Physio Blog

Should My Physio Treatment be Painful?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Shoulder Pain

Our Bristol Manager and physio Leanne Plenge clarifies whether there is actually any truth in the ‘no pain no gain’ cliché, and whether the exercises your physio prescribes should be painful.  In the years I have been practicing as a physio I have heard the statement no pain no gain many times.  Sometimes from behind […]


Are you Sitting Comfortably? Perhaps for Now, But it May not be the Best for your Spine!

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Back pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Posture, Shoulder Pain

We can all be guilty of adopting poor posture, whether that’s sitting in your office chair, hunched over your laptop, or doing a million and one things whist cradling the phone between your neck and shoulder.  Or how about the heavy bag you’re carrying around every day, with all of your “essentials” in there?  Or […]


Limping or experiencing pain in your hip? You could have problems with your Gluteus Medius!

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain

The gluteus medius muscle is a very important muscle in the body as it helps us to stabilise whilst walking or during any single leg activity such as running and jumping. If this muscle is dysfunctional then it can lead to walking with a limp, known as a trendelenburg gait. When we stand on our […]


What Everybody Ought to Know About Acupuncture and Physio

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Shoulder Pain

Physiotherapy consists of a variety of techniques, which originate from all over the globe. One of these techniques, which are becoming frequently used in the management of injuries and pain, is Acupuncture. Originating from China, Acupuncture has been adapted for the West society and consists of traditional and trigger point needling.  Chinese medicine believes there […]


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