January 14, 2024
Osteoporosis Exercises

Exercise for Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition characterised by weak, brittle bones which makes individuals more prone to fractures.  It is common, particularly among older adults and can significantly affect a person’s quality of life.  Exercise can make a major impact in managing and even preventing osteoporosis. Exercise […]
February 7, 2023

Breastfeeding Issues

Physiotherapy can be helpful for cracked nipples, blocked ducts, mastitis and engorgement, where the pain and discomfort are interfering with breastfeeding. Blocked ducts and mastitis can be painful and frustrating but ultrasound therapy will help for both pain relief and milk flow.  The ultrasound treatment […]
May 10, 2022
Home Visit

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain is the third most common musculoskeletal problem after low back and neck pain and is a considerable issue among the general and sporting populations.  Shoulder injuries can occur from a variety of ways including from collisions in sport or from accidents such as falling […]
February 10, 2022
Joint Condition

The Role of Stretching in Sport

It is a commonly thought that failing to stretch before sport is a major cause of injury. However, the evidence has shown that stretching does not change your risk of getting injured. In contrast, doing static stretching can sometimes have a negative impact on your […]
May 23, 2021

Exercising With Chronic Pain

In a major change in pain treatment policy, the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) said that people suffering from chronic pain should be offered exercises rather than use analgesics to manage their pain.  Starting an exercise programme can be scary for people […]
March 24, 2021
Post-prostatectomy Incontinence

Incontinence Post-Prostatectomy

What is a prostatectomy? A prostatectomy is the surgical removal or all or part of the prostate gland in men and is usually done as a treatment for prostate cancer or benign prostatic hyperplasia. The surgery is usually done either with the help of a […]
February 18, 2021

Shockwave Therapy For Chronic Tendon Pain

What is Extracorporeal Shockwave Treatment (ESWT)? It is a non-invasive evidenced-based treatment method which uses a series of high energy acoustic wave to treat chronic tendon conditions. The energy promotes the regenerative and reparative processes of the soft tissue.  It is never used in isolation and you will always […]
February 3, 2021

Do you have a pain in your hip?

Hip Tendinitis Trochanteric or Hip Bursitis Gluteal tendinopathy Greater Trochanter Pain Syndrome All of these are a pain in the outside of the hip! There are many names and many causes of pain in this part of the hip.  Previously it was nearly always diagnosed […]
January 27, 2021
Post-Surgery Rehabilitation

Runner’s Knee/Patellofemoral Pain

Patellofemoral pain is a general term for pain around or behind the kneecap, commonly known as ‘runner’s knee’. Despite this association with running, it can also be provoked by other activities such as squatting or even walking up and downstairs. What causes Patellofemoral pain? There […]