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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 [...]

Osteopathy Vs Physiotherapy – What’s the difference?
Osteopathy Vs Physiotherapy – What’s the difference? 24 Oct 2018

Hands up if you know the difference between Osteopathy and Physiotherapy? It’s a question we hear very often at Capital Physio. We chatted to our Osteopath Paige and asked her to explain the two professions in detail. Read on to [...]

Medical Jargon: Understanding those complex terms
Medical Jargon: Understanding those complex terms 1 Oct 2018

Have you ever been to see a doctor or other medical professional and been baffled by the medical jargon used? Us too, so we know that sometimes it’s difficult to understand exactly what’s going on with your body. We often [...]

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 [...]

Hiking: Top 5 Exercises
Hiking: Top 5 Exercises 24 Sep 2018

Strength and flexibility are key to keeping your body in condition, injury-free, and ready for hiking and climbing to your heart’s content. Here are Omkar’s five favourite exercises which will strengthen your feet, legs, glutes and lower back, and protect [...]

Is my handbag a cause of my pain?
Is my handbag a cause of my pain? 3 Sep 2018

We are all guilty of carrying around a handbag that’s too heavy for us because, well, what would we do without all of that stuff? Our purses and bags are where we keep our ‘must-haves’: our laptops, books, wallets, snacks, [...]

Ankle Sprains – what to do?
Ankle Sprains – what to do? 13 Aug 2018

Ankle sprains can put a stop to us taking part in our favourite sport while we recover. James Bainbridge, one of our physiotherapists , tells us about his personal and professional experiences of this common injury and helps us to separate [...]

Physiotherapy – the unanswered questions!
Physiotherapy – the unanswered questions! 6 Aug 2018

Should you only see a physiotherapist if your doctor tells you to? How many sessions are enough? And is it really a physio you need to visit or someone else? We separate out the myths from the reality with Shelly Chakraborty, [...]