Physio Blog

Sprained your ankle?

| Ankle and Foot Pain

What causes a sprained ankle?   There are 5 risk factors that can cause the problem to persist: Ankle sprains are very common. They are the number one injury presenting to most emergency departments. Most of us will have experienced an ankle sprain at some point in our lives. This acute injury commonly affects the […]

Physiotherapy in Irish Dance

| Acute and Chronic Pain

Physiotherapy & Irish Dance: Our thoughts on injury prevention       Our Physiotherapist Leanne Plenge was recently at the Association for Foot and Ankle Physiotherapists Conference on dance in London. One of the speakers was Dr Roisin Cahalan from the University of Limerick speaking on considerations we need to make for Irish dancers. She spoke […]

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 […]

Unexplained shoulder pain? Have you considered all the neural causes?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Shoulder Pain

What causes Shoulder pain? Shoulder pain is common and it’s tricky to treat. Often shoulder problems persist many months before improving. sometimes this pain will persist. Pain can focus in several different sites around the shoulder complex. Common places for it to occur are in the upper outer arm where the deltoid muscle is or […]


| Neurological, Older Person Physiotherapy, Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Uncategorized

Parkinsons is a progressive, neurodegenrative disorder. People with Parkinson’s don’t have enough dopamine in their body, as some of their nerve cells have died. Dopamine is a neurotransmitter, it helps transfer signals between nerve cells (neurons). It’s more common in people over the age of 50 but younger people can get it. Ageing is not […]

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 […]

What Causes This Pain Under My Heel?

| Acute and Chronic Pain, Ankle and Foot Pain, Joints, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Uncategorized

Pain under the heel can be caused by a number of different reasons. In this blog we will discuss the different causes and discuss how to determine which it might be. Careful Physiotherapy assessment will involve an in-depth assessment your particular set of symptoms to determine what might be causing your pain. Heel pain is […]

Swelling after an operation – 5 causes not to ignore

| Physiotherapy in Battersea, Physiotherapy in Bristol, Physiotherapy in London, Physiotherapy in London Victoria, Post Surgery, Uncategorized

Swelling can occur for many reasons. It normally presents as an increase in the size of the affected body part or a change in the shape. You might notice heat and pain around the same area but not always. Swelling can be due to a number of different reasons. Often it is not worrying or […]

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