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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 [...]

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 [...]

Weary of recurring injuries? We take a look at how you can stop the cycle…
Weary of recurring injuries? We take a look at how you can stop the cycle… 10 Sep 2018

What happens when we get hurt? Is a sprain different to a strain? How does a fracture heal? We chat to physiotherapist, Shelly, about what recurring injuries and what you can do to make sure that it doesn’t happen again. [...]

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, [...]

The highs and lows of Hiking
The highs and lows of Hiking 20 Aug 2018

It’s summer time again and this year, the weather Gods have been great, providing us with ample opportunity to go out there and conquer some mountains! Physiotherapist Omkar chats to us about the ups and downs of what is becoming [...]

Cycling Injuries – What to look out for and how to manage those niggles
Cycling Injuries – What to look out for and how to manage those niggles 26 Jul 2018

Cycling continues to grow in popularity. 3.4% of people within the UK now cycle five times per week, with almost 1 in 5 cycling once a month. With it being a great way to improve general health, assist with weight [...]

Physio for golfers: keeping you out of the rough
Physio for golfers: keeping you out of the rough 23 Jul 2018

In the UK alone it is estimated that over four million adults play some form of golf, whether that’s playing weekly rounds at a local club or attempting to hit the back net at ‘Top Golf’ with friends. Our newest physio [...]

Repetitive Strain Injury (only read this “once”)
Repetitive Strain Injury (only read this “once”) 16 Jul 2018

From using our mobile phones too much to spending too long typing on our computers, we’re all aware of the everyday tasks that could put us in danger of developing Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI). But what exactly is RSI and is [...]