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 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 […]
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 […]
What is Cartilage? Cartilage is a fundamental part of the human body. There are three main types of cartilage within the human body: 1. Fibrocartilage The first is fibrocartilage, which is found in the discs in between the bones of the spine and the shock absorbing menisci in the knees (shown below) When skin is […]
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 […]
Foam rollers work on fascial movement and mobility. Fascia encompasses the different layers and tissues beneath our skin and within our bodies. The layers should all move against and past each other relatively freely, and have a good blood flow within and between layers with minimal restriction. If you have had an injury or […]
Like all sports, there’s always the risk we can injure ourselves whilst skiing or snowboarding. This could be due to snow conditions, skiing ability, tiredness or collisions with another person or object. Here are the 10 most common injuries that you could sustain on the slopes: 1. Peroneal Tendon Injuries Peroneal tendon injuries are often […]
The hip is one of the more stable joints in the human body. It is one of the least susceptible to injury as the ligaments within in support it extensively. However, the hip structures can still be troublesome when injured, and can cause persistent pain and prevent normal function and movement. In this blog post, […]
Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS) is an inflammatory condition, which predominantly affects the joints of the spine, hip joints and sacroiliac joint (joints within the pelvis). There is a higher prevalence of AS in men, and symptoms normally start to show around the age of 20-30. Most patients diagnosed with AS have complained of back pain or pelvic pain […]
Miss Hing consulted with Margaret and Michael who is husband and carer. (they care for each other) Both Margaret and Michael have told me how they found their consultation. "Miss Hing was professional, knowledgeable and sympathetic. She has been really though. Impressed at her gathering of background information. Examination of Margaret in all situations in their home/house, including concern for the dangerous access via two step front and dinning room doors. talks to mum about living without a stick. has a number of phrases like "you have got to get to Trust your leg again" Doing exercises explaining to Mum how the muscles are working to do the exercises and what the deficiencies are at the moment. Adding helpful comments and finesses to each exercise. My Dad concluded that Miss Hing's visit was so positive in so many ways that he really felt pleased to have spent this money." Thank you very much best wishes.
- David Fish
Jacob was very helpful, sensitive to my brother's situation and made him feel less aimless! He looks forward to seeing him again tomorrow despite knowing it is hard work.
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
I was very happy with our appointment. My son is very shy and Francesca was great with him. The written exercises she posted have been very helpful and we're using them daily. We are having another appointment later this month which I hope will build on the previous one.
I found my physio very nice and very professional and I intend to keep on seeing her.
- Colm O'Shea
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