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Women’s Health Physiotherapy

Women’s Health Physiotherapy

What is Women's Health Physiotherapy? Well, physiotherapy "addresses the illnesses or injuries that limit a person's abilities to move and perform functional activities in their daily lives." (Wikipedia). It, therefore, follows that Women's Health Physiotherapy...

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Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Prevention of Osteoarthritis Arthritis is a term that points to joint pain or joint illness. Some arthritis is preventable using changing the lifestyle, exercise, and diet. Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most well-known type of arthritis, influencing more than 30 million...

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Rounded Shoulders

Rounded Shoulders

Exercises for Rounded Shoulders A great many people complain about round shoulder posture. The posture is formed either when they lean back in a flexed position or do exercises that include monotonous developments that undermine their stance.  Exercises that...

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Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy

Massage Therapy treatment for Back Pain. Back pain is a common occurrence for adults. It can happen for numerous reasons, for example, heavy lifting, idleness, and wear and tear of muscles. A recent report distributed in NIH expressed that 70% to 80% of grown-ups...

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Ankle Injuries

Ankle Injuries

Ankle injuries are frequently considered sports injuries. However, one doesn't need to be a sportsperson to hurt themselves. Simply walking around on an uneven surface can cause a severe injury. Causes of Ankle Injuries: Tripping or falling while walking or...

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Nuffield Fusion

Nuffield Fusion

Those with cover under Nuffield fusion can come to our clinic for treatment. We are now able to receive clients including Amex employees, through Nuffield Fusion, who have AXA PPP health cover and also Aviva health insurance. American Express is one of Brighton's...

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen Shoulder- Causes and Symptoms This is a painful condition where the shoulder becomes immovable. It is usually associated with stiffness and inflammation. When this happens, there is limited to no movement of the shoulder. Adhesive Capsulitis, as often called,...

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Golfers Elbow

Golfers Elbow

About Golfers Elbow – Causes, Symptoms, and Solution When the tendons inside of the forearm suffer irritation, inflammation, and pain, it results in what is known as the Golfer's Elbow. This condition often happens as a result of repeated use of the hand, wrist, and...

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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation

Pre- and Post-op Rehabilitation – Uses and Benefits Injuries that require surgical operations can heal faster and better when physiotherapy is involved. Pre-rehabilitation requires getting motion range and strength in the spot operated and in the surrounding area....

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Neck Pain

Neck Pain

Causes of Neck Pain - Preventive Lifestyle People often complain of neck pain. This condition is common with people in their thirties or forties. In most cases, neck pains are stand-alone conditions and are not linked to other serious illnesses. Neck pain can occur...

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Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Pain

Causes of Shoulder Pain- Treatment and Care The versatility and motion of the shoulder joint make it easy to move freely. When there is a problem with the shoulder, it becomes very difficult to move freely and results in excessive pain and discomfort. As a ball and...

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Hip Pain

Hip Pain

Hip Pain – Definition, Causes, Prevention, Treatment IMS can help with muscular injuries in the hip area and hip pain can refer from the lumbar region. The hip joint is designed to stand several consistent motions, including reasonable wear and tear. Being the largest...

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Back Pain

Back Pain

Symptoms of Back Pain - Causes and Treatment  Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is a highly effective treatment for back pain. Spinal muscles are encouraged to relax during IMS which results in the decompression of the spine with decreased pressure on spinal...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome- Definition, Causes, and GUNN IMS as a Treatment Carpal tunnel syndrome, or median compression, is a condition that makes the hand feel weak, numb or tingle. People experience this condition due to the pressure on the median nerve that travels...

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Headaches

Headaches

Causes, Symptom, and Treatment for people suffering from headaches. One of the most popular health problems is headaches. Most people develop the problem as a result of different factors. Most times, headaches are not life-threatening, and on many occasions, a pain...

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Sciatica

Sciatica

Causes, Symptoms and Solutions for Sciatic Pain Sciatica is a type of pain that spreads along the sciatic nerve's path and extends from the lower back region following the hips and buttocks to either or both legs. In most cases, this kind of pain affects only one side...

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RSI

RSI

Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI) Causes and Treatment RSI refers to the general term used for describing pain in the tendons, muscles, or nerves. They often occur as a result of consistent movement and overuse. Also known as repetitive stress injury, it is a gradual...

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Knee Pain

Knee Pain

Knee Pain – Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention Anyone can develop knee pain, regardless of age. Different factors may be responsible for knee pain, such as injury, ruptured ligament, or torn cartilage. On the other hand, other mechanical conditions may cause the knee...

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow

Definition, Causes, and Treatment for Tennis Elbow Tennis Elbow, medically known as lateral epicondylitis, is a painful condition due to using the elbow excessively. At times, it may include swelling of the arm. However, the name does not imply that sports...

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ITBS

ITBS

Iliotibial band syndrome – Definition, Causes, Treatment This health issue often referred to as IT band syndrome by many, causes pain to the outside part of the knee. It is a condition mostly associated with athletcs, especially athletes committed to running long...

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Causes, symptoms and solutions for shin splints This condition happens to people due to the muscles and bones in the lower area of the leg pulling and tugging at their insertion on the shin bone (tibia). This problem is common to athletes and military officers. Also,...

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Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Benefits of Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy, often known as aquatic therapy, is any exercise that is conducted in warm water to aid in the treatment and rehabilitation of neurologic and musculoskeletal conditions. However, hot water may also be used depending on the disease being treated....

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Accessing Physiotherapy

Accessing Physiotherapy

"Almost 1.2m people wait at least six months for Vital NHS services in England" - The Guardian (August 2021) Accessing Physiotherapy services assists with re-establishing physical development and capacity when somebody is affected by injury or incapacity. It can...

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Osteopathy

Osteopathy

Osteopaths centre on treating the entire individual and see the body's frameworks as interrelated. Osteopathy is a medication-free, non-obtrusive manual treatment that expects to further develop wellbeing across your body by controlling and reinforcing the...

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Physio Exoskeletons

Physio Exoskeletons

Exoskeleton technology for Rehabilitation The advancement of scientific robotic technology is helping physiotherapists aid their client’s physical rehabilitation. Lower extremity rehabilitation, particularly for walking recovery after neurological injury, can require...

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Deep Tissue Massage

Deep Tissue Massage

Deep tissue massage is a strategy principally used to treat musculoskeletal issues, such as strains and sports injuries. It includes applying supported tension utilising slow, deep strokes to focus on the internal layers of the muscles and connective tissues. Massage...

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Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular Rehabilitation

Vestibular rehabilitation treatment (VRT) is a particular type of treatment expected to mitigate issues brought about by vestibular problems, fundamentally dizziness and light-headedness, looking fazed and additionally dizzy and falls. An altered exercise plan is...

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Pilates

Pilates

Pilates for Reciprocal Growth Pilates and Reciprocal Growth is a strategy for physical activity which centres on core stability, strength, adaptability, posture, and respiratory control. Over the most recent twenty years, there has been an overall development in...

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Posture and Physio

Posture and Physio

Posture is the situation wherein a person holds their body while standing, sitting or resting. Good posture prepares the body to stand, walk, sit and lie with minimal strain on muscles and tendons while moving or performing weight-bearing exercises. Dynamic posture is...

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Corporate Physiotherapy

Corporate Physiotherapy

When individuals are experiencing muscle pain, physical injury, or not moving just as they used to, expert physiotherapy can offer rehabilitation solutions. Our Chartered Physiotherapists provide ergonomic advice to help your employees utilise their workstations...

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Woman’s Health Physio

Woman’s Health Physio

Are you a postnatal mum interested in returning to your fitness, function, and energy levels? Every pregnancy, birth and recovery is different and our Mummy M.O.T. ® trained health professional, Levi Moore is here to help your body heal. Becoming a mum and...

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VP UK 2021

VP UK 2021

Bookings are now open for Virtual Physiotherapy UK 2021 which will take place from 5-6 November. In the vPUK21 World, you can meet colleagues and friends for virtual fun using a personalised avatar and get your CPD. Themes of 2021 event: Evolving Practice: It explains...

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Paediatric Physiotherapy

Paediatric Physiotherapy

Reach Physiotherapy is a centre of excellence and the only clinic on the South Coast to provide Intra-muscular Stimulation (IMS) to help treat various physical conditions including Paediatric Physio. Paediatric physiotherapists bring their special abilities as...

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Neurological Physiotherapy

Neurological Physiotherapy

Damage to the central nervous system, including the mind and spinal cord, involves the messages from the cerebrum not arriving at the necessary of your body. This can bring about loss of developmental movement and sensation, uncoordinated mobility, weak muscles,...

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Nutrition and Physiotherapy

Nutrition and Physiotherapy

Regardless of whether a patient presents with an acute injury, be it iatrogenic or unintentional, or a condition that has prompted continuous tissue degeneration, a part of the mediation program made by the physiotherapist incorporates suitable unloading and loading...

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Integrated Care Systems

Integrated Care Systems

As of April 2021, 42 ICSs are covering regions of England with the aim to be completely functional by April 2022. https://www.england.nhs.uk/integratedcare/what-is-integrated-care/ The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) responded to the NHS England consultation...

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