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What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help?
What is Plantar Fasciitis and How Can Physiotherapy Help? 22 Feb 2017

Heel pain can be an athlete’s dread. When a GP or a physiotherapist tells you that you have ‘Plantar fasciitis’ the connotations surrounding this can all seem negative. However, you will be pleased to hear that it is not all [...]

A Physio’s View: NHS Rotations or Private Practice
A Physio’s View: NHS Rotations or Private Practice 25 Nov 2016

It can be hard to choose between NHS rotations and private practice as a junior physio. It can be even harder making the leap from NHS to private practice if you have worked there for many years. This blog is [...]

How much does private physiotherapy cost?
How much does private physiotherapy cost? 19 Oct 2016

This article aims to give potential users of private physiotherapy services an idea of the average cost of private physiotherapy treatment.

Health Benefits of Sex – Valentines Day Special
Health Benefits of Sex – Valentines Day Special 12 Feb 2016

Introduction With valentines day is just round the corner and many couples planning a romanic weekend together, we thought it was a good excuse to take a look at some of the health benefits of sex.  There is a lot of discrepancy in [...]

Top Tips to Fight Inflammation
Top Tips to Fight Inflammation 24 Jan 2016

Introduction Inflammation is a complex biological response that occurs in the body’s tissues as a response to harmful stimuli such as pathogens, damaged cells or irritants (Ferrero 2007). This article will focus on the inflammatory response to injury and chronic [...]

Stick with Your Health Kick this New Year
Stick with Your Health Kick this New Year 6 Jan 2016

Introduction It’s a New Year and everyone is setting themselves New Year’s resolutions. The most common New Year’s resolution is losing weight and getting fit, but it is also the most broken New Year’s resolution. After self-indulging on food and [...]

Have a Healthy Christmas
Have a Healthy Christmas 21 Dec 2015

Introduction It’s the Christmas season, the weather has got colder and wetter, our social calendars are fuller and the goods are on the shelf at the local supermarket. There is a slowing down of exercise regimes which are replaced by movies in front [...]

Clumsy Christmas
Clumsy Christmas 21 Dec 2015

Introduction Christmas time, Mistletoe and wine. Your granny falls over all of the time… During Christmas day more than 80,000 people head over to A&E for treatment. From cuts and falls, to burns and food poisoning the nation’s clumsiness takes [...]

What is My Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer?
What is My Risk of Developing Ovarian Cancer? 14 Dec 2015

Introduction A number of things can affect your risk of developing ovarian cancer. All women in the UK have a 1 in 54 chance of developing ovarian cancer so ovarian cancer is rare. Ovarian Cancer Action are campaigning for all women [...]

Jump Feet First into Christmas – Don’t Let Heel Pain Ruin Your Christmas Cheer!
Jump Feet First into Christmas – Don’t Let Heel Pain Ruin Your Christmas Cheer! 14 Dec 2015

Introduction: Plantar fasciitis, a pain or discomfort to the mid foot and heel, will affect 1 in 10 people across the UK. It is most common in those aged between 40-60 years and is twice as common in women as it [...]