Physio Comes To You Blog

Limping or Difficulty Whilst Walking?

If you are experiencing pain or difficulty when walking, your physiotherapist will want to analyse your walking pattern in order to see if you have any abnormal movements which could be the cause of your complaint. There are 4 key stages of the normal walking pattern, often referred to as the Human Gait Cycle. These […]

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Do You Recognise the Early Warning Signs of Achilles Tendinopathy?

Do you experience pain in your calves whilst running?  It may well be that you aren’t wearing the correct footwear.  Perhaps you roll in (pronate) or roll out (supinate) your ankles when you run. Over time this would lead to pain in the Achilles tendon, causing micro tears in the tissues and possibly leading to […]

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Get Rid of Stress Once and for All!

We all have the stresses and strains of every day life whether that is work, family life or financial stresses.  But did you know that stress causes physical pain?  Symptoms such as headaches/migraines, back ache, muscle tension/cramps, neck ache or tooth/jaw pain can lead to psycho-social behaviour such as increased consumption of alcohol, drugs or cigarettes, over […]

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Top Yoga Poses to Balance Body and Mind

Sirsha-asana/The Head-stand The head-stand (sirsha-asana) together with the lotus posture (padma-asanaor) is one of the most recognised yoga poses and it is widely identified with its practice. The head-stand produces numerous physical and mental benefits making it worth all its notoriety. The benefits are mainly derived from the body inverted position. It stimulates the 4 […]

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

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 […]

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RECRUITING PHYSIOS NOW!

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 info@physiocomestoyou.com.  Looking forward to hearing from you. […]

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The Secret to Recovery from Runner’s Knee

Runner’s Knee, also know as Iliotibial Band Syndrome (ITBS), is a problem often seen in runners, cyclers, hikers and weightlifters. Symptoms range from a stinging sensation just above the knee joint, to swelling or thickening of the tissue in the area where the band moves over the thighbone.  Pain is most commonly felt when the foot […]

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