Physio Blog

Neck Pain? It could be Osteoarthritis in the spine

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Osteoarthritis is the process of degeneration of the joints which occurs over time and leads to wearing down of the joint surfaces. There are several joints in the neck that can be affected. There are 7 different cervical vertebrae in the neck known as C1 through to C7. The process of degeneration can start earlier […]


Is your child reaching their milestone developments?

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We have devised a BABY AND CHILD DEVELOPMENT TABLE of the gross motor skills and fine motor skills that babies and children often acquire by certain ages.  Sometimes it may take a little longer to develop certain skills and paediatric physiotherapy can help babies and children stay on track with their development.  Click here to see […]


Is it possible to run 192 miles in three days?

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Ultra long distance runner, John Reynolds, is running home to Somerset after completing the Virgin London Marathon on Sunday 21st April 2013, a total distance of over 190 miles in 56 hours. For most people completing a marathon is an incredible feat of endurance in itself, but John likes to go the extra mile, and […]


Sports Massage helps the National Osteoporosis Society marathon runners

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Jose Escudeiro did a fantastic job supporting the National Osteoporosis Society on Sunday by providing sports massage to the runners after the marathon. The National Osteoporosis Society is the only UK charity dedicated to improving the diagnosis, prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.  They offer a wide range of services to people who are concerned about osteoporosis. […]


London Marathon – Warming up and stretching

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Benefits of warming up Increases your heart rate and heart function Starts your joints moving Increases body temperature Makes your blood flow from your internal organs divert to your muscles which helps to carry away any waste products formed from running Improves synovical fluid flowing in your joints helping to absorb pressure and reduce friction […]


London Marathon – Overtraining and Tapering

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Overtrainining When training for a marathon you may find yourself pushing your body too hard called overtraining.  Overtrainng can lead to long term reduced performance and the inability to train.  Signs to look out for which can be symptoms of overtraining include: Unexplained and consistently poor performance High levels of fatigue and tiredness Recovery taking […]


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