Running & Shin Splints

Shin splints is a generic term for pain felt on the inside and back of the shin bone. The pain normally gets worse during running, although can fade during activity, returning after cessation. So what’s the source of this pain? The bone is surrounded by a membrane...

Stress causes back pain?

Life can be incredibly stressful at times but can it really cause back pain? Stress is not just a state of mind. When we are stressed the body produces the “stress hormones” adrenaline and cortisol. These hormones increase our heart rate, increase blood sugar, enhance...