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 […]
In this blog post, our MD Rebecca Garrod reveals how to avoid injuries whilst trail running. Trail Running is a very popular sport but it is linked with a high injury rate with 19-79% of runners sustaining an injury each year (van Gent et al 2012). Injuries often occur from incorrect training and runners pushing […]
Paediatric physiotherapists strongly recommend against putting your child in a baby walker. In this blog post, our Head of Paediatric Physiotherapy Victoria Healey, reveals the dangers of your child using a seemingly innocuous baby walker. If you’re thinking about buying a baby walker…then don’t! There are two main reasons why and these include your child’s […]
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 […]
Once babies learn to walk, parents often become worried that their gait is not ‘normal’. Walking is a complex task that takes up to 8 years to refine. During those eight years, the gait matures and changes until your child has mastered an efficient and typical adult walking pattern. When your child first starts to […]
Our Head of Orthopaedic Physiotherapy Zoe Birch reveals her top tips for climbing hills whilst cycling. With the recent stages of the Tour de France in the UK, coupled with the consecutive success of UK riders in the previous two tours and Olympic events, cycling has hit a boom. There are now an abundance of […]
Our Physio and Bristol Manager Leanne discusses how you can prevent falls in older years. Falls at home or in the community cause a huge number of injuries to people every week. It is one of the main causes of serious injury to older people including things like broken hips, pressure sores and chest infections. […]
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’ […]
W-sitting is when children sit with their knees together and their feet out to the side. But why is it so bad, and how can you help change this habit in your child? Our Head of Paediatric Physiotherapy Victoria Healey explains why. Children who w-sit are generally children who have low muscle tone and increased […]
My Physio, Emma, is excellent, punctual and highly recommendable. I am still in treatment and her advice is allowing me to make huge steps to full mobility after my knee replacement.
- Peter Cooney
I have found physiocomestoyou to not only be excellent in their discipline but to also be reliable. I have been seen regularly for the last 3 years by them in my nursing home to work at maintaining my independence for as long as possible and recommend highly to anyone wanting the same. They are adaptable to each individuals situation and can see you at times that work for you.
- Jeremy Vaughan
Our assigned physiotherapist Hannah McGovern is very professional, supportive and keen to help my dad.
- Raja Farooq
Thank you. I just wanted to say what an excellent therapist Srikanth was. His knowledge and help he gave me was perfect. Thank you again for your support.
- Peter Culver
I would like to say that I was very happy indeed with my physio and with the physiotherapy I received. I have continued with the exercises she provided me with and I am now free of any kind of pain or discomfort. I would be very happy to use this service in the future or to recommend this service to others.
- Jean Gribben
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