Focus On…Tennis Elbow

Focus On…Tennis Elbow

Despite what the name suggests, most cases of Tennis Elbow aren’t related to the sport at all.  The condition is caused by a strain to tendons in the forearm and can be brought on by any activity which involves gripping and twisting. The Chartered Society of...
On Your Feet Britain!

On Your Feet Britain!

Back pain is one of the most common reasons patients come for physiotherapy treatment. As anyone who has suffered from back problems knows, the condition can quickly take hold, leading to pain in other areas and this can dramatically affect your day to day life. There...
Focus On…Ultrasound Therapy

Focus On…Ultrasound Therapy

What is Ultrasound Therapy? Ultrasound therapy is an electrotherapy which has been used by physiotherapists since the 1940s. High frequency sound waves are applied using an ultrasonic head around the site of a deep tissue injury, in order to stimulate blood...
Focus On…Hypermobility

Focus On…Hypermobility

WHAT IS HYPERMOBILITY? Hypermobility is when a person’s joints have an unusualy wide range of movement It is also sometimes referred to as being ‘double-jointed’. This extreme flexibility can be beneficial, however, for some people, joint...