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Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

Common Causes of Shoulder Pain

The upper region of a person has advantage for adaptability instead of strength. Our arms, wrists, and hands are outstanding at all tasks, including the delicate, sensitive control of lightweight objects. Conversely, the lower half gives our body toughness, strength,...

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Physiotherapy and Marathon Training

Physiotherapy and Marathon Training

A marathon is an extraordinarily challenging occasion. Regardless of whether an individual is merely planning to get round or searching for a considerable time, they will need to put effort into training to handle the 26.2 miles. Preparing for a full or half marathon...

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Type V AC joint injuries

Type V AC joint injuries

Treatment for patients with Type V AC joint injuries An Acromio Clavicular disengagement is a traumatic dislocation of the joint in which an uprooting of the clavicle happens with respect to the shoulder. Type V is a complicated injury where the delto-trapezial belt...

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Preventing Sports Injuries

Preventing Sports Injuries

What Should You Do Before And After Exercise To Prevent Injury? Sports participation is the primary source of injury in many people. Wounds can have both short and long-term consequences. A physical injury can quickly sideline a player. However, this puts both the fun...

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How to Avoid Skiing Injuries

How to Avoid Skiing Injuries

A broad scope of injuries happens in snow skiing. Knee injuries are predominant, especially the anterior cruciate ligament. Since skiers regularly put their arms out to cushion a fall, shoulder wounds, for example, separations and injuries are the most common. Breaks...

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How does Massage Work?

How does Massage Work?

Massage is a method used for healing and diminishing muscle strain. It is utilised with trigger point treatment. There are various types of massage. However, the standard type of physiotherapy is deep friction massage. This treatment includes applying pressure into...

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Pelvic floor problems

Pelvic floor problems

The core muscles are formed at the base that works with the abdomen muscles, the back muscles, and the diaphragm. Moreover, they also provide support for the backbone. This group of muscles that shapes and support the base is called the pelvic floor. On the off chance...

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Ergonomic Assessments

Ergonomic Assessments

How an Ergonomic Assessment might benefit your business. Sitting before a computer or laptop throughout the day is something that individuals go through at work every day. These individuals experience the ill effects of different muscle strain and stress-related...

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Stress Fracture and Bone Stress Injury

Stress Fracture and Bone Stress Injury

Bone Stress Injury: A bone stress injury (BSI) implies that the bones can't endure recurring mechanical loads, bringing about structural exhaustion and bone pain. Bone stress injury is a cause of worry in marathon runners; alongside the frequency of recurring episodes...

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Physiotherapy Treatments for Arthritis

Physiotherapy Treatments for Arthritis

Physiotherapy (PT) is a kind of medical care that centers on building and enhancing mobility and working of affected body parts by applying different strategies and techniques such as, manual treatment therapy, hydrotherapy and electrotherapy. Arthritis is an...

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Avoiding Neck and Back Pain at Work

Avoiding Neck and Back Pain at Work

When an individual spends a few hours per day working on a PC or a laptop, they are probably familiar with undeniable irritation, back, shoulder, and even cerebral pains. Overuse of PCs and devices also causes muscle spasms and joints pain. Reach Physiotherapy offer...

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Shockwave Therapy Service

Shockwave Therapy Service

Shockwave therapy is a treatment strategy where a machine is utilised to coordinate radial shockwaves with respect to the body in question for treatment. In clinical practice, the extracorporeal shockwave treatment (ESWT) was first brought into training in 1982 for...

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Multidisciplinary teamwork

Multidisciplinary teamwork

Introduction: Physical injury truly influences the nature of person's social and active life. It tends to be depicted through-checked changes in sleep cycle, ways of dealing with stress and capacity to work out, attempt at daily tasks, and going to work and social...

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Biocybernetic Rehabilitation

Biocybernetic Rehabilitation

Introduction: Physiotherapists are engaged with the anticipation of wounds taking place because of physical interest at all ages and degrees of capacity. These specific physiotherapists give proof put together guidance concerning safe support in-game and exercise....

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Medical Training Therapy

Medical Training Therapy

Introduction: The primary constructive outcome from sports is accomplished through physical activity. However, the secondary positive effect brings health benefits, for example, psychosocial and personal development. Despite having many advantages, sports likely have...

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Sports Injury Rehabilitation Process

Sports Injury Rehabilitation Process

Introduction: Sports wounds are practically unavoidable. The recuperation from injury relies upon sports injury management and rehabilitation. It is critical to recognise rehabilitation as a process focused at limiting the misfortune related with an intense physical...

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Wellbeing Clinic opening soon

Wellbeing Clinic opening soon

The link between musculoskeletal injury, chronic pain and stress is well documented. So too are the importance of ergonomics and posture in supporting musculoskeletal health and preventing injury. All of these components are important for sustainable healthy high...

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Physio for professional sports

Physio for professional sports

While nothing is as exciting as the action, goals, and glory of professional sports, there is an entire backstage production that is off-camera and behind the scenes of the actual game.

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Physiotherapy and Tennis

Physiotherapy and Tennis

Tennis is one of the most popular sports in the United Kingdom and is especially well liked by older individuals seeking to stay fit. According to statistics from 2019, 754,900 people in the UK participated in tennis.

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Fitness and Physiotherapy

Fitness and Physiotherapy

Over the last few decades, physical fitness programs have experienced a meteoric rise. This trend is driven by the growing health and fitness awareness, as well as the rise in gym culture, Yoga classes, massage therapy and Pilates classes.

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Sprained your ankle?

Sprained your ankle?

It is no exaggeration to say that sustaining an ankle injury can be painful, frustrating and disruptive to your everyday life. One of the most common types of ankle injury is a sprain, which the NHS defines as a “torn or twisted ligament (tissue that connects the joints)”.

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Dynamic Hatha Flow Yoga

Dynamic Hatha Flow Yoga

Nowadays health and fitness are all the rage, with people looking for ways in which they can live a healthier lifestyle. People are always trying out different types of exercise to see what works best for them and Yoga is seen by many as a great way to calm your mind and relax.

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Pilаtеѕ Body Conditioning

Pilаtеѕ Body Conditioning

Joseph Pilаtеѕ, ѕtаlwаrt inventor of thе рорulаr Pilates Method оf exercise, started оut in lifе аѕ a rather unhealthy child. In оrdеr to imрrоvе hiѕ оwn physical fitnеѕѕ, he ѕреnt a good deal of timе ѕtudуing аnаtоmу and dеvеlореd himѕеlf аѕ a bоdу buildеr, gуmnаѕt, wrеѕtlеr, bоxеr, diver аnd ѕkiеr.

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GUNN IMS

GUNN IMS

GUNN Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) Developed in the 1970’s by Dr C. Chan Gunn, the Gunn IMS approach is a total system to diagnose and treat persistent myofascial pain syndromes. Based on a neuropathic muscle pain model of musculoskeletal dysfunction the aim of...

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Reformer Pilates

Reformer Pilates

Introduced to the UK by pioneering teacher Alan Herdman who trained with Joseph Pilates, Reformer Pilates is highly rated by many celebrities including Beyoncé, Elle Macpherson and Emma Stone. Created in the early part of the 20th century by Joseph Pilates, a German...

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Reach further – free yoga class

Reach further – free yoga class

If you’ve been to see us recently, you’ll know that there have been some big changes afoot! After months of renovation work, we are excited to unveil our extended space. We have taken over the premises above us and turned it into three beautiful new treatment rooms,...

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Pilates for Recovery

Pilates for Recovery

Whilst many people discover Pilates as a form of exercise, to tone up and keep fit, when combined with physiotherapy it can have incredible benefits for injury rehabilitation. Our Pilates instructor, Suzy Titford, explains the value of practicing Pilates after an...

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Shouldering the burden – the vital role of your rotator cuff

Shouldering the burden – the vital role of your rotator cuff

Hi guys, my name’s Jules from Reach Physiotherapy in Brighton. Today I’m going to talk about the rotator cuff muscle group, situated in and around the shoulder. A lot of people come to us with shoulder problems, and a lot of the time the rotator cuff is implicated in...

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The Desk Workout: adding exercise into your day

The Desk Workout: adding exercise into your day

We are living increasingly sedentary lifestyles, and 81% of UK office workers sit down for up to nine hours each day. When you are sitting, your muscles are not contracting, which is thought to slow the metabolism, and remaining seated for long periods of time can...

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It’s all in the hips!

It’s all in the hips!

It’s all in the hips – the many issues that could be caused by hip instability Hi guys, this is Jules from Reach Physiotherapy in Brighton. Today I’m going to talk to you a little bit about hip stability and hip control. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MNWBOk4zFAo...

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What Are The Benefits Of Yoga?

What Are The Benefits Of Yoga?

Yoga is one of the most beneficial forms of exercise, often working the entire body at once to give you an all-round exercise that keeps your whole body healthy. Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that has maintained much of its traditional form, even as it has been...

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What is Physiotherapy and What are the Benefits?

What is Physiotherapy and What are the Benefits?

Physiotherapy is used in the rehabilitation process of many individuals, with a significant presence in long-term care facilities, community-based clinics, and hospitals. Physiotherapy is a drug-free healthcare practice that sees patients improve their physical...

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FAQ: The Benefits of Pilates for Mental and Physical Wellbeing

FAQ: The Benefits of Pilates for Mental and Physical Wellbeing

Pilates is one of those unique exercises that is beneficial to people of all ages and abilities. It works on stabilising smaller muscles that are easily neglected in normal gym workouts, making people stronger and more flexible. The benefits of Pilates are numerous,...

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