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Caring for an Ageing population 

The UN reports that in 2019 there were 703 million people over the age of 65. 200 million of these people are in Europe and Northern America. 
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How to avoid injury when cycling

According to the BMJ, the health benefits of riding a bike outweigh the accident risks and the average daily cyclist enjoys a degree of fitness…
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Headaches: what to know

The British Medical Journal reports that headache affects 75% of people in any one year and 1 in 30 people have regular headaches lasting 6 months…
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Stretching – what you need to know

There is a lot of controversy around stretching, there are many ways to perform various stretches and differing opinions on how beneficial it can be…
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Whiplash – what you need to know

Whiplash is the term used to describe an injury at the neck, which is caused by forceful and rapid back and forth movement of the head. It can cause…
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Tips to starting Couch to 5K

The Couch to 5k programme provided by the NHS gives us a great way to look after our health. It is a structured exercise programme to get you running for health and is highly recommended by our private physiotherapy team.
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Stress Fractures

A stress fracture is a tiny crack in a bone. Usually in a stress fracture the bone breaks but does not shift position. They are most commonly suffered in the feet…
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Long Covid and the role of Private Physiotherapy

What do we know now about Long Covid?Doctors and scientists are researching daily to understand the short and long term effects of COVID-19…
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Sciatica – what you need to know

In a nutshell, Sciatica is a condition whereby you can feel mild to severe pain, pins and needles and/or numbness down one or both legs. The sciatic nerve…
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The Importance of a good pillow and mattress

In our private physiotherapy sessions, we are always asking our patients about their pillow and mattress when assessing injuries and pains. It is…
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Pilates For Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder pain is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints, along with back and neck pain, for the general population. At any given time…
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Running with Confidence: A Physio’s Guide to Knee Pain

Running can be an addictive sport for many people due to the affordability and convenience, needing less equipment than many other sports…