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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Stiff Shoulder Treatment

Stiff Shoulder? Consider these 3 easy treatment options The shoulder joint is a complex combination of different joints and muscles that allow us a huge range of flexibility and movement. This movement at the shoulder is possible because of the amount of mobility the shoulder joints allow. The glenohumeral joint (shoulder ball and socket joint) […]

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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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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 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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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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Top Benefits of Hydrotherapy for Rheumatology Conditions

Hydrotherapy is an excellent option for long-term management of rheumatology conditions such as Rheumatoid Arthritis, Ankylosing Spondylitis and Fibromyalgia.  In this blog post, our physio and Bristol Manager Leanne Plenge explains the top reasons why hydrotherapy is so effective.   Buoyancy The ‘upward push’ of the water on a human body means that we are lighter […]

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Should My Physio Treatment be Painful?

Our Bristol Manager and physio Leanne Plenge clarifies whether there is actually any truth in the ‘no pain no gain’ cliché, and whether the exercises your physio prescribes should be painful.  In the years I have been practising as a physio I have heard the statement no pain no gain many times.  Sometimes from behind […]

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Dislocated your Shoulder? What Treatment Path Will You Take?

Have you dislocated your shoulder for the first time and are you wondering whether you should have some surgical intervention or treat it conservatively and hope it does not happen again? Shoulder dislocation can be caused by 3 things: Traumatic Instability – which could happen during sporting activity where there is a force big enough […]

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