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 […]
This blog of our ‘Basic Anatomy’ series of the body we have been doing discusses intervertebral discs. What are the myths about our intervertebral discs? There are many and varied myths out there about the risks of damage to our intervertebral discs. It can be very worrying to read labels such as ‘slipped disc’ or ‘compressed […]
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 […]
Back pain and back injury is the most common complaint in the world that leads to a GP appointment. It is thought that 9 out of 10 people in the UK will experience back pain in their lifetime. At Physiocomestoyou, we see huge numbers of people with back pain each year and so we stay […]
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 […]
Our physio and Bristol Manager Leanne reveals how a tailored treatment plan is essential for the successful treatment of sciatica. “I have sciatica. I know I have because I have the same symptoms that my brother-in-law had last year…” This statement usually fills physiotherapists with apprehension as the term ‘sciatica’ is fast becoming overused. I […]
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 […]
On average, an office worker will spend approximately 5-6 years of his or her life sitting at a desk. The typical human will spend 9.5 years of their life watching television. Driving your car takes up almost 5 years of your life, 3 months of which are spent stationary in traffic (undoubtedly more in London). That […]
I was very satisfied with your service thank you. My call was returned within 3 hours, and the physiotherapist arrived within about 3 further hours. I thought she was knowledgeable and really helped. She also followed up after 48 hours.
- Cheryl Hemingway
The patient and his partner were very pleased with Marc Nyte. From the patient report he was very experienced and the patient is feeling much more positive about continuing with physiotherapy. I am very pleased. Marc has arranged to see the patient again today and I am looking forward to seeing the patients progress. Overall I have been very pleased with the service from the efficiency when booking the appointment to receiving this email to provide feedback. Your service has set a much higher standard than other at home physiotherapy service we have previously used. Looking forward to working with this service when we need to provide other at home physiotherapist.
- Ellie Amos, Secretary to Mr Peter Bullock FRCS MRCP
Lindsey was very professional and helpful, whilst at the same time friendly enough to deal with a teething baby! I am really happy and looking forward to seeing her again in a few weeks.
- Kate Palmer
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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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