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How might orthotics help me?

Posted on 10th March 2018 by

Orthotics are prescribed and worn for a variety of reasons. They are also known as insoles, shoe inserts or orthoses. The most common reasons orthotics are recommended are: Arch and heel pain (Plantar Fasciitis) Lower leg tendonitis (Achilles tendonitis and posterior tibial tendon dysfunction) Shin splints Knee pain, such as chondromalacia patellae, iliotibial band syndrome (Runners … Continue reading “How might orthotics help me?”

On Your Feet Britain 2018

Posted on 7th March 2018 by

Active Working

UK businesses are failing health needs of their office-based staff – Workers appeal to bosses to take action that will help them lead healthier working lives. The vast majority of office-based workers are aware of the health dangers of spending hours on end seated at their desks, but management is failing to respond to their needs, according … Continue reading “On Your Feet Britain 2018”

Alternatives To Foam Rolling

Posted on 7th March 2018 by

Alternatives To Foam Rolling

Foam rolling or self myo-fascial release, is a great addition to your exercise schedule. It’s a fantastic way to help your body ward of injuries. But there are a number of alternatives to the traditional foam roller, and here’s a few we love! MB1 Trigger Point Massage Ball  Great for targeting smaller areas such as … Continue reading “Alternatives To Foam Rolling”

National Bed Month

Posted on 1st March 2018 by

Be well goPhysio

This month reminds us of how important a good nights’ sleep really is and how it benefits our health, as it’s National Bed Month!  So what’s so important about sleep?!  Sleep and the Brain Sleep enhances your learning and problem-solving skills and helps you pay attention, make decisions and be creative. Sleep deficiency can make … Continue reading “National Bed Month”

Runners – We Need Your Help!

Posted on 27th February 2018 by

The Injured Runner Project

We are trying to find out more about what injured runners do to get back to pain-free running, and would love to hear from you! If you’re interested in helping us out, please take a few moments to answer a couple of questions by clicking here. Many thanks. SaveSave

To tape or not to tape?

Posted on 26th February 2018 by

When it comes to tape, taping and strapping, things can get a little confusing due to the shear number of different tapes on the market, application methods, reported effects, when to use them, etc. This blog aims to shed some light on four of the most common tapes out there by describing what they are, … Continue reading “To tape or not to tape?”

National Longevity Day

Posted on 19th February 2018 by

national longevity day

Today is National Longevity Day – and with our purpose here at goPhysio being…… Helping local people live a healthy, active, positive life pain and injury free …….we couldn’t let the day pass us by without acknowledgement! The message of the day is to get more people thinking about their health and living a longer and … Continue reading “National Longevity Day”

Overuse Injuries

Posted on 12th February 2018 by

Overuse Injuries

What is an overuse injury? An overuse injury is normally a chronic injury that gradually occurs over a period of time, rather than a sudden acute traumatic injury. Repetitive trauma to a muscle, joint, ligament or tendon such as a tendinopathy or stress fracture are just a couple of examples of overuse injuries. What causes … Continue reading “Overuse Injuries”