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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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Dr Teo talks about strokes - Home Physio Group

Talking strokes with Dr James Teo

Dr James Teo is a consultant neurologist with a specialist interest in stroke rehabilitation, general neurology, brain injury and clinical informatics. He holds …

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how do stem cells work - Home Physio Group

Stem cells – The new craze

Stem cells – This allows us to heal broken bones and replace skin damaged by cuts and burns. All of this make stem …

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physio for poor posture - Home Physio Group

Pain and myofascial trigger point therapy

The word myofascial means muscle tissue (myo) and fascia is the connective tissue beneath the skin that attaches, stabilizes, encloses, and separates muscles and other internal …

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physio to help with your balance - Home Physio Group

Balance and falls prevention

Balance is crucial for everyday living, weight training, climbing, running, or even just walking around. We all take balance for granted as we navigate …

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exercises to help the elderly - Home Physio Group

Falls prevention

Over 400 risk factors leading to falls have been identified includinglack of physical activity resulting in loss of muscle tone, decreased bone mass, …

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How to take care of your tracheostomy - Home Physio Group

Tracheostomy management

What is a tracheostomy? A tracheostomy is a medical procedure, either temporary or permanent, that involves creating an opening in the neck …

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physio to help with type 2 diabetes - Home Physio Group

How can physiotherapy help tackle type 2 diabetes?

New NICE (National Institute for Health & Care Excellence) Guidelines has been published in September 2017. It states that health professionals, such …

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physiotherapy for the elderly - Home Physio Group

Physiotherapy for early Parkinson’s disease – is it really necessary?

The National Institute of Clinical Excellence (NICE) has updated its guideline to recommend specialist physiotherapy for early-stage Parkinson’s, such as for individuals with …

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re-wire the brain with physio - Home Physio Group

Did you know that our brain has its own map?

Proprioception is the brain’s ability to sense the relative positions, movements and orientation of different parts of the body. Information coming in …

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exercises to do before surgery - Home Physio Group

What’s the point in pre-habilitation?

Pre-habilitation or Prehab is an exercise programme that starts a number of weeks before surgery. The principles of prehab is to strengthen …

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pilate exercises for back pain - Home Physio Group

Is Pilates good for back pain?

Many of us suffer from back pain and it can really hinder your everyday activities and working life. Pilates is a form of …

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physio to help your recovery from a knee replacement - Home Physio Group

What are the benefits of custom made knee replacements?

Nowadays, we’re seeing younger and younger patients undergoing knee replacement surgery. No two knees are the same, so the question one needs to …

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physio to help the pain of osteoarthritis - Home Physio Group

Osteoarthritis – what a PAIN, literally!

Joint pain happens to the best of us – osteoarthritis particularly becomes a real pain to some of us as we get older. …

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physio for ACL injury - Home Physio Group

Can physio help recovery from ACL injury?

Anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstruction is a type of knee surgery to replace the ACL, usually using a tendon from another part of …

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physio to help you with joint pain - Home Physio Group

Recovery after rotator cuff surgery

A rotator cuff injury is when you have inflammation or a tear in the muscles and tendons in your shoulder.  You can develop this …

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Talking hands and wrists with Mr Di Mascio - Home Physio Group

Interview with surgeon Mr Livio Di Mascio

Mr Livio Di Mascio is a full time Orthopaedic Surgeon who is working as the lead of the Upper Limb Orthopaedic Department at The …

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