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Stiff Shoulder Treatment

| Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Shoulder Pain

Stiff Shoulder? Consider these 3 easy treatment options     The shoulder joint is a complex combination of different joints and muscles that allow us a huge range of flexibility and movement. This movement at the shoulder is possible because of the amount of mobility the shoulder joints allow. The glenohumeral joint (shoulder ball and […]


Persistent foot or ankle pain?

| Ankle and Foot Pain, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London

Have you considered the talonavicular or calcaneocuboid joint elements?   Foot and ankle conditions such as a sprained ankle or ankle fracture are common. They are some of the most frequent injuries presenting to emergency departments and GPs across the country. Most will resolve as expected within normal healing times for bones and ligaments but a percentage […]


How to diagnose persistent leg pain

| Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London

Persistent leg pain: Is it because of the blood vessels or Sciatica The word often banded around for leg pain is ‘sciatica’. Most people will have heard of this term or heard a friend or work colleague discussing their Sciatica. They are normally referring to leg pain that feels a little nervy or radiates down the leg. The problem […]


Could tape help you after injury?

| Sports Physiotherapy

Five fast facts about taping after injury    Many injuries around the body can benefit from taping techniques. It is a technique loved by some therapists but loathed by others. The reason for this split is because all too often it is the go-to treatment of choice for every condition, coupled with the fact that […]


Sprained your ankle?

| Ankle and Foot Pain

What causes a sprained ankle?   There are 5 risk factors that can cause the problem to persist: Ankle sprains are very common. They are the number one injury presenting to most emergency departments. Most of us will have experienced an ankle sprain at some point in our lives. This acute injury commonly affects the […]


Physiotherapy in Irish Dance

| Acute and Chronic Pain

Physiotherapy & Irish Dance: Our thoughts on injury prevention       Our Physiotherapist Leanne Plenge was recently at the Association for Foot and Ankle Physiotherapists Conference on dance in London. One of the speakers was Dr Roisin Cahalan from the University of Limerick speaking on considerations we need to make for Irish dancers. She spoke […]


Ever tried to read a research article and wondered what they were going on about? Understand the evidence about your musculoskeletal condition now.

| Acute and Chronic Pain, General Health, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London

  Understand the evidence of your Musculoskeletal Condition   Due to the ever expanding internet we are now able to find out so much more about a condition or pain that we are experiencing. it is far easier than the days of having to go to a library with a specific question and searching through text […]


Unexplained shoulder pain? Have you considered all the neural causes?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Shoulder Pain

What causes Shoulder pain? Shoulder pain is common and it’s tricky to treat. Often shoulder problems persist many months before improving. sometimes this pain will persist. Pain can focus in several different sites around the shoulder complex. Common places for it to occur are in the upper outer arm where the deltoid muscle is or […]


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