Articles

Our articles are written by our expert physio team. Advice relates to common problems such as back strain, correct heat and ice treatments plus day to day exercises you can use to alleviate your symptoms.

  • Frequently Asked Questions about Neuro Physiotherapy and Multiple Sclerosis

    This article covers some of the questions we are asked regarding Neuro Physiotherapy and how it is used to treat neurological disorders such as stroke, MS, brain injury or Parkinson's disease.

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  • Top Running Tips From The Physios

    Short article with some tips for runners to avoid injury and get more from their running activities.

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  • Golfers Elbow – The Facts

    Are you suffering from Golfers Elbow? Do you experience pain when playing or when doing day to day things such as shaking hands? If so read on...

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  • Common Football Injurys & How To Treat Them

    Article from our physio team with some help and advice for footballers who have experienced common injuries such as sprains, strains and pulls.

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  • Common Climbing Finger Injuries

    Sheffield is close to some fantastic climbing spots. Unfortunately we also often treat climbers. This article provides some information for climbers to help identify and manage the common finger problems we treat.

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  • Common Walking Injuries: Sprained Ankle

    Walking in the great outdoors comes with certain risks. If you are unfortunate enough to suffer a sprained ankle it is advisable to get it assessed and treated as soon as possible.

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  • What is Acupuncture?

    Many people report a reduction in pain, improved sleeping pattern and a general well being boost with acupuncture. Research is now showing very positive results for treatment of specific areas with acupuncture. Lets learn more.

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  • Advice For Back Pain Sufferers

    Back pain is a very common complaint – an estimated 60-80% of people are affected at some point in their lifetime. People can experience back pain at any age, but it is most common between the ages of 35 and 55. It is one of the main reasons for sickness absence from work.

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  • Pain In The Neck?

    The best approach to neck pain is to get it moving, to do exercises, and to keep fit. We now know movement is better for it than rest. Learn more in this self help article.

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  • Get More From Pilates

    Love pilates? or a newbie wanting to get started? Maybe you tried a self help dvd or spent hours on You Tube? Regardless of your ability, small group classes can unlock faster improvement, better technique and more enjoyment.

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  • Introducing Yoga - Stand Tall & Feel Freer

    One of the reasons Yoga has grown dramatically in popularity is that it makes you feel harmonious integrated and complete. The Human body was designed to move freely. After practising Yoga one has a sense of standing taller and feeling freer.

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  • Lower Limb Post Surgery Advice

    It is very important that you follow your surgeon's instructions. The following suggestions should be discussed with your surgeon before your hospital discharge.

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  • How I sped up my Recovery from a Leg Fracture: A Clinician's Personal Experience

    I’m an experienced MSK physiotherapist who has rehabilitated patients from elite athletes to eager weekend warriors for more than 25 years and I recently had first-hand experience of recovering from a fractured tibia and fibula.

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  • Don't Run Out of Steam

    Homework is a thing of the past, except if you've been to the physio recently. Commonly your physiotherapy session will require you to do exercises about once a day at home. When you're in the session chatting away to your physiotherapist and leave with you knee injury already feeling better or your shoulder aching less than ever before, you've got all the motivation in the world to get on with your exercises.

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  • Exercise Fuel

    Exercise fanatics and sports nutritionist don’t call it food they call it fuel, and if you’re a serious sports competitor, regular runner or you’re just starting out in the exercise world you’ll want to know what food you should be eating and when.

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  • How To Just Keep Running & Run Some More

    Running is one of those sports where it’s annoyingly easy to end up with an injury, especially if you push yourself too far, but luckily it’s also well within reach to keep up your running regime injury-free if you follow a few simple, but important guidelines.

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  • Four things you never knew about your body

    You might have heard the well-circulated fact that we currently know more about the surface of the moon than we do about exactly what is in our oceans. Whether this is true or not, it’s often true that we know far less about what’s immediately around us than we do things which are more distant.

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  • What is the difference between a Chiropodist and a Podiatrist?

    There is no difference between a chiropodist and a podiatrist. The term chiropody has been traditionally used in the UK, but the term podiatry is recognised and used more internationally. Chiropodists in the UK are being referred to as podiatrists more and more and many people in the profession refer to themselves as both.

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  • What Are The Benefits Of Orthotic Devices?

    An orthotic device (or orthoses) is a shoe insert which you may be recommended following a bio-mechanical assessment / gait analysis with a Podiatrist.

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  • Video Gait Analysis

    Whilst it is easy to observe running styles in other people it is often very hard to appreciate how we are moving ourselves. High speed video analysis allows us to look frame by frame at your walking and running movement patterns and marry this with the aches and pains you may have associated with these weight bearing activities.

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  • Easy Golf Stretches and Flexibility Exercises

    Guaranteed to improve your game and do away with golf injuries for good...

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  • Golf upper limb strengthening programme...

    Do you experience upper body pain as a result of playing golf? these upper body training tips wil lhelp you stay fitter, reduce injury's and hit it further!

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  • Pilates Studio

    Our Pilates services have expanded.

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