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Gymnastics and Physiotherapy

Gymnastics and Physiotherapy

Gymnastics is an energising and challenging sport that places enormous strains on the body. However, the massive amount of physical training gymnasts go through sees a high level of injury.

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Boxing and Combat Sports

Boxing and Combat Sports

Like competitors in other professional athletics and strategic athletes, including military staff, police, and firefighters, combat sports competitors’ work depends on their physical performance

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Body Building and Weight Lifting

Body Building and Weight Lifting

Exercise although enjoyable can be risky. Bodybuilders and competitors of different kinds of physical fitness are not new to pain as a part of their training schedules. Muscle pain deals with

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Physiotherapy for Ballet Dancers

Physiotherapy for Ballet Dancers

Dancing puts enormous strain on the body with repetitive movements that require open-chain development of the lower appendage. Your ability to balance relies on an understanding of both force and adjustment in the body. Dancers require undeniable dynamic control...

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Physiotherapy for Swimmers

Physiotherapy for Swimmers

Swimming is a sport delighted in by all ages with varying degrees of capacity. It is a physical activity that joins upper and lower strength exercises with cardiovascular training in a non-weight-bearing environment. Most swimming injuries are classed as abuse...

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Physiotherapy for Muscle Pain

Physiotherapy for Muscle Pain

Muscle strains are the most regular injuries in sports. Muscles are generally inclined to strain when utilised to accelerate or decelerate quickly and are usually found in the hamstrings, quadriceps, and gastrocnemius. Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness: The medical and...

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Common Water Sports Injury

Common Water Sports Injury

While water sports are not new, it appears to be that every year they get increasingly more extreme with new gadgets and accessories continually hitting the market like the inexorably famous water jet packs. The issue is that sports that can be fun and unwinding,...

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Thoracic Mobility and Physio

Thoracic Mobility and Physio

Most of the time, troubled by the neck, shoulder, or potentially low back pain can be agitating most definitely, significantly influencing capacities with tasks at work, home, and working out. Yet, hope lies in the thoracic spine, the segment of the center of the back...

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Causes of Shoulder Pain

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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Physio for Marathon Training

Physio for 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

Stress Fracture and Bone Stress

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 for Arthritis

Physiotherapy 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

Avoiding Neck and Back Pain

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

Sports Injury Rehabilitation

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

Shouldering the burden

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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