February 7, 2023

Breastfeeding Issues

The aim of physiotherapy is to support and help with breastfeeding when issues like mastitis, breast engorgement, cracked nipples and blocked ducts become a problem. Therapeutic ultrasound has been shown to be useful in helping to reduce the swelling by providing a micro-massage to the […]
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 […]
December 18, 2020

Returning to running after giving birth

Running is a high impact sport placing a lot of demand on the body. High impact exercise was found to have an increased risk of pelvic floor dysfunction compared to low impact exercise. After having a baby, the pelvic floor is weak and injured in […]