Physio Comes To You Blog

What are the Benefits of Having Physio at Home?

Why choose at home physio? Well, many people prefer at home physiotherapy because after just one session it is possible for your therapist to fully understand your needs as an individual (yes, every patient is different!) This is because performing physiotherapy in your home environment means that your therapist can witness your problems first hand. […]

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Vague arm pain: Suffering From Pins and Needles or Heaviness?

Could it be vascular? There are many causes of pain of the whole arm in adults. This type of pain can be horrible and significantly affect function of the arm.  In most conditions a specific part of the arm is affected – usually depending on where the problem is and what specific structure is affected. With […]

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Physiotherapy in Irish Dance

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 on this interesting […]

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Ever tried to read a research article and wondered what they were going on about? Understand the evidence about your musculoskeletal condition now.

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 books for […]

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

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 […]

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Mallett Finger

What is Mallet Finger? Mallett finger is an injury to the long extensor tendon of the finger. This is the tendon that runs along the back of the finger to help us straighten our finger to reach around something before we grip it. This allows us to straighten the final bone in our fingers fully […]

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Worried About Your Pain? – Red Flags to Look Out For

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 […]

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What Causes This Pain Under My Heel?

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 […]

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All you need to know about Tendons

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 […]

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10 Ways Physio Can Help Motor Neurone Disease

There are a number of ways that physiotherapy can help people with Motor Neurone Disease (MND) – here are 10: 1.  Carry out a full assessment to check your mobility, range of movement of joints and muscles, strength of muscles and discuss / see any particular difficulties you’re experiencing. 2.  Advise on and provide walking […]

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