Do you have disc problems? You need to read this blog...

Do you have disc problems? You need to read this blog...

We know how horrid it can be dealing with low back pain, it’s difficult to do even the everyday things like carrying shopping, getting in and out of a chair! We hope this short set of exercises can help you find a bit of relief or better yet, prevent it from happening in the first place!

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 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.

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.

Progressive Exercise Therapy

Progressive Exercise Therapy

Exercise and movement is our thing! We are all about progressive exercise programmes being put in place which are developed around your individual needs to help rehabilitate you from injury, to prevent further injury and make you stronger.

How can sports massage and exercise therapy help me?

How can sports massage and exercise therapy help me?

Combining sports massage and exercise therapy following an injury is a fantastic way to get back to fitness quickly and to prevent further injuries from happening. 

Hamstring strain and injury - what is it, and what can I do about it?

Hamstring strain and injury - what is it, and what can I do about it?

A hamstring strain or pull is a tear to the muscle fibres in one of the three muscles which make up the hamstring group at the back of the upper thigh. It's a common injury in athletes. There are three grades of hamstring injury depending on the severity. 

Everything you need to know about shin splints

Everything you need to know about shin splints

Shin splints - or medial tibial stress syndrome - are one of the most common running injuries. They are an overuse injury - generally caused by a sudden change in your activity level. This blog looks at the symptoms, causes, treatment and prevention of shin splints, plus exercises to help.  

The pain in your foot could be plantar fasciitis, but do you know what to look out for?

The pain in your foot could be plantar fasciitis, but do you know what to look out for?

Plantar fasciitis is a common ailment, especially among runners, but it can affect anyone. We've outlined some of the symptoms, causes, treatments and exercises in this blog.