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With the 3rd wave of COVID-19’s surging many of us will unfortunately have had COVID and are perhaps still feeling short of breath or have developed a secondary lung infection which produces increased phlegm in your lungs. This can lead to more shortness of breath and prolonged infection.  Today we’ll …

Many people are loyal to the technology and/or evidence that an XRay scan may present, but can we trust them? Often they are presented by a trustworthy doctor in a lab coat, but what is a physiotherapist perspective on how to read them? It is likely that your doctor will …

We all know sitting too much can be really bad for your health. Studies have found that people who sit for long periods have an increased risk of getting all kinds of nasty conditions that will ultimately shorten life expectancies, such as high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and even …

We’ve seen a big increase in patients with injuries and pain from sitting incorrectly, in the wrong chair or at a poor home work station set up; so we’ve decided to do something about it! We’ve been trying out some ergonomically designed desks and chairs designed and made by Ergotherapy. They offer …

Numbness, pain, and tingling in the hands and wrists are common symptoms of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome and/or from nerve impingement in the neck. However, there are ways to tell each condition apart, as well as differing treatments. Patients in our practice seem to be presenting more and more with symptoms …

Before we begin, it’s worth mentioning the importance of a warm-up, not only will it prevent the chance of injury but it can increase performance, endurance, and comfort dramatically. There are two types of warm-ups Static and Active; Static warm-ups involve raising the core body and muscle temperature by some …

A physiotherapist is a valuable member of the healthcare team. There are many misconceptions and myths about physiotherapy. In this month’s mailer we aim to break down some of the misconceptions and misunderstandings about physiotherapy, by identifying and explaining some of the popular myths and facts. Myth 1: Physiotherapy is …

Spring has sprung! And you know what that means in 2020, don’t you?  Everything is still strange, confusing and out of place, case in point; the Tour de France is happening now instead of it’s usual July spot in the calendar.  This is the first time in it’s 117 year …

The birds are chirping a little earlier, a few hopeful shoots and leaves have started sprouting; we’re in the last month of winter! And as you can’t have a drink on Friday evenings anymore, you can easily get up early and train on Saturday! While the days get a little …

We have all seen someone, whether it be an Olympic athlete on TV, or a fellow trainer in the gym, brightly decorated with various coloured tapes on different muscle groups. Naturally, you would think that “if the top athletes are using it, it must be legitimately backed by science and …