Stockport’s NHS is struggling to cope with the surge in influenza (flu) especially affecting children aged under 5. Emergency Hospital beds in Greater Manchester are full. The best way to protect your child (and everyone else in your household) is to get your child vaccinated before Christmas. Please call into the practice as your passing,
Dystonia is a neurological movement disorder. It presents with uncontrollable and sometimes painful muscle spasms triggered by incorrect signals from the brain. It is the 3rd most common movement disorder behind Parkinson’s and essential tremor. Dystonia can affect any region of the body including the eyelids, face, jaw, vocal cords, torso, limbs, hands, and feet. It presents differently depending on the region of the body affected and each type has its own clinical name.
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Managing your bone, joint or muscle pain can be difficult. However there are many services and self care support that is available to you. Please visit the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy, to find out how you can manage better your type of MSK pain.
Pain Concern is a charity working to support and inform people with pain and those who care for them, whether family, friends or healthcare professionals. We believe that pain is best faced together by the ‘Pain Community’ of people with pain, their family, supporters and healthcare professionals.
0300 123 0789
The Pain Toolkit
The Pain Toolkit is for people who live with persistent pain and Healthcare teams who support them Many people with pain say they feel trapped or stuck in a persistent pain cycle? On good days they do more and on bad days less.
Flippin’ Pain has a number of key campaign messages focused on raising awareness of the problem of persistent pain, spreading the word about a modern scientific understanding of pain, and giving people knowledge, skills and hope for a better way forward.
My Live Well with Pain
My Live Well with Pain is completely free to use, and is full of trusted techniques that people with persistent pain have found useful, in helping them to get on with their lives and live well with pain.