Worried About Your Pain? – Red Flags to Look Out For

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Throughout our lifetime we will all experience pain at some point. We will have periods of time when we might get ill and feel horrible in ourselves. Pain or illness can be upsetting and make us feel rubbish. Usually this will pass within a short time span and we can then return to our usual activities, quickly forgetting how horrible we felt…

All you need to know about your Intervertebral Discs

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This blog of our ‘Basic Anatomy’ series of the body we have been doing discusses intervertebral discs. What are the myths about our intervertebral discs? There are many and varied myths out there about the risks of damage to our intervertebral discs. It can be very worrying to read labels such as ‘slipped disc’ or ‘compressed nerve’ and to not…

How can Physio help your mobility?

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What is a mobility problem? Mobility problems can occur whatever age or ability you are; ranging from a child to an athlete to an elderly person. Mobility is ability to move – this can be running, walking, moving a wheelchair or walking with aids like crutches or sticks.  Your mobility may have deteriorated to some degree due an injury,…

All you need to know about Tendons

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Some facts about our tendons They come in varying shapes and sizes within the body They allow smooth movement around corners and are efficient pulleys for the action of our muscles.  Good example of this is our the tendons in our fingers and hands which allow the fine and precise movements we have but within the restricted space of our slim fingers and hands. Tendons…

5 Top Tips to Avoid Back Injuries

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Back pain and back injury is the most common complaint in the world that leads to a GP appointment. It is thought that 9 out of 10 people in the UK will experience back pain in their lifetime. At Physiocomestoyou, we see huge numbers of people with back pain each year and so we stay up to date with the latest research and ideas…

Experiencing High Pain? Could it be Complex Regional Pain Syndrome?

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What are the other names for CRPS? Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) has been known as Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy, Arm and Neck Syndrome, Causalgia, Reflex Neurovascular Dystrophy and Amplified Musculoskeletal Pain Syndrome to name a few. I am also sure that each person who has had to live with this condition has some other personal names they use to describe it!…

5 Top Foam Roller Moves to Maximise Your Lower Limb Flexibility

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  Foam rollers work on fascial movement and mobility. Fascia encompasses the different layers and tissues beneath our skin and within our bodies. The layers should all move against and past each other relatively freely, and have a good blood flow within and between layers with minimal restriction. If you have had an injury or persistent problem within a limb, the movement of these…

Do You Have Sciatica?

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Our physio and Bristol Manager Leanne reveals how a tailored treatment plan is essential for the successful treatment of sciatica.  “I have sciatica. I know I have because I have the same symptoms that my brother-in-law had last year…” This statement usually fills physiotherapists with apprehension as the term ‘sciatica’ is fast becoming overused. I think it’s because back pain and back…

All You Need to Know about Ankylosing Spondylitis

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Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory condition, which predominantly affects the joints of the spine, hip joints and sacroiliac joint (joints within the pelvis). There is a higher prevalence of AS in men, and symptoms normally start to show around the age of 20-30. Most patients diagnosed with AS have complained of back pain or pelvic pain for quite a few years before a…