Knee Injuries & Common Causes of Knee Pain

Physiotherapy is a widely used method of treatment for a range of knee injuries – providing an effective method of rehabilitation and pain relief. The knee is an extremely complex joint, this modified hinge joint is one of the largest …

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Frozen Shoulder

What is Frozen Shoulder? Also known as Adhesive Capsulitis and Shoulder Contracture, Frozen Shoulder is a poorly understood musculoskeletal condition involving the shoulder joint, causing chronic pain, stiffness and inflammation. In some cases, this may be debilitating, as everyday tasks …

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Pilates? Yoga? I can’t decide!

This old chestnut. Let’s clear it up. It depends on two three factors: 1) Your preferences and beliefs 2) The teacher 3) The style Firstly, physiotherapy is great at getting people back on track after injury or pain. Exercise is …

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Physiotherapy and Rotator Cuff Disorders

What are Rotator Cuff Disorders? The Rotator Cuff refers to a small group of muscles and tendons, including the subscapularis, supraspinatus, infraspinatus and teres minor, found in the shoulder joint. The shoulder is a ball and socket joint, the rotator …

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What to expect from a physiotherapy session

What to expect from your physiotherapy visit? It doesn’t matter whether you are a veteran of physiotherapy practices or a new comer. Sometimes it’s nice to know what is ahead. You’ll be greeted and asked to fill out a few …

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Massage in SW17 SW18 SW19

What are the benefits of massage?   Surprisingly the research is difficult on this one. You will generally read that it improves lymphatic flow, circulation, flushes out toxins (we’re not even sure how you would measure that) and breaks down …

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Don’t forget about Hydration!

So the marathon is on the horizon. Everything has been planned. What about your hydration plan? Laura Clark, our in-house Dietitian (www.lecnutrition.co.uk) gave us great pointers about how to optimise your performance through a hydration strategy. *Be aware of your …

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