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The benefits of Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) and the prevention of injuries
The benefits of Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) and the prevention of injuries 19 Sep 2017

The ancient martial art of Thai Boxing that has been around for 1000’s of years. It has become increasingly popular around the world in recent years. This has been helped by the rapid growth of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). [...]

IBS and Exercise
IBS and Exercise 1 Sep 2017

Irritable Bowel Syndrome …an annoying, intrusive problem to have. The ‘I’m so sorry’ look at your waiter and friends as you start your list of dietary requirements. Or just generally feeling uncomfortable all of the time, so much so it can [...]

Using exercise to treat anxiety – the facts!
Using exercise to treat anxiety – the facts! 29 Aug 2017

What are the facts about using exercise to treat anxiety? Thanks to media exposure and celebrities opening up, we speak about anxiety disorders more and more. This is a hugely positive step as anxiety or any other mental health illness [...]

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 [...]