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HTC - Blog - LSVT Big


LSVT BIG trains people with Parkinson’s disease (PD) to use their bodies more normally.  People living with PD or other neurological conditions (stroke, MS, FND) often move differently, with gestures and actions that become smaller and slower. They may have trouble with getting around, getting dressed, and with other activities of daily living. LSVT BIG …

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HTC - Blog - Cranial Osteopathy

Cranial Osteopathy

What Is Cranial Osteopathy? Cranial osteopathy is not different to osteopathy, it is the name given to a subtle and refined approach that follows all the principles of osteopathy, but that includes the anatomy and physiology of the head.  It uses gentle manipulative pressure to encourage the release of stresses and strains throughout the body.  Cranial Osteopathy …

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HTC - Blog - Diabetic Footcare

Diabetic Footcare

Diabetes is a lifelong condition that can cause foot problems. Some of these problems occur because the nerves & blood vessels supplying the feet are damaged, this can affect 1.. the feeling in the feet ( peripheral neuropathy) 2.. the circulation in the feet ( peripheral vascular disease or ischaemia ) These changes can be …

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HTC - Blog - Rotator Cuff Pain

Rotator Cuff Pain

Rotator Cuff pain is often caused by an inflamed, deteriorated, or torn rotator cuff tendon.   Associated discomfort(s) can be localised to the back, side, or rear of the shoulder and may often be described as dull and/or achy with possible occasional sharp shooting pains. On occasion, the pain can also refer to the outside …

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