Mindfulness and Stress 29 Mar 2017
A natural response to help keep us alert and avoid danger, stress is something many of us experience as part of our everyday lives. Problems can start to occur when our bodies endure excess levels of sustained stress. Chronic stress [...]
5 tips for improving sleep quality 16 Mar 2017
We all know that getting a good night’s sleep is essential for our health and general wellbeing. We’ve put together 5 quick tips to help those of us seeking a good night’s sleep.
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 [...]
How to Alleviate Cycling Knee Pain 2 Feb 2017
We are all told that riding a bike is a low-impact aerobic activity, so why do so many of us suffer from cycling knee pain? Although cycling is a great low impact sport, the repetitive motion of pedaling can lead [...]
Understanding the relationship between sleep and muscle recovery 28 Jan 2017
How important is sleep? It is something most of us would agree we need more of, but how important do you think sleep is to your health? A healthy human adult will spend around one-third of their life sleeping, and [...]
Is it important to correct bad posture? 18 Jan 2017
One of the most common topics of conversation in a physiotherapy clinic is posture, with many people saying they’ve been told their posture is “poor”, “misaligned” or they need to take action to “correct bad posture” to avoid pain. But [...]
Improve Posture and Spine Health During Your Commute 4 Jan 2017
The holidays have come to an end. The new year celebrations are over and it’s back to work we go. The time off has given your joints and muscles a much-needed break from sitting in the office all day and [...]
Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis? 15 Nov 2016
Our physiotherapists answer the age-old question - Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis? The answer isn't what you might expect.
How to Warm Up for a Run (Especially in Winter) 10 Dec 2016
Warming Up This is a term most people understand. If you look at exercise and running websites, there’s plenty of information on how to warm up for a run and the importance of it. So you might be thinking, why [...]
Acupuncture for Sciatica 31 Oct 2016
Acupuncture for sciatica is a popular treatment. We discuss sciatic pain, how acupuncture for sciatica works, and what to expect from treatment.