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The Connection between Sleep & Pain
The Connection between Sleep & Pain 7 Jan 2019

We all know that a great night’s sleep helps us to feel good and perform better. But did you know that there is a strong relationship between the quality of sleep and how you experience pain? In this blog Physiotherapist [...]

5 Yoga Stretches for Hikers
5 Yoga Stretches for Hikers 24 Dec 2018

Are you a keen hiker? If you’re looking for ways to improve your hiking form, distance and stamina then you are in the right place. Capital Physio’s physiotherapist Omkar is here to share his expertise on how yoga can boost [...]

5 Machine Exercises For Hikers
5 Machine Exercises For Hikers 17 Dec 2018

Be it Autumn, winter, spring or summer, hiking is a wonderful way to get fit, challenge yourself, enjoy beautiful landscapes and make new friends. Following on from last weeks’ free weights focus in our hiking series, Capital Physio’s Physiotherapist Omkar [...]

Five strengthening exercises for hikers using free weights 
Five strengthening exercises for hikers using free weights  10 Dec 2018

Hiking is a fantastic way to keep fit and strong, as well as enjoy the UK’s beautiful countryside. Did you know that there are some very effective strengthening exercises that you can perform to improve your hiking? As well as perfecting your technique, [...]

Winter Sports: Shoulder Subluxation
Winter Sports: Shoulder Subluxation 3 Dec 2018

Ski season is about to begin and around the globe, skiers and snowboarders are getting excited to hit the slopes. However, as well as beautiful powder and stunning mountain scenery, ski season often brings a number of injuries. We spoke [...]

Weightlifting and the benefit of massage therapy
Weightlifting and the benefit of massage therapy 26 Nov 2018

We are excited to announce that we now offer massage therapy at our Deansgate clinic in Central Manchester. Meet massage therapist Lisa Ulyatt, who is here to share the benefits of massage for weightlifters, from the regular gym-goer to the [...]

Foam Rolling for Hikers
Foam Rolling for Hikers 12 Nov 2018

If you’re a regular visitor to the Capital Physio blog you may have seen our physiotherapist Omkar’s feature which explored why flexibility is so important for hikers. Today he’s looking at exercises which you can incorporate into to your daily [...]

Conditioning for Hikers
Conditioning for Hikers 29 Oct 2018

If you’re a keen hiker then you’ll know that to cover the distance you want to on your favourite hikes, endurance and stamina are key. In this blog our Capital Physio physiotherapist Omkar looks at how to condition your body [...]

Running: Top tips for New Runners
Running: Top tips for New Runners 9 Oct 2018

With benefits including stress relief and weight loss, running is one of the most popular physical activities in the world. Whether you’re a newbie who never quite keeps that new year’s resolution to hit the pavement or a former fan [...]

Getting over the post-rehab fear and back in the game…
Getting over the post-rehab fear and back in the game… 17 Sep 2018

When you’re passionate about playing sport, you just want to jump in there and get going, giving every second 100%. But are you finding that you’re holding back, even though you’ve got rid of any injuries, feel strong, fit and [...]