Physio Blog

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 […]


How can Physio help your mobility?

| Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Falls Prevention, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Post Surgery, Sports Physiotherapy, Uncategorized

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 […]


All you need to know about Tendons

| 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, Shoulder Pain, Sports Physiotherapy, Tendons, Uncategorized, Wrist Pain

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 […]


All You Need to Know About Muscles

| General Health, Sports Physiotherapy

Muscles make us move. It’s as simple as that. Well, not really that simple, but the way that muscles can work and how they provide us with the huge number of different movements we are able to do is quite amazing. Muscles are highly vascular (have a great blood supply) – how is this helpful? […]


How to Walk Properly

| General Health, Sports Physiotherapy

There are many benefits to walking and it can even help with your niggling aches and pains. That is of course, if you do it properly! If you have pain or were previously injured, even an injury from many, many years ago, do you realise that you may still be walking with an altered gait […]


3 Top Tips for Getting More Out of Your Physio Appointments

| Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Sports Physiotherapy

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 […]


The Benefits of Having Physio at Home

| Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Sports Physiotherapy

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 […]


How to Find the Right Personal Trainer for You

| Sports Physiotherapy

Set a Specific Goal There are so many personal trainers out there to choose from and it can be hard working out which personal trainer is right for you. We recommend that you think long and hard about what you want to get out of seeing a trainer. What are your goals? Don’t be vague, […]


Introducing Adaptive Snow Sports

| Sports Physiotherapy

Organising a holiday can be stressful at the best of times, but organising a holiday when a member of your family or friends has a disability, or if you have a disability yourself, can be even more problematic and can also have unexpected challenges. Just trying to find somewhere nice to stay is hard enough, […]


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