Physio Blog

SLAP Tears and the Role of Physio

| Shoulder Pain

A SLAP tear refers to a Superior Labral Tear from anterior to Posterior. This is an injury to the glenoid labrum within the shoulder joint. Symptoms include a aching within the joint, difficulty sleeping and discomfort whilst lying down as well as a perceived catching sensation. One of our recent patients injured their shoulder parachuting […]

What Everybody Ought to Know About Whiplash

| Neck pain, Shoulder Pain

Whiplash is an experience that many people suffer following many different types of accidents, but it is most greatly associated with rear-contact road traffic injuries.  Whiplash is a particularly controversial subject in the world of medicine.  Often the diagnosis of whiplash is more disabling for the patient and rather than allowing the patient to move […]

Are you Sitting Comfortably? Perhaps for Now, But it May not be the Best for your Spine!

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Back pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Posture, Shoulder Pain

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 […]

Pinching shoulder? It Could be Shoulder Impingement

| Shoulder Pain

Impingement is a clinical sign and not a proper diagnosis. It means that the tendons and other soft tissue structures in the shoulder become trapped under the bony arch when you move your shoulder. There are many causes of impingement in the shoulder including: Bony spurs (bone growth formed on normal bone) or degenerative change […]

What Everybody Ought to Know About Acupuncture and Physio

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Back pain, Hip pain, Knee Pain, Low Back Pain, Neck pain, Shoulder Pain

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 […]


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Have you recently dislocated your shoulder?

| Shoulder Pain

The shoulder joint is the most likely joint in the body to become unstable or dislocate. Sometimes the dislocation can happen as a result of trauma if unstable or without trauma. Physiotherapy can help by working on stiffness in the spine and other joints that may be contributing. Most importantly they can take you through a […]

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