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  • All
  • Cardiac rehab
  • Elderly rehab
  • General Information
  • Joint & muscle pains
  • Mental health
  • Neurology
  • Orthopaedics
  • Post natal Recovery
  • Rehabilitation
  • Respiratory care
  • Sports injuries
  • Women's Health
winter training

Top tips for winter health

A number of challenges occur as we move into the colder months and if we don’t plan well and stay disciplined, it’s …

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – what you need to know

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a common condition that causes pain, numbness, and weakness in the wrist and hand. CTS can affect …

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Surgery is not always necessary if you suffer from bunions – physio can help you

A bunion is a bony projection that forms at the base of the big toe. It forms when the big toe is …

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How can physio help treat Whiplash?

A whiplash is a neck injury caused by a sudden back and forth movement of your head and neck like the cracking …

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Why is it so important to sit up straight?

We all fall into a habit of having poor sitting postures. Slouching is often considered to be more comfortable, and the body …

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How to exercise safely during and after pregnancy

For many pregnant women, exercise during pregnancy can be daunting but recent guidance from the UK Chief Medical Officers recommends that pregnant …

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How can physiotherapy help maintain independence for the elderly?

Seeing a physiotherapist can help you maintain and increase your independence by restoring the mobility, balance, and level of physical activity. This …

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How to treat upper trapezius pain

The trapezius muscle is a triangular shaped muscle at the bottom of your neck. It spans the width of your shoulders, attaches …

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Tips on how to run safely during the winter months

There are many benefits of running in the winter such as building physical endurance as well as building mental strength and burning …

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How to keep motivation going to keep exercising

In today’s day and age with everyone being so busy with life, usually exercise is the first activity to be lost. We …

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How do you get rid of a cervicogenic headache?

A Cervicogenic headache is one of several types of headaches. It is a headache that may be related to problems in the …

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Exercise tips for the over 60s – not exercised before, can I start now?

Exercise is an important aspect of life for people of all ages. It has many physical and mental health benefits, and it …

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growing pains

How do you get rid of growing pains?

Growing Pains are the pains that cause children to wake up from their sleep complaining of pain, aching or burning sensations in …

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Can disc protrusion resolve on its own?

Disc protrusion is more commonly known as slipped disc and affects your spine. It is mostly an age-related condition that occurs when …

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What can I expect from my first appointment?

Your first appointment will start with an initial assessment and can take up to 60-minutes including treatment. Our physiotherapists will ask you detailed questions …

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Exercise tips for the over 60s – not exercised before, can I start now?

Exercise is an important aspect of life for people of all ages. It has many physical and mental health benefits, and it …

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How mobilisations and manipulations by a qualified physiotherapist can help

Mobilisation and manipulations are manual techniques used to aid joint movement. They are normally used by a physiotherapist when their patient has …

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All about triathlon training with our physio Matt

Matt has completed a number of triathlons. Here we have a chat with Matt all about triathlon training and his tips and …

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Benefits of TENS therapy. How does Muscle Electrical Stimulation work?

What is a TENS Machine? TENS is an abbreviation of Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation. Transcutaneous means “across the skin”. In simple terms, a TENS …

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How to treat a groin strain

Groin strain is unpleasant and can be experienced by anyone. A muscle or ligament in the groin area can become strained during …

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How to treat foot pain

There are many different causes of foot pain ranging from bunions to plantar fasciitis to an Achilles tendon rupture. Overuse or injury …

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Top tips on preventing overtraining injuries

Overtraining injuries are common in all people who exercise from athletes to people training recreationally. They are caused by putting your body …

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How to become a Physiotherapist

There are various entry routes to becoming a physiotherapist. Regardless of academic level, each route provides you with a high-quality learning experience …

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Lymphoedema

Lymphoedema is a long-term (chronic) condition that causes swelling in the body’s tissues. It can affect any part of the body, but …

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia primarily affects women between the ages of 30 and 50 years old and can be triggered by a stressful/traumatic physical or …

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Benefits of a body MOT with a physiotherapist

As car owners, we all know that once a year our car gets a full MOT check, to ensure that it is …

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What is the role of a physio treating patients with an anxiety disorder?

Anxiety is a generalised mood disorder that results in feelings of apprehension, fear or worry. Anxiety is often caused by stress at …

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Benefits of using Kinesiology tape

Kinesiology tape is a very effective type of sports tape. It has a vast range of uses beyond the athletic usage. It …

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How is physio good for the lungs?

Dr Ade qualified in 1998 from the University of Ibadan, Nigeria. He has completed a B.Sc and a PhD in Physiotherapy. Ade …

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When can intensive physiotherapy help?

There is growing evidence to show that short bursts of intensive therapy can lead to improvements in functions such as walking, balance …

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How can stretching help relieve aches and pains

Stretching exercises can encourage the lengthening of your muscles and their associated tendons to normalise your muscle length and tension ratio. Muscles …

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All about marathon training with our physio Dan

Our physio Dan is about to undertake his first marathon next month. Here we have a chat with Dan about how his …

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Lymphatic drainage and how can it help

Lymphatic drainage massage is a gentle form of massage used to relieve painful swelling in your arms and legs caused by lymphedema. Lymphedema …

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Benefits of Physiotherapy over painkillers

Many of us struggle with physical pain every day. Many rely on medication, while others choose methods such as physiotherapy, massage, acupuncture …

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Signs you need physiotherapy

At whatever age or stage in life we are, we all suffer aches and pains at some point, some that can come …

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Deep tissue sports massage and how it helps

If you are experiencing stress, muscle soreness, or pain and you feel like your body is a giant knot of tense muscles …

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Why it’s important to keep elderly residents in care homes active?

As many of our loved ones age, more and more families have to make the hard decision of whether a care home …

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Tips for regaining strength after a hospital stay

Checking into a hospital for a procedure or following a medical event can be a stressful experience. As well as medical concerns, …

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Fitness mistakes you must avoid

Skipping your warm-up routine Warming up before working out and light movements lubricate joints and elongate muscles, tendons, and ligaments. It also …

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Physiotherapy post Coronavirus

How can physio help you? Physiotherapy plays such a vital role in the rehabilitation of patients who have suffered with Covid-19, who …

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