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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Sacro-Iliac Joint

Is your Sacro-Iliac Joint (SIJ) contributing to your back pain?   Lets start talking about this blog with some anatomy of the Sacro-Iliac Joint or SIJ as it is commonly shortened to. The SIJ are two joints that make up the back of the pelvic circle. We have two halves to our pelvis that join at […]

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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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All you need to know about your Intervertebral Discs

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 […]

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How can Physio help your mobility?

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 […]

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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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5 Top Foam Roller Moves to Maximise Your Lower Limb Flexibility

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 persistent […]

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Do You Have Sciatica?

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 […]

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All You Need to Know about Ankylosing Spondylitis

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 […]

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