Maternal Health Month

Pregnancy can be a joyful and sometimes daunting stage in life. For some it represents the culmination of a long journey to become a parent. Ensure that you pace yourself at each trimester and listen to your body, try to embrace the changes taking place. Regular...

Hip pain in adults

Hip pain in adults The most common causes of hip pain we see in adults at The Harrison Clinic are; Osteoarthritis – Inflammation of the tissues in and around the hip joint, damage to cartilage and if advancing bony growths (osteophytes) that develop around the edge of...

Lower Back Pain

Low back pain hinders as all at some point, in fact it is estimated that 80% of us will experience low back pain throughout our lifetime. Men and women are affected equally and the pain can range in intensity from a dull constant ache to sudden sharp pain. Low back...

Christmas Shopping – Carry heavy bags reminder

With Christmas preparations in full swing across the country, we thought it would be a good time to remind all of you going out to hunt down presents for loved ones, to be wary when carrying all those gifts around the shops. Carrying heavy bags can potentially be...

Back Care Awareness Week

Back pain is very common and normally improves within a few weeks or months. It can be felt anywhere along the spine – from the neck down to the pelvis. In most cases the pain isn’t caused by anything serious and will usually get better over time. There are...