August 6, 2019
We tend to think of stress as being all in our head, and with the right mind-set, we can shrug it off without any harm done.
This is partly true, as it is a mental and emotional response to a problem, but the stress itself can have a big impact on your body.
We now under...
July 1, 2019
Someone called the clinic the other day and asked this:
“How long does it take to get back to training after an injury?…
…I hurt my knee a month ago, and want to know how long it’ll take me to get back to running. It’s frustrating not knowing if it’s safe to get back out...
June 3, 2019
We've had a number of our patients emailing in this morning complaining of knee pain after this weekend.
It is true that people are 76% more active with warmer weather and in London this normally means games on the park, dancing at a festival or long days out.
May 7, 2019
We’ve all had it…
That moment you wake up in the morning after your first session back exercising.
You tentatively walk down the stairs feeling like your muscles aren't going to carry you on account of the severe muscle pain in your thighs.
For a brief period you can’t re...
May 1, 2019
Do you ever wake up and feel like it’s going to be a slow start or that you are going to feeling 'groggy' for the rest of the day?
Or feel like until it gets to about 11am you don’t want to talk to anyone or do much?!
Well, it turns out that there are some scientific rea...
January 4, 2019
"Running is bad for your knees".
I hear this all the time.
For some people, this is true.
But for the majority, running is proven to reduce rates of knee arthritis.
So if running is good for you then what are you waiting for?
Often people don’t know where to start, maybe ha...
November 2, 2018
If you have back pain which ‘flares up’ with certain activities like hoovering, gardening or driving for long periods then you are not alone.
This week a number of our clients have been emailing with questions about how to garden back pain free.
Raking the leaves, clear...
November 1, 2018
If you’ve got back pain, stiffness or an ache - surfing the internet for a solution is normally one of the first things you do.
And with YouTube, you’ve got 1000s of video to choose from all claiming to have the ‘No. 1 cure for back pain with a 20s stretch!’ or somethin...
October 1, 2018
Wouldn’t it be nice to live somewhere hot where the sun was shining all year round?
Have you ever noticed that during the warmer months and while you are on holiday somewhere hot you tend to find that any aches or pains that you are living with seem to go away and gener...
September 29, 2018
“I think it’s my posture...”
I hear this a lot in the treatment room.
From professional footballers, to busy Mums, to the over 80’s.
As a physio you refer to the scientific research to see if there is any evidence on posture with things like back pain.
The question b...
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5 Ways To Start Running (even if you've never ran before)
7 Ways To Avoid Back Pain While Gardening
5 Reasons Why YouTube Exercises Will Not 'Fix' Your Back Pain
“My knees can predict the weather!” 5 Ways To Stop Cold Weather Causing Knee Stiffness
Let's Talk About Posture: What I Learned From Interviewing A Catwalk Model
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