Parkinsons

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Parkinsons is a progressive, neurodegenrative disorder. People with Parkinson’s don’t have enough dopamine in their body, as some of their nerve cells have died. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, it helps transfer signals between nerve cells (neurons). It’s more common in people over the age of 50 but younger people can get it. Ageing is not a cause of parkinsons.…

Swelling after an operation – 5 causes not to ignore

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Swelling can occur for many reasons. It normally presents as an increase in the size of the affected body part or a change in the shape. You might notice heat and pain around the same area but not always. Swelling can be due to a number of different reasons. Often it is not worrying or concerning and can be treated relatively easily. Sometimes it…

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,…

3 Top Tips for Getting More Out of Your Physio Appointments

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Have you booked yourself an appointment with a physiotherapist and you’re not sure what to expect? Perhaps you’re also concerned that you won’t get the most for your time and money? Whether you are seeing a private or NHS physio, your priorities won’t change hugely. You’ll want the best outcome possible with the least disruption to your time and least expense. Follow…

The Benefits of Having Physio at Home

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There are many great reasons to have physiotherapy at home. Within one session, it is possible for your therapist to understand your individual needs. By treating patients in their every day environments, our therapists get see their patient’s problems first hand. We can fully appreciate the goals that a patient can describe in clinic, but it can be a struggle to…

How Do You Know If You’ve Found the Right Physiotherapist?

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Here at Physiocomestoyou we pride ourselves on the standard of our service. We aim to raise the bar in our professionalism and treatment standards but there is one thing that makes us different from other physio companies. The Right Therapist Understands As a medical professional how you talk, what you choose to say and how you express yourself with your body language is…

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!…

10 Common Injuries From Skiing or Snowboarding

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Like all sports, there’s always the risk we can injure ourselves whilst skiing or snowboarding. This could be due to snow conditions, skiing ability, tiredness or collisions with another person or object. Here are the 10 most common injuries that you could sustain on the slopes: 1.  Peroneal Tendon Injuries  Peroneal tendon injuries are often described as a “sprain with pain…

Should My Physio Treatment be Painful?

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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 the curtain as another physio suggests this to…

The Benefits of Specialist Physio Treatment

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Here at Physiocomestoyou we deal with a wide variety of conditions.  Our experience tells us that getting specialist treatment is the best way to success. That is why we have specialist Physiotherapists who have a clinical interest and years of experience in their areas of expertise.  For example, our Physio and Bristol Manager Leanne Plenge is a Specialist Musculoskeletal Physiotherapist with an interest in treating…