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Five strengthening exercises for hikers using free weights 
Five strengthening exercises for hikers using free weights  10 Dec 2018

Hiking is a fantastic way to keep fit and strong, as well as enjoy the UK’s beautiful countryside. Did you know that there are some very effective strengthening exercises that you can perform to improve your hiking? As well as perfecting your technique, [...]

Stress & Pain: What, why and how they relate
Stress & Pain: What, why and how they relate 19 Nov 2018

Stress. Billed as the health epidemic of the 21st century, stress is becoming more and more a part of modern-day life. For many, feeling stressed is the new ‘normal’ state of being and some studies have even highlighted how work-related stress has [...]

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 [...]

Mechanical back pain
Mechanical back pain 5 Nov 2018

At some point in your life you may have suffered from back pain and know just how painful and debilitating it can be. Today Gbemi, one of Capital Physio’s expert physiotherapists, looks at mechanical back pain and how you can [...]

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 [...]

Headaches: How Physio can help you
Headaches: How Physio can help you 15 Oct 2018

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 [...]

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. [...]