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Jan, 2018

The Easiest Way To Invest In Your Health

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We all know we should get active but find out why walking works... This week I attended a course to become a walk leader for the ‘ walking for health scheme’ supported my  Macmillian and Active Devon.  The below statistics are taken from the walking for health 'walking works article which can be found here.. Inactivity accounts for 17% of early deaths i the UK. Physical inactivity cause a huge…

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Jan, 2018

Shoulder Injuries: How to return to play safely

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Common Shoulder Injuries Some of the key shoulder injuries include acromioclavicular joint (ACJ) sprain, shoulder dislocation, clavicle (collarbone) fractures, subluxation and rotator cuff tears. ACJ sprains, clavicle fractures and dislocations typically result from direct impact, such as a fall or contact with another player. Shoulder dislocations are common in rugby because the shoulder is put into vulnerable positions and can encounter substantial stress. When reaching for a tackle, the arm goes into abduction…

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