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Parkinsons

| Neurological, Older Person Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Uncategorized

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 […]


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

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, General Health, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Older Person Physiotherapy, Osteoporosis, Physiotherapy in London, Shoulder Pain, Uncategorized, Wrist Pain

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 Causes This Pain Under My Heel?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Joints, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Uncategorized

Pain under the heel can be caused by a number of different reasons. In this blog we will discuss the different causes and discuss how to determine which it might be. Careful Physiotherapy assessment will involve an in-depth assessment your particular set of symptoms to determine what might be causing your pain. Heel pain is […]


Swelling after an operation – 5 causes not to ignore

| Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Post Surgery, Uncategorized

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 […]


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 […]


Shoulder dislocation? The 5 best tips on managing it

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Shoulder dislocation occurs in a large number of people. When they occur they are extremely painful. Recovery is variable and often if one dislocation has occurred then the chances of another occurring are much higher. Dislocations commonly occur in younger, sporty individuals who take part in sports where they use the arm in a large […]


How Can Physiotherapy Help Manage Your Bleeding Disorder?

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There are many types of bleeding disorders or types or hemophilias. Different types are determined by different faults in the cascade of chemicals that help our blood to form a clot when we bleed. This cascade effect enables the right building blocks to be in place to form the physical clot and so stop bleeding. […]


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

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Uncategorized

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 […]


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