Tag: physiotherapy


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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Dec

10

2015
ITB Myth Busters

ITB Myth Busters

ITB Myth Busters ITB syndrome- the most common overuse injury in runners   Anatomy of ilio-tibial Band (ITB) ITB is a thick band of fascia that is a continuation of themuscle Tensor Fascia Latae (TFL), it runs from the outside of the hip down over the knee joint to attach just below the knee. www.bestpractice.bmj.com/best-practice/monograph/587/basics/pathophysiology ITB is a structure that cannot be lengthened itself, however...

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