Archive | Physiotherapy Advice

RSS feed for this section
Can physiotherapy help carpal tunnel syndrome

Can physiotherapy help Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Do you suffer from pain, tingling or numbness in your hands?  Have you noticed that you have become more clumsy or feel weakness in your hands?  You may be suffering from Carpal Tunnel Syndrome.  Here is some information from our senior physiotherapist Julie Nicholson that you might find useful. What is Carpel Tunnel Syndrome? CTS is a […]

Read full story Comments are closed

Foam rolling – does it work?

Foam rolling: get the physio expert view This link was published on our Chartered Society of Physiotherapy website – we think this article is interesting, explaining the science behind how rolling might help and giving guidance on technique (including videos). University of Nottingham associate professor Roger Kerry assesses the research-backed benefits of foam rolling. What […]

Read full story Comments are closed
TMD physio can help

What is a TMD? And what can a physio do to help yours?

What are TMDs ? A TMD is a temporomandibular dysfunction, now often treated with physio.   This is a term that is used for a number of clinical problems that involve one or a combination of : The Temporomandibular joints  – the 2 joints that connect the Temporal bone (side of your skull)  to the […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Soft tissue injury? Expert advice for the first 48-72 hours

Soft tissue injury? Expert advice for the first 48-72 hours

Nothing broken, but you think you have a nasty soft tissue injury?   Nick Rowe, one of our experienced team of musculo-skeletal physiotherapists offers up to date information and advice to promote healing and prevent harm. What is a soft tissue injury? Participation in sport, recreational activities and exercise bring with it the inherent risk of injury. […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Elvie, cones, Squeezy pelvic floor gadgets

Pelvic floor exercise equipment – what’s new?

There is a lot of media publicity at the moment about apps and devices to help train the pelvic floor muscles.  Amanda Savage and Nicola Day both specialise in helping men, women and children find and train their pelvic floor muscles to improve pelvic support.  They can offer proper assessment of the pelvic floor and a […]

Read full story Comments are closed

To scan or not to scan, that is the question

Do you wonder if an MRI scan would help you? Advice from Andrew Powell, MCSP. As physiotherapists we are often confronted with two important questions from patients about MRI scans (Magnetic Resonance Imaging). One is from patients who want an MRI and want to know why their doctor won’t refer them and the other is […]

Read full story Comments are closed
Physiotherapists can help antenatal backpain

Antenatal backpain? Physiotherapy can help.

Can physio help with antenatal backpain? Are you suffering with antenatal backpain?  Or sciatica, back ache, leg pain?  SPD, PGP? Stand up, walk 2 steps in agony then actually ok once you are on the move? Or absolutely fine until you walk more than 100m?  Tubrigrip or a support belt wonderful……or makes everything worse……? Antenatal backpain […]

Read full story Comments are closed