December 30, 2019

A lot changes when you become a Dad in particular, the demands placed on the body.

Priorities change and taking care of yourself can take a back seat while your new beacon of joy keeps you busier than you could ever imagine.

It is quite common for back pain to creep in a...

December 1, 2019

"My knee sounds like snap, crackle and pop!" - patient at Instant Physio 2019

In the treatment room, this question comes up a lot...

"Why does my knee click?"

Knee clicking causes worry and fear in people and can lead to avoiding activity.

This is often because people...

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.

When your...

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...

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