Physio Comes To You Blog

Strengthen your Core with the Side Plank Beginner Roll

Core body strength relates to strength in the middle of your body – your abdomen, pelvis, lower back and diaphragm (the large dome shaped muscle at the bottom of your rib cage).  Margaret Martin’s  Strengthen Your Core Exercise Program features the Side Plank Exercise Roll which is perfect for beginners looking to strengthen core body […]

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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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Muscle pain, injury or swelling? Kinesiology Taping can Help!

You may have seen various sports persons strapped up with brightly coloured tape and wondered what it actually does.  Kinesiology is the scientific study of human movement and kinesiology tape allows just that: movement.  Using flexible tape, Kinesiology taping has become more prolific in recent times especially during the 2012 London Olympics and Wimbledon 2013. […]

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Are you a Snowboarder? Be Aware of the Injuries that Can Occur!

Are you going to try snowboarding? As a novice you’re probably going to spend a lot of time on the ground, more commonly landing on your hands, shoulders, bottom or head. Ouch! The wrist is the most commonly injured part for a snowboarder especially beginners. In snowboarding you’re fixed to the board and when falling […]

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Who Else Wants to Improve their Skiing Technique and Minimise Chance of Injury?

It’s that time of year again to don the slopes for the skiing season!  Improving your skiing technique and strengthening weak areas are important in minimising your chances of injury. There are four areas that skiers commonly need to work on and they are: 1.  Whole Body Conditioning Focusing on just your leg muscles is […]

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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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Suffering from plantar fascitis??

This combo provides round the clock relief for plantar fascitis. For daytime, the unique Aircast AirHeel is a clinically-proven solution that provides comfort and massaging relief for Plantar Fasciitis. Two interconnected aircells located under the foot arch and at the back of the heel apply pulsating compression with every step, help reduce swelling and discomfort, and […]

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