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Mask wearing: how it can affect our neck, jaw and breathing patterns

Since the most recent COVID-19 outbreak, lockdown and restrictions are back in place again, and with that – mask wearing! Wearing a mask is part of being a responsible citizen but it can affect our neck, jaw and breathing patterns especially if we are wearing one for long periods of time. Here are some ways wearing a mask may affect you and handy tips to help make mask wearing more manageable. 

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Feeling not quite right down below?

June is Prolapse Awareness Month. Pelvic organ prolapse is defined as a ‘slipping of pelvic organs’, whereby organs can descend from their normal position within the pelvic cavity. Symptoms are described as a feeling of heaviness, bulging or dragging in the vagina, period like pain, and difficulty with bladder and bowel voiding. 

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How to recognise a concussion injury

Concussions in kids is something not to be missed! Children are more susceptible to concussion than adults ‘due to the fact their brains and bodies are still growing.’ Concussion doesn’t just occur with winter sports, they can also occur in other activities such as ‘cycling accidents and falling at the playground.’