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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update April 2021

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update As a valued patient, we would like to personally update you on evolving measures to ensure the health and safety of our staff and patients during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are continuing to closely monitor all available...

5 Physiotherapy Treatments You Can Do At Home

Want to look after your body like a physio? Whether you’re currently having treatment and want to complement that work, or you just want to keep yourself in the best possible condition, here are five ways that you can proactively take care of yourself from the comfort...

Metatarsal Stress Fractures

If your new year’s resolution was to take up running, or to step up your existing exercise routine, you might have found yourself developing pain in your foot. It’s tempting to dismiss it as just a normal side effect of your new regime, but it could actually be a...

Scoliosis: what it is and how we treat it

Have you ever been told that carrying a heavy backpack on one shoulder or sleeping on one side can warp your spine? This isn’t necessarily the case (although carrying heavy backpacks certainly doesn’t do your back any good). There is, however, a condition called...

The most common overuse injuries

Overuse injuries occur when a particular part of the body is subjected to repeated demand over a long period of time. Activity that involves using the same motions over and over - particularly if these are ramped up too quickly, performed for extended periods or made...

Physiotherapy FAQ: answers to some of your most common questions

We get asked a lot of questions about our work, and we know there are a few misconceptions and misunderstandings about physiotherapy out there. So, we wanted to answer some of the most common questions and set a few things straight! What is physiotherapy?...

Relieving Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Pain

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a common condition, usually caused by repetitive movements in the wrist. You may associate it most with office workers who do a lot of typing, but there are a number of jobs and activities that can make you more susceptible. So, what exactly...

Top tips to avoid injury in the New Year

For many people, after the parties and excesses of Christmas, getting fit and healthy for the New Year is high on the priority list. It’s the busiest time of year for new gym memberships but many gyms are considerably emptier at the end of the month. Too often, this...

How can physiotherapists help with headaches?

Can a physiotherapist help with a headache? You might be surprised to learn that the answer is, quite possibly, yes! It just depends on what type of headache you’re experiencing - and there are a lot more than you might think! What different types of headache are...

Worried about the new year?

Anxiety is never a pleasant feeling. Between the stress and time commitments around the holidays, and the added pressure to have the year ahead planned, to make it our ‘best year ever!’ it’s no wonder that so many of us feel anxious when thinking of the year ahead....