Physio Blog

Should My Physio Treatment be Painful?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Shoulder Pain

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 […]

The Many Benefits of Domiciliary (Home) Treatment and Training

| General Health, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London

  Our Physio and Bristol Manager Leanne meets personal trainer Wojciech Toczyski, or “Whiskey” as he’s known, to discuss the benefits of treating people in their own homes.   Recently, I met with Whiskey, a personal trainer from South Bristol who specialises in getting his clients fit for group exercise events. His company Flexible Fitness South-West […]

Have you had or going to have plastic surgery? – try Manual Lymphatic Drainage Massage to enhance the results!!

| Older Person Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Post Surgery, Uncategorized

Research has proven that manual lymphatic drainage massage is recommended for both pre and post plastic surgery for the following procedures: Breast surgery Facelifts Eyelid surgery Tummy tuck Liposuction Forehead, brow or chin lift After surgery it is common to discomfort, swelling and bruising.  These symptoms are due to the surgery having an impact on […]


| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Business, Falls Prevention, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Neck pain, Neurological, Occupational Therapy, Older Person Physiotherapy, Osteoporosis, Paediatric, Physiotherapy in London, Post Surgery, Posture, Shoulder Pain, Sports Physiotherapy

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  Looking forward to hearing from you.

Did you know that physiotherapy can help prevent osteoporosis?

| Older Person Physiotherapy, Osteoporosis, Physiotherapy in London, Posture

We’re delighted to be selling ‘MelioGuide Exercise for Better Bones’ via our online shop. We can’t recommend this book highly enough and like us, the author, Margaret Martin is devoted to helping individuals achieve their personal health and fitness goals. What is the Melioguide? An exercise program designed to treat and prevent osteoporosis, osteopenia and low bone […]

Suffering from plantar fascitis??

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Sports Physiotherapy

This combo provides round the clock relief for plantar fascitis. For daytime, the unique Aircast AirHeel is a clinically-proven solution that provides comfort and massaging relief for Plantar Fasciitis. Two interconnected aircells located under the foot arch and at the back of the heel apply pulsating compression with every step, help reduce swelling and discomfort, and […]

The Role of Physio after A Total Ankle Replacement

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Post Surgery

Total ankle replacement surgery is commonly carried out for patients who have severe ankle osteoarthritis.  The aim is to get rid of any persistent pain and improve the movement in your ankle joint.  To ensure that you get the most out of your new ankle joint it is important to follow your exercises given to […]


| Acute and Chronic Pain, Knee Pain, Marathon Training, Physiotherapy in London, Sports Physiotherapy

The ultimate roller for myofascial release and to help massage and release tight muscles.  Helps to maintain release of muscles from your physiotherapy session.  The Vari-Massage Foam Roller features a range of different patterns so you can vary the intensity of the massage to suit your individual needs. Unlike many foam rollers the Vari-Massage Foam […]

Do you recognise the early warning signs of child hypermobility?

| Paediatric, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria

Joint Hypermobility is the term used when a joint has more movement than expected, it occurs when the ligaments are lax allowing more movement at that joint. Whilst most people with hypermobility are asymptomatic, others may experience pain and discomfort, they may easily fatigue and have reduced co-ordination due to joint laxity. These children are […]

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