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Weightlifting and the benefit of massage therapy
Weightlifting and the benefit of massage therapy 26 Nov 2018

We are excited to announce that we now offer massage therapy at our Deansgate clinic in Central Manchester. Meet massage therapist Lisa Ulyatt, who is here to share the benefits of massage for weightlifters, from the regular gym-goer to the [...]

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Worried about how the news of the latest NHS operation cuts could affect you?
Worried about how the news of the latest NHS operation cuts could affect you? 13 Jul 2018

With the NHS now proposing to axe approximately 17 surgeries, we spoke with our Senior Physiotherapist Kevin Powell to hear what we had to say about it and what he suggests… Best practice, evidence-based multidisciplinary team approach and dealing with patients in [...]