Work with your back pain!

Work with your back pain!

Nearly all of us are affected by back pain at some time during our lives but although it can make us very anxious at the time, it is rarely serious. Some symptoms should be taken seriously though and you should see your Doctor as soon as possible if, as well as the pain, you have: […]

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What Are You Wearing?

What Are You Wearing?

Almost one third of patients receiving treatment from physiotherapists specialising in sports injuries are people who wear the wrong trainers while running, according to a survey by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy.

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Stroke Support

Stroke Support

Every year more than 130,000 people in England and Wales suffer first strokes – about 10,000 are under the age of 55 and of these 1,000 are under the age of 30. (The Stroke Association). Jo Lawrence, our practice neurological physiotherapy specialist, claims that despite this, many people who suffer from stroke have never met […]

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Shoulder impingement

Shoulder impingement

The shoulder joint The shoulder is perhaps the most complicated joint in the body. Many of the other joints, such as the elbow and fingertip joints, are like simple hinges. They can only bend in one direction and straighten out. The shoulder, however, is what we call a ‘ball and socket’ joint and this design […]

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Move for Health

Move for Health

On 1 July 2009 the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy* (CSP) launched its campaign, ‘Move for Health’, in support of the Government’s initiative ‘Change4Life’. To maintain a healthy weight we need to eat better and to move more and many individuals and families are making changes that will help them to live healthier and longer lives. […]

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