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physiotherapy to help build up your strength after a long stay in hospital - Home Physio Group

Why our parents need physiotherapy following a prolonged hospital stay

Are you worried about your parents being discharged home following a prolonged hospital stay? After all it is a thought that runs …

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physio for the elderly - Home Physio Group

1st October – International Older People’s Day!

Older People’s Day is coming up on the 1st October 2020 and as a chartered physiotherapist I will be supporting it. People these …

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physiotherapy for Parkinson's - Home Physio Group

Combating depression in Parkinson’s disease with exercise

Robin Williams was one of many who fell to be a victim of smiling depression. It only came out after his death …

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physio to help dementia - Home Physio Group

The role of exercise in dementia care

We all know that dementia is on the rise worldwide due to our ageing population, but what role does exercise have in …

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ice or heat to treat an injury - Home Physio Group

Should you use ice or heat to treat an injury?

One of the most common questions I get is whether ice or heat is best for pain and injuries. The answer is …

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physio to help chronic pain - Home Physio Group

How to exercise when you suffer from chronic pain? Here are some tips…

Chronic pain is generally speaking categorised as a pain that is not relieved within 3 months. It is a very difficult condition …

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physio for heart disease and diabetes - Home Physio Group

Exercise can be as effective as drugs for treating heart disease & diabetes?

A review in the British Medical Journal by Naci et al (2013) suggests that exercise and medication are potentially similar in their …

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is a heavy back pack bad for my kid - Home Physio Group

Is a heavy backpack bad for our kids?

The summer holidays are over and your children have returned to school. But have you thought about their backs and their delicate …

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are UGGS bad for your feet - Home Physio Group

Are UGGs good for you, yes or no?

Winter is just around the corner and many of us are now thinking about purchasing a warm pair of UGGs. We all …

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physio for DOMS - Home Physio Group

Coping with the good old DOMS

DOMS or Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness may come about a day or two after participating in physical activity, particularly after doing something …

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stretches for lower back pain - Home Physio Group

Is back pain stopping you from exercising?

So many people are worried and are actively avoiding exercise because they believe that it may make their pain worse. Back pain …

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physio can help with depression - Home Physio Group

Can stress affect your heart?

I recently went to a lecture about how stress affects your heart. I know that an element of stress in our lives …

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disability awareness day - Home Physio Group

Suffer from a neurological condition? How physiotherapy can help

You may know of somebody who has had a neurological condition, or you might be reading this because it is you suffering. You …

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how to sit well at a workstation - Home Physio Group

Guidance for your computer work station

Are you required to sit at the computer for long hours at work? Does your back sometimes feel stiff and uncomfortable? Do …

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exercises to help with poor balance - Home Physio Group

Physiotherapy can help you if you have poor balance and poor mobility

The human balance system is a complex system which relies on a number of factors. When one or more of these factors …

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physio for balance - Home Physio Group

Is physiotherapy good for the elderly?

The number of times I have been told by total strangers “your thumbs must hurt you from massaging people,” “what do you …

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Dr Spencer-Smith talking on back pain - Home Physio Group

Talking back pain with Dr Spencer-Smith

Cath qualified in 1995 and trained in Sports Medicine at Bath University. She has worked with an extensive range of different sports …

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exercises to get strong before skiing - Home Physio Group

How to avoid ski injuries

Prepare your body – get fit! Skiing puts extra stress on your muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons.  If your body isn’t conditioned …

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Mr Ajuied, knee surgeon - Home Physio Group

Interview with knee surgeon Mr Adil Ajuied

Mr Ajuied is a full time knee surgeon in London specialising in all aspects of knee surgery. Mr Ajuied has been appointed …

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double jointed - Home Physio Group

Are you double jointed? Are you affected by hypermobility syndrome?

Are you double jointed? Are you affected by Hypermobility Syndrome? Why don’t you take the test yourself? Being double jointed or hypermobile …

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physio for osteoporosis - Home Physio Group

“I suffer from osteoporosis, should I be exercising?”

Osteoporosis is a condition whereby our bones become brittle. It is characterised by a decrease in bone density therefore resulting in fragile …

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mindfullness & physiotherapy - Home Physio Group

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is not a traditional way of healing pain. However, it is becoming ever more popular amongst the masses in the modern …

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physio for balance - Home Physio Group

Tai Chi to improve physical function and depression

Depressed and/or have back pain? Maybe you should consider taking up Tai Chi. Tai chi is a traditional Chinese exercise system that …

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can acupuncture help your pain - Home Physio Group

Does Acupuncture actually work or is it a myth?

Acupuncture is a craze in today’s world, but does it actually work and what is the evidence to support it? Celebrities far and …

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Physio for the older generation - Home Physio Group

Can we avoid frailty as we get older?

For those aged 70 plus, frailty can be very common. However, there are many steps to take to avoid it. Here are …

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elderly rehabilition - Home Physio Group

Bringing exercise to the elderly

In order to help you in the best way possible, we at Home Physio Group treat each patient individually, according to their personal stories. …

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respiratory physiotherapy - Home Physio Group

Do you breathe correctly?

Breathing is something we all do naturally and most of us do not think much about it when we exercise – we all …

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mobility problems - Home Physio Group

Can physio help to fight frailty?

Physios Have the ‘Golden Bullet’ to fight frailty, says the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy In order to help you in the best way possible, …

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how long do I need to wait for a joint replacement - Home Physio Group

*NEWS FLASH* – waiting times to rise for hip and knee replacements

Mr Simon Stevens, the NHS England Boss, has spoken. He states that patients will face longer waits for operations such as hip …

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physio can really help with depression - Home Physio Group

Exercise can help anxiety & depression

Physical activity and exercise is an important component in the treatment of mild to moderate depression. It is considered to be as …

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physiotherapy to help with Parkinson's - Home Physio Group

Physiotherapy for Parkinson’s disease – does it help?

Parkinson’s is a progressive neurological condition. People with Parkinson’s don’t have enough of a chemical called dopamine because some nerve cells in …

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tips on how to get a good night's sleep - Home Physio Group

“Good posture is key to good sleep” says The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy

As a home visiting physiotherapist, I see many people suffering with aches and pains, particularly of their lower backs and necks. Poor sleeping …

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help rewire your muscle memory - Home Physio Group

Muscle memory and physiotherapy

Any form of motor activity such as walking, swimming, golfing, all requires learning complex muscle movements in a proper sequence. What we call ‘muscle memory’ is …

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good exercises to do after a knee replacement - Home Physio Group

Stiffness after knee replacement surgery – what should you do?

Knee replacement surgery is performed to replace the worn-out cartilage in the knee joint. Having a knee replacement often gives excellent outcomes, however …

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physiotherapy to help with MS - Home Physio Group

Pain and multiple sclerosis (MS)

Up to three quarters of people living with MS experience pain as one of their symptoms. It can be one of the most difficult …

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physio to help you to walk without pain - Home Physio Group

Are you limping or struggling to walk?

In order to help you in the best way possible, we at Home Physio Group treat each patient individually, according to their personal stories. …

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exercises to help with your posture - Home Physio Group

Exercises to improve your posture

Pain is often due to poor posture.  By improving your posture with these exercises, you may just get rid of your pain! …

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regain your balance - Home Physio Group

How vestibular rehabilitation can help you?

Vestibular rehabilitation is an exercise based programme to improve balance and reduce dizziness related problems. A specially trained physiotherapist can design a program for …

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physio to help you recover after a hip replacement - Home Physio Group

Best way to recover from a hip replacement

Hip replacement surgery is a procedure to replace your hip joint with artificial parts if its been damaged or worn away. This damage is …

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exercises to treat back pain - Home Physio Group

How can I treat my back pain?

Back pain is a common problem that can interfere with a person’s everyday work and personal life. Fortunately for us there are many “at …

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