13 Nov

Bone Bruising – What you need to know….

  DEFINITION/DESCRIPTION A Bone Bruise is one of the four types of fractures (broken bones) that occur in the human body, the others are: stress fractures, osteochondral fractures and bone fractures.   Bone bruise is a term that encompasses three different kinds of bone injuries:                     […]

Read More
24 Oct

Shockwave Therapy

  WHAT IS SHOCKWAVE THERAPY? Shockwave therapy is a non-surgical treatment, and works by delivering impulses of energy, targeted to specific damaged tissues, within an inflamed tendon. Its been shown to be most effective in assisting with the treatment of chronic conditions. One of the strongest arguments for the use of Shockwave Therapy is that […]

Read More
24 Oct

Is Technology Harming Our Health? 

  IS TECHNOLOGY HARMING OUR HEALTH? We are currently living in the age of technology; from the rise of the smartphone, to the introduction of tablets and computers into every workspace, technology is the 2nd Industrial Revolution. As a result, we as physios have seen an exponential rise in posture related pain throughout this ‘revolution’. Whether […]

Read More
14 May

10 Tips to Stay Healthy on Holiday…

  It is summer holiday time and holidays mean we either take time to relax more than we usually would or on the flip-side become more active than usual, both of which can be dangerous to our health! Back Pain Due To Inactivity A lot of us go away to relax and lounge around in […]

Read More
31 Jan

Pilates: A Focus on Thoracic Mobility Exercises

Did you know that good thoracic mobility is vital for the neck, low back and shoulder girdle to function normally. Stiffness in this area can lead to pain and a wide range of injuries of the spine and shoulders. This 10 minute programme will work wonders to increase your flexibility in this area.

Read More
21 Jan

Corticosteroid Injections – Some facts behind the myths!

  At some point many of us have had or heard of someone who has had a corticosteroid “cortisone” injection.  In my talks with patients over the years cortisone can often get a ‘bad rap’ if they have had a negative experience (i.e. it was ineffective or painful!) The truth is, if used correctly and […]

Read More
04 Dec

Terrible, Dreadful, Painful Shin Splints…..

  What are Shin Splints? Many athletes that rely on their legs as key pieces of equipment, such as runners or dancers, are prone to injuries in this area. Whether you’re new to these activities or a seasoned pro, anyone can fall victim to sore shins. This pain is often found down the inner (medial) […]

Read More
03 Dec

Are you on Santa’s NAUGHTY or NICE list?

  Christmas is right around the corner but have you been naughty or nice this year? In this post we’re talking you through our naughty and nice list for your body to help keep you injury free this festive season. Ho ho ho, here we go! NAUGHTY  – Unsupportive Winter Boots When it starts getting […]

Read More
09 Nov

What Can I Do If I’m Suffering From Plantar Fasciitis?

What is plantar fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the most common cause of heel pain and is caused by when a band of tissue in the foot, known as the plantar fascia, is damaged and thickens. The plantar fascia is a flat band of connective tissue that provides support for the arch of the foot and […]

Read More
06 Sep

Sitting is the new smoking! Sitting kills! – Adam Recsetar

The accusations against a sedentary lifestyle are piling up. Modern day life encourages inactivity, and sitting for extended periods is linked to chronic disease and wreaks havoc on your spine. Working environments that encourage employees to sit for hours on end are one of the main contributing factors to this problem! And whilst being tied […]

Read More
Scroll Up