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Top 5 Reasons You’re Getting Hurt in the Gym

1. Not warming up The warm up is one of the most important parts of the workout and should be viewed as an opportunity to prime the body, improve some weaknesses and get yourself ready for the session ahead. A common theme in the gym when people are warming up is...

Achilles Tendonosis and Physio

When we talk about the achilles, we’re not talking about the Greek mythological hero who was so conspicuous in the Trojan wars. Today it’s all about the tendon at the back of the ankle that takes his name. The achilles tendon is the strongest tendon in the body....

Headaches and Physio

Everyone’s had headaches before…whether it’s a symptom of the flu, stress and muscle tension or eating your ice cream too fast!!!!   There are many reasons as to why you might have pain in your head, being over zealous with your Cornetto is just one of those. It...

Can physiotherapy help with neck pain?

Well that all depends on the reason you have neck pain. If it’s because of something like this… … then probably not, not really our realm! However, there are many reasons you can develop neck pain and physiotherapy can help in many of these cases. It’s a good...

Can Physiotherapy Help Lower Back Pain?

I’m guessing you know the short answer, I’m also guessing you’d like a little bit more than the short answer! Well then here we go… 80% of us will suffer from back pain at some point in our lives… that’s a lot of sore backs! It’s a lot of reasons to miss work too....

Management of Muscle Strains

‘Don’t worry, it’s JUST a pulled muscle’ How many times have you heard that? Whether from a friend at work, Alan who looks after the kit down at the club or worse, a qualified health professional whom you’ve sought advice from. Now we’re not trying to over dramatise a...