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…Physiotherapy in Pregnancy

Focus On…Physiotherapy in Pregnancy

Common Issues During Pregnancy If you’re expecting a baby at the moment…congratulations! It’s a wonderfully exciting time, but unfortunately can also go hand in hand with pain and discomfort for many women. Up to two thirds of pregnant women experience back pain...
Focus On…Avoiding Injuries When Running

Focus On…Avoiding Injuries When Running

Common Running Injuries Running is one of the most popular ways to stay fit (it’s free and you can do it anytime and anywhere!), however it is also one of the most common sports for causing injuries. It is thought that at any one time, approximately 25% of all runners...
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...