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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.)
 
October 5, 2021

Why are aching shoulders so common?

Why are aching shoulders so common? (and what to do about them) The warm release of a thumb working into aching muscles, dig a bit harder […]
September 14, 2021

Two Tales of Pain

Two Tales of Pain Pain prompts a number of body responses, including thoughts, thoughts which we will likely have in common with others who are in […]
June 17, 2021

Osteoarthritis: what we know now

Osteoarthritis: what we know now Arthritis is a word commonly heard when we’re talking about our aches and pains. But what exactly is it? Do you […]
May 17, 2021

Push and Pull: THE two upper body moves

Push and Pull: THE two upper body moves That some form of strength training is beneficial for us all is now a known fact and is […]
April 23, 2021

Back pain – the facts

In 2019 the British Journal of Sports Medicine (BJSM) published an article entitled: ‘Back to basics: ten facts every person should know about back pain’. The […]
March 12, 2021

How you can be Fitness Mindful

How you can be Fitness Mindful Here we go! I write this as we climb the gentle slope out of lockdown. And though we’re not out […]
February 16, 2021

View from a Physiotherapist’s desk…

View from a Physiotherapist’s desk… It’s a cold day in February, we are in the midst of lockdown #3 and the 2021 Spring bulbs are pushing […]
January 13, 2021

Wrists: care, problems & solutions

Wrists: care, problems & solutions Our wrists are easy to ignore; apart from a bony bump and a few creases, our forearms blend almost imperceptibly into […]
December 14, 2020

Injured? A recovery blueprint whatever the injury

Injured? A blueprint for recovery, whatever the injury It happens to us all at some point; we slip, trip, try a bit too hard, get enthusiastic […]
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 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 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 […]

 

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