What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

What is Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a chronic condition that affects the hands and forearms, causing pain, numbness and tingling. Women are three times more likely to get carpal tunnel due to the shape of their bones and ligaments, with the most common age being between 40-60 years old.

Can exercise plans be adapted to suit my needs?

Can exercise plans be adapted to suit my needs?

Do you have a physical disability of paraplegia or amputation? Maybe chronic condition such as arthritis or multiple sclerosis? Sports therapists or physiotherapists can work with you to adapt exercise(s) to suit your needs.

No Black Friday for us and here's why..

No Black Friday for us and here's why..

Yes you heard us right. We are not doing Black Friday. Or Cyber Monday.

Don’t get us wrong, everybody loves a bargain - we certainly do! However, Black Friday is an American commercial tradition that has been adopted over here, and it doesn’t just run for one day does it?

Why do I need to do exercises at home in between massages?

Why do I need to do exercises at home in between massages?

We know how tricky it can be to make the time to put the execises given to you by your therapist into practice. This is why we always keep them as short as possible and make them as achievable as possible.

Do your hands hurt?

Do your hands hurt?

Thank you so much for asking! We get this question all the time and don’t worry, we are good. We make sure we look after ourselves so you get the best treatment possible regardless if it’s first thing in the morning or last thing at night.

Can I self-tape effectively?

Can I self-tape effectively?

Taping with Kinesology tape has become an extremely popular tool for therapists to use in assisting recovery for clients or to support them during events. We have seen a definite rise in the number of clients wanting to be taped at the end of a treatment and are asking if they can do this themselves at home.

“So are you like a Physiotherapist?"

“So are you like a Physiotherapist?"

Sports Therapy and Physiotherapy are two separate healthcare professions, however sports therapy is often misunderstood, with many people unaware of our capabilities and background.

Do you suffer with migraine? Massage can help

Do you suffer with migraine? Massage can help

Migraine Awareness Week began this week to help raise awareness as despite being the third most common disease in the world, with an estimated 1 in 7 of us affected, understanding about how debilitating this can be is very low.

Effective stretch for back pain

Effective stretch for back pain

This back stretch is great for spinal mobilisation, just be careful if you have any back problems such as disc issues.

New exercise class

New exercise class

Designed with you in mind in this class you will find out what your benchmark is with an introductory AAA assessment. This will get you moving in the correct way ready to build up to strength exercises for your whole body, dynamic movements and core stability, finally finishing on a AAA assesment to track your progress.