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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.)
 
April 23, 2021
back pain - the facts

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 to be Fitness Mindful

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

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
road to recovery blueprint, whatever the injury

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 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 […]

 

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