Physio Thoughts


Mar

02

2017

World class player diagnosed with Myopathy.

The unfortunate news regarding Mario Gotze has left the football world saddened and googling the term “Myopathy”. The German international superstar who scored the winning goal in the world cup final will face an indefinite spell on the sidelines as a result of his recently diagnosed “Metabolic disorder”- more specifically a Myopathy. What is this strange diagnosis? A Myopathy is a muscular disease where the muscle fibres don’t...

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Feb

23

2017
Seize this unique opportunity to ride like an Olympic champion

Seize this unique opportunity to ride like an Olympic champion

Charlotte is an Olympic Champion, Charlotte doesn’t just ride to improve her riding, Charlotte is smart, be like Charlotte!!  Charlotte raves about the importance of a strong core and the incredible results it will deliver for your riding, “The way I sit now is through my core, having strength in my seat so as to not just hold on to the reins…. when I sit...

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Jan

05

2017
HOW TO CONFORM TO NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS WHEN LIVING WITH BACK PAIN

HOW TO CONFORM TO NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS WHEN LIVING WITH BACK PAIN

New Year’s resolution time is here, the pressure is on to decide how you’re going to positively change yourself over the coming weeks. If you’re a regular gym buff you’ll see new faces in the gym which, lets be honest, are unlikely to be there in 6 weeks time. But what happens if you can’t commit to a programme because your back pain won’t allow...

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Dec

02

2016
Five ways Fit2Ski will boost your blissful ski holiday

Five ways Fit2Ski will boost your blissful ski holiday

Kesson Physio’s Fit2Ski is a fitness programme designed to ensure you are in prime physical fitness to maximise your ski holiday wherever you are heading this season. Charlie has created this unique concept and honed it over the last 3 years. Participants have loved it and found it has transformed their ski holiday. There are five points the group guarantees: Increased holiday enjoyment as you don’t...

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Nov

16

2016
A bright new approach for frustrating back pain

A bright new approach for frustrating back pain

Tired of your low back pain? Lost confidence in movement? Fear that the pain is controlling your lifestyle?  If these sound familiar then please read on. Eight out ten people experience back pain at some point in their lives. But for some, sadly, this pain persists. We want to help you understand why. In the early phases medication is vital to try and allow you to...

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Oct

19

2016
Had enough of arthritis? Overcome it with an 80 year old’s bright solution!

Had enough of arthritis? Overcome it with an 80 year old’s bright solution!

With the weather starting to get colder and wetter we hear patients say more & more “it may be an old wives tail but the weather makes my arthritis flare up”, do you mutter the same thing to yourself as you struggle out of bed first thing? Well good news, you’re not going mad, there is actually growing evidence that the weather can affect joints...

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Sep

14

2016
Weak ankles? How to bulletproof them & stop the sprains.

Weak ankles? How to bulletproof them & stop the sprains.

How to stop the ankle sprains Outdoor autumnal team sports have returned to us, whether its Netball, Rugby, Hockey or Football its an exciting and physically demanding time. We commit hours of training for an hour of competitive sport on a cold evening or weekend, but we all absolutely love it. Until we get an injury, then we have to resign ourselves to just watching. An...

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Aug

19

2016
Does Pain Compromise your Love for Horse Riding?

Does Pain Compromise your Love for Horse Riding?

Chris is one of our many riders and is not alone when he presented at Kesson Physio with low back pain, which worsened when riding. Chris struggled in both trot & canter and in particular on his right rein. Each time he rode he would get back pain after 20 minutes and have to stop riding. Sound familiar? His experienced instructor was forever telling him...

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Jul

07

2016
How to find the perfect running shoe?

How to find the perfect running shoe?

Probably the most asked question by runners is “what shoe should I wear”? There was a period a few years ago where it was sort of trendy to say you were an “over-pronater”, like it was some sort of sentence that your fellow runners would gently shake their head at as they felt sorry for you. Then it became trendy to be a “barefoot runner”...

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May

26

2016
What is a ViMove Riding assessment and why is it for me?

What is a ViMove Riding assessment and why is it for me?

What Happens in a ViMove Riding Clinic? By booking a place on Kesson Physio’s ViMove Riding Clinic, you are taking the next step to becoming a better rider. Here is a low down of how the clinic sessions run. You will start by warming up your horse up prior to the session in our outdoor manège.  Once you come into the school, you are asked a...

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