Physiotherapy

29 May Back pain while working from home

Do you suffer with back pain while working from home?   Following on from our previous blog about optimising ergonomics to reduce neck pain while working from home during Covid-19 (read HERE if you haven’t already), this blog will focus on the ergonomic solutions to common low...

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14 Feb Do you suffer with anterior knee pain?

Anterior knee pain is pain that occurs at the front and centre of the knee. It is very common to experience anterior knee pain and is typical in children, girls more often than boys. It is most often related to the patella or knee cap...

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25 Jan Load management and how to train smart

As we are now into the New Year period, athletes of all ages will be soon returning to training or sport after a well-earned break. While it is important to have a mental and physical rest from training, it is a good time to consider...

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06 Jan What is a rotator cuff injury?

The rotator cuff are a group of muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder and support the head of the humerus (upper arm) into the shallow socket of the shoulder joint. They are important in stabilising the shoulder. These muscles and tendons are highly susceptible...

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14 Dec 5 Tips for Travelling with Back Pain

It is an exciting time to be travelling somewhere new, but for some, travel can mean discomfort or pain in the back, especially over long-distance trips. Check out our tips below to make sure you are HolidayFit! 1.Schedule regular breaks If you are planning a road trip which...

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22 Nov Osteoarthritis- What is the best treatment? (Part II)

The first line of treatment for osteoarthritis (OA) and what everyone should be doing was explained in Osteoarthritis- What is the best treatment? (Part I). However there are many other treatment options are out there and when should we consider using them?  [caption id="attachment_1851" align="aligncenter" width="300"]...

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08 Nov Osteoarthritis- What is the best treatment? (Part I)

How can you treat osteoarthritis (OA)? Currently, there is no known way of curing cartilage loss. Initial treatment focuses on reducing symptoms and improving function of the joint. Based on evidence, the recommended treatment for osteoarthritis is outlined by the pyramid in Figure 1. [caption id="attachment_1851"...

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04 Nov Osteoarthritis- What is it and busting the myths

What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis (OA) is a disease which affects the entire joint. It can occur in any joint but most commonly affects the knees, hips and hands.  OA is the most common chronic condition of the joints and is the leading cause of physical inactivity in...

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