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 […]
What is Cartilage? Cartilage is a fundamental part of the human body. There are three main types of cartilage within the human body: 1. Fibrocartilage The first is fibrocartilage, which is found in the discs in between the bones of the spine and the shock absorbing menisci in the knees (shown below) When skin is […]
Stress fractures occurs in bones when they undergo fatigue due to excessive repetitive loading through activities such as running or military training. The bone will first start with a ‘stress response’ and then if the stress continues can increase to becoming a crack in the bone called a ‘stress fracture’. It will start as a […]
There are a significant number of rheumatology conditions that predominantly involve inflammation of joints or the soft tissues of the body. If uncontrolled this inflammation has numerous and wide reaching effects. It can affect the condition of the joints and reduce movement due to pain, swelling or in some cases deformity. It can also reduce the flexibility […]
At the start of a physiotherapy session, our therapists will discuss with their patient what their goals are. This allows the client to think clearly and verbalise what they want to achieve, and it often throws up their frustrations. As one of our patients reported, “’I haven’t been able to get back to netball after […]
In the final part of this special 2 part blog series, our Head of Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Emma McCabe reveals the evidence, which proves the effectiveness of hydrotherapy, and also some simple hydrotherapy exercises that you can even do at your own local pool. In one systematic review, Perraton et al (2009) reviewed eleven studies of […]
In this special 2 part blog series, our Head of Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Emma McCabe reveals all you need to know about hydrotherapy and its benefits. Hydrotherapy, or water therapy, is the use of water (hot or cold water, steam, or ice) to relieve discomfort and promote physical well-being. Originally this therapy was known as ‘hydropathy’ […]
According to The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists, “35% of over-65s experience one or more falls. About 45% of people over 80 who live in the community fall each year. 10%-25% of these people will sustain a serious injury”. A fragility fracture is any fall from standing height (around 6ft) or less. Fragile bones are more […]
We are looking for orthopaedic, paediatric, and neurological physios throughout the UK interested in part time private domiciliary work on a self employed basis. Excellent rates of pay and support. If you or a colleague/friend of yours are interested please contact us by email at email@example.com. Looking forward to hearing from you.
We’re delighted to be selling ‘MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones’ via our online shop. We can’t recommend this book highly enough and like us, the author, Margaret Martin is devoted to helping individuals achieve their personal health and fitness goals. What is the Melioguide? An exercise program designed to treat and prevent osteoporosis, osteopenia and low bone […]
I was very satisfied with your service thank you. My call was returned within 3 hours, and the physiotherapist arrived within about 3 further hours. I thought she was knowledgeable and really helped. She also followed up after 48 hours.
- Cheryl Hemingway
Ivan has a very professional & relaxed manner & the treatment was excellent-the chronic back pain I had has not recurred. I have never felt so relaxed & well for a long time. I am only sorry I don't live here but will book to see Ivan again when we are next in the area. Also Dorota was very helpful & understanding in arranging a same day appointment for me. You run a very good service & I am so glad I found it.
That's was the most rapid quality service ever. Special thanks to Gemma for being so efficient and Ivan for the amazing treatment.
- Jaroy Buffong
I was in considerable pain and was struggling to stand up as I couldn't straighten my back. Maria Kanaki came out to my house on two separate occasions. She slowly got me to make a number of moves and exercises as well as massaging my back. This made a tremendous difference. After the first visit I was able to move quite a bit more freely and the pain was significantly reduced. Progress continued with the second visit and I was able to move a lot more and stop taking painkillers. Maria made a massive difference and I am extremely grateful to her. I could not possibly have got to a physio [clinic] and it was a weekend. [Furthermore] it was brilliant to have a physio come to my house within 24 hours of my making contact. The service was excellent and I would not hesitate to contact Physiocomestoyou again if I was suffering from similar back problems again. Thanks from a satisfied customer.
- Stephen HAlexander
Thank you to Rhian for helping my mother who is now much better.
- Richard Fane
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