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 […]
Physiotherapists will use a whole host of modalities in the treatment of people with Fibromyalgia and one of those is Acupuncture. Sufferers of Fibromyalgia will know all too well those tender points or trigger points felt around their body. These are found within the myofascial, the area surrounding your muscle tissue. Trigger points can refer […]
Squats have the stigma of being painful, hard work and just too tiring! However, you may not realise the potential of this exercise. In everyday life, you actually squat more than you realise. For instance, crouching to pick up your child, using the loo, and getting in and out of bed. You may experience sore […]
Are you suffering from back pain and have you undergone multiple spinal injections, spinal surgery and sessions of physiotherapy? Is pain relief the only thing that gives you mild relief, and are your activities of daily living are still limited? Dr Towlerman at the Fortius Clinic states that 5-6% of patients will still suffer with […]
What we carry can have a huge effect on our body, and different styles of bags can injure or strain our body in different ways. The amount we put in our bags can also have a huge effect on our bodies and the more we carry, the more stress we put on our body. Common […]
We can all be guilty of adopting poor posture, whether that’s sitting in your office chair, hunched over your laptop, or doing a million and one things whist cradling the phone between your neck and shoulder. Or how about the heavy bag you’re carrying around every day, with all of your “essentials” in there? Or […]
The gluteus medius muscle is a very important muscle in the body as it helps us to stabilise whilst walking or during any single leg activity such as running and jumping. If this muscle is dysfunctional then it can lead to walking with a limp, known as a trendelenburg gait. When we stand on our […]
Physiotherapy consists of a variety of techniques, which originate from all over the globe. One of these techniques, which are becoming frequently used in the management of injuries and pain, is Acupuncture. Originating from China, Acupuncture has been adapted for the West society and consists of traditional and trigger point needling. Chinese medicine believes there […]
We are looking for orthopaedic, paediatric, and neurological physios throughout the UK interested in part time private domiciliary work on a self employed basis. Excellent rates of pay and support. If you or a colleague/friend of yours are interested please contact us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Looking forward to hearing from you.
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