Supplements & Herbs for Migraine Headache

Supplements & Herbs for Migraine Here are some non-drug or alternative treatment options for Migraine 1. Magnesium 2. Ribioflavin (Vitamin B) 3. CoQ10 4. Butterbur 5. Feverfew These are considered Migraine preventatives. You take them daily for at least 3 months and monitor if there is any effect on your Migraine, namely the frequency and Read More…

Food and Migraine

Are you feeding your Migraine?  Food and migraine is a popular and sometimes confusing subject for my patients. In this article I discuss food-related disorders such as Coeliac disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Wheat Allergy and Gluten Sensitivity and their relationship with migraine headache. I discuss how migraine headache, a neurological disorder, can be considered a Read More…

Migraine and Physiotherapy

My left eye is target practice for the circus knife-thrower. The searing, white hot pain of his knives will eventually subside. The nausea, the vomiting, the isolation will pass; but the fear of the next attack remains.  This disease will not kill me, but is slowly steals my life. Migraine stops soccer games with my Read More…

Gaelic Football Injuries: How do they compare to Soccer and Rugby?

Murphy and Blake conducted a four year study tracking over 800 inter-county Gaelic Footballers between 2007 and 2010 and their findings were published in the American Journal of Sports Medicine in 2012. Match Play Injury Risk Gaelic Football had a match play injury risk that was greater than soccer but less than rugby. Gaelic football Read More…

Michelle’s Olympic Experience

London 2012 Olympics My name is Michelle Biggins and I am a chartered physiotherapist with a special interest in sports injuries. I was selected to work at the London 2012 Olympics where I was part of the specialist medical team located in the infamous Athletes’ Village. We provided treatment to athletes from every one of Read More…