Physio Blog

5 Signs You Need to See a Physiotherapist

| General Health

The number one thing we hear at initial consultations and first-time assessments, as physiotherapists, is how long the patient has had the pain or been trying to manage the pain. It often sounds like an apology for calling – as if they are weak for not being able to handle the pain without a physiotherapist. […]

Ever tried to read a research article and wondered what they were going on about? Understand the evidence about your musculoskeletal condition now.

| Acute and Chronic Pain, General Health, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London

  Understand the evidence of your Musculoskeletal Condition   Due to the ever expanding internet we are now able to find out so much more about a condition or pain that we are experiencing. it is far easier than the days of having to go to a library with a specific question and searching through text […]

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 […]

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 […]

How To Improve Your Proprioception

| General Health, Neurological

Proprioception is the body’s awareness of a stimulus relating to, “position, motion and equilibrium”[1]. Proprioceptors, the receptors that are located in our joints, muscles, tendons, ligaments and connective tissue, and inform our brain where that bodily part is and how it’s moving. When we sustain an injury, or if we have a neurological condition, the […]

8 Top Tips to Keep Healthy When Flying

| General Health

1.  Get Some Sleep Take ear plugs – helps to block out noise – also noise cancelling earphones available to buy (good price on amazon)   Take an eye mask – blocks out sunbeams reacting with the clouds Take a spare top or blanket – hard to sleep if feeling cold Take a U shaped […]

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