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The Benefits of Group Physio and Rehab

Posted on 6th July 2017 by

A recent study from Canada has highlighted the benefits of attending group physiotherapy, for patients following a total knee replacement. The study demonstrated that patients who participated in group-based physiotherapy after joint replacement surgery achieved statistically and clinically important improvements in mobility and function, and with similar satisfaction levels as patients who receive one-on-one therapy. … Continue reading “The Benefits of Group Physio and Rehab”

Physical Activity Recommendations For Pregnant Women

Posted on 4th July 2017 by

Exercise in Pregnancy

The latest evidence based guidelines for physical activity for pregnant women have just been released, in a really easy to understand infographic format. Why not try our specialist Pregnancy Pilates classes for an excellent, muscle strengthening workout with access to a Physio at every class. You can try your first class for free when you … Continue reading “Physical Activity Recommendations For Pregnant Women”

“Why do I have tennis elbow if I’ve never played tennis?”

Posted on 4th July 2017 by

ennis elbow physio

It’s a question we hear a lot in physio! The term ‘tennis elbow’ is the commonly used (and much easier to pronounce) name to describe what’s actually known in the medical world as ‘lateral epicondylalgia’ or ‘lateral epicondylitis‘, meaning ‘pain on the outside of the elbow’. Tennis elbow is a common type of elbow pain … Continue reading ““Why do I have tennis elbow if I’ve never played tennis?””

Anyone for tennis?

Posted on 29th June 2017 by

Tennis injuries

With Wimbledon starting next week our attention turns to the tennis courts. Whilst you’re enjoying the obligatory Pimms, strawberrys and cream this year you may feel inspired to get on the court and try it out for yourself. In this blog we take a look at the health benefits of tennis, how it can help … Continue reading “Anyone for tennis?”

Top tips for injured runners

Posted on 28th June 2017 by

Top tips injured runners

Having an injury can be a frustrating time for a runner, particularly when you have an event looming. How do you maintain your fitness when you can’t run? Here’s our top tips to keep your physical and mental health in tip top condition whilst you’re recovering. Can you still run at all without increasing your … Continue reading “Top tips for injured runners”

How to warm up for running

Posted on 27th June 2017 by

Warming up for running

Many runners will head straight home from the office, pulling on their running gear and hit the tarmac, going from a sedentary 8 hours or more sitting at the desk straight into their evening run without so much as a brisk walk to wake up the muscles first. Warming up before running is essential not … Continue reading “How to warm up for running”

New report shows health benefits of swimming

Posted on 22nd June 2017 by

Health Benefits of Swimming

A new report has just been published, that outlines the health benefits of swimming. Based on significant evidence and research, the report summarises that: “As one of the most popular modes of physical activity, swimming/aquatic exercise confers significant physical health benefits for both healthy individuals and those with disease. Furthermore, these health benefits extend across … Continue reading “New report shows health benefits of swimming”