Are Joint Injections Effective for Pain Relief?

Are Joint Injections Effective for Pain Relief?
As mums our body undergoes a lot of physical changes starting from pregnancy to childbirth to caring for our little ones and even after that. Add to that the fact that motherhood is now common in the late 30’s age when degeneration (wear and tear) of our spine and joints starts, it is no surprise that our bodies can find these physical changes challenging. These physical changes can manifest as back pain, neck pain or joint pain. And for mums specially in high demand jobs such as an executive role there is the additional stress of sitting at your desk from nine to five, long meetings and extensive travelling. All these add to the physical challenges of motherhood and they can contribute to the pains and discomforts. 
 
If you suffer from joint pain or tendinitis (inflammation/pain in your tendons) or a heel spur your doctor may have advised you to take a joint injection for pain relief. It can be a very overwhelming thought to get an injection into your joint and you might have a lot of questions regarding its effectiveness, pain from the injection and if an injection is really worth it?  
In this blog, we will address some of these common questions about joint injections and one big mistake that people do after they are given a joint injection.....
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Are pain relief gels and patches effective in reducing your pain?

Are pain relief gels and patches effective in reducing your pain?
It is common for mums to develop back pain when they miss out on their exercises due to lack of time or when they are busy driving long distance to and from kids classes and school or sitting in meeting for long hours at work. Most of us have been in similar situation where we have reached out for a pain relief gel or pain patch to ease the aches and pains. But do these pain relief gels and pain patches actually work? In this blog we will discuss how and when these gels and patches work on our pain .....
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5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 2)

5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 2)
In this blog, we are going to discuss five tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels. This is a two part blog. In this first part we talked about what happens when you wear high heels and how can it lead to back pain. This was followed by the first two tips. 
Following on from the previous two tips, the third one is for those who get achy and tired feet or back pain due to the high heels .....
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5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 1)

5 tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels (Part 1)
If you suffer from back pain wearing high heeled shoes maybe the trigger that leads to a flare up of your back pain. Do you ever wonder if your back pain is going to put an end to your ‘high heeled’ days? Or are you a mum who works in a high profile job where your high heels are a part of your everyday work attire?
 
In this blog, we are going to discuss five tips to manage your back pain while wearing heels
This is a two part blog. In this first part lets talk about what happens when you wear high heels and how can it lead to back pain. This will give you a better understanding of the tips that we will be subsequently discussing. 
 
When you wear high heels, your lower body ..... 
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How Your Feet Can Affect the Spine: The Relationship between Feet and Low Back Pain

How Your Feet Can Affect the Spine: The Relationship between Feet and Low Back Pain
Feet are often the forgotten part of the body when it comes to health. We focus on our heads, our hearts, and even our guts, but we often neglect our feet. And yet, they are so important! In this blog post, we will discuss the relationship between feet and low back pain. Many people suffer from back pain without realising that their feet may be to blame. Keep reading to learn more! ....
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