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PHYSIOTHERAPY ADVICE




 

Below are a whole host of advice articles discussing a wide range of physical problems, health and fitness - one of my efforts to help you be informed and active in the care of your health.

I write an article every month and you can have the latest one dropped into your inbox regularly by adding your name here. (I only use your email address to send you the article, the only person to have access to your email address is me and you can unsubscribe at anytime.)
 
November 19, 2020

Lockdown learning: staying healthy when things change

Lockdown learning: staying healthy when things change If you’re reading this article shortly after it’s uploaded then we’re all in the middle of lockdown #2 here […]
October 8, 2020
five favourite stretches

Five Key Stretches

Five Key Stretches Most of us stretch every day, be this in a purposeful and organised fashion or in a more instinctive, spontaneous way. I’ve touched […]
September 16, 2020
better balance

Better Balance

Better Balance As a Physiotherapist, I often get the impression that there’s a belief and an acceptance out there that our balance inevitably deteriorates as we […]
July 4, 2020

The Squat: a mega problem-solving move for everyone

The Squat: a mega problem-solving move for everyone There are billions of strengthening, stretching, balancing, flibberwidging, toning and conditioning exercises out there; in the ether, on […]
June 7, 2020
hips

Our Hips: Our foundations

Our Hips: Our foundations. Why and how to care for them Our pelvis is our central building block, with the rest of our body extending outwards […]
May 23, 2020
successful exercising key points

Successful Exercising: Five Key Points

Successful Exercising: Five Key Points The sun is shining and if you’re reading this in 2020 then many of us have way more time on our […]
April 20, 2020
movement mix-up

Movement Mix-up (Part 2)

Movement Mix-up (Part 2) Following on from last months Movement Mix-up, here is Part 2 with a different slant and more fun and easy ways to […]
March 12, 2020
movement - better and more

Movement Mix-up (Part 1)

Movement Mix-Up (Part 1) There’s a storage alcove in my house aka the dumping zone; you may have something similar in your home. Inevitably I needed […]
February 23, 2020
stretching: is it worth it?

Stretching: Is it worth it?

Stretching: Is it worth it? Stretching is one of those activities that many think we ‘should do… ought to do’ – but is it? Apart from […]
January 31, 2020

Healthy Bones: Strong, Steady and Straight

Healthy Bones: Strong, Steady and Straight Bone health – sounds like serious business doesn’t it? There’s no reason to pay our bones too much attention unless […]
December 7, 2019
strength

Five favourite strength exercises

Five favourite strength exercises What’s one of the biggest things that I find makes a difference to peoples ability to deal with injury and move better […]
November 21, 2019

Massage and ‘hand’s on’ therapy explained

Massage and ‘hand’s on’ therapy explained ( Note: There are two reasons for my addressing massage today: a) I’m a massage therapist as well as a […]

 

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