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Massage

Massage

Massage for lowering blood pressure It's undeniably true that massage therapy eases blood flow and improves circulation. The vast majority don't realise that one of the best advantages of massage therapy is that it can influence hypertension by bringing down it. The...

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Aquatic therapy

Aquatic therapy

Hydrotherapy to strengthen muscles Hydrotherapy as it's likewise known as aquatic therapy includes extraordinary practices in a warm-water. The water temperature normally ranges between 33-36ºC hotter than in a regular pool. It contrasts with aqua aerobic exercises,...

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Osteopathy

Osteopathy

Osteopathy for fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia (FM) is a state of generalised and frequently elevated pain in the muscles and ligaments of the body. Demonstrative measures list up to 18 points on the body. At the same time, the condition frequently incorporates many related...

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Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy

Hydrotherapy boosts your immune system Hydrotherapy involves the recuperating force of water in the entirety of its structures to construct and keep up with well-being. Such water medicines have been utilised for a long time to advance healing. Clear remedial...

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Pilates for Toning Belly

Pilates for Toning Belly

While getting a toned belly is no simple feat, Pilates centers around the most profound layer of the abs, assisting an individual with developing core strength and shaping the muscles, especially around the waist. What is Pilates? Pilates was introduced by Joseph...

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Relieving Arthritic Pain

Relieving Arthritic Pain

Massage for relieving arthritic pain Arthritis ordinarily includes swelling, pain, and irritation that might restrict an individual's movement. Massage can ease blood circulation, easing joint inflammation and pain. An individual can involve massage therapy as a more...

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Core Strengthening

Core Strengthening

Building a strong core gives the basis for optimal body functioning. The centre helps bridge the body together, as it gives the association between our lower and upper body. All movements are worked through the core, basically the main impetus and support for the...

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Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Acupuncture during Pregnancy

Assuming that a person is searching for alleviation from morning sickness, back pain, or any other pregnancy symptoms, they might think about whether needle therapy during pregnancy makes a difference or not. Albeit the logical proof is a mix, there's some...

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Spinal Mobilisation

Spinal Mobilisation

Spinal Mobilisation essentially comprises passive movements which can be delegated physiological. The intention is to give momentary help with discomfort and re-establish pain-free, useful developmental movements by accomplishing a full joint range. Spinal...

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Paediatric Physiotherapists

Paediatric Physiotherapists

Paediatric Physiotherapists are developmental movement experts for infants, kids, and young people. A clinical area of physiotherapy experts to further develop a youngster's development capacities using techniques, for example, training of movement, reinforcing the...

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Vertebral Compression Fractures

Vertebral Compression Fractures

Vertebral compression fractures are normal in the thoracic and lumbar spine, especially close to the T12-L1 intersection. There might be no injury or a minor injury causing those fractures. Patients with osteoporotic vertebral fractures are at high risk of vertebral...

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Back Pain during Pregnancy

Back Pain during Pregnancy

Pregnancy-related low back pain is a typical complaint in 60-70% of pregnancies. It can be characterised as pain between the twelfth rib and the gluteal folds or pubic symphysis throughout pregnancy, conceivably emanating to the posterolateral thigh, the knee, and...

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Spine Compression Fracture

Spine Compression Fracture

Spine Compression Fracture A spine compression fracture is a break or breaks in your vertebrae. Gunn IMS is a great treatment for helping with the associated muscle spasm if the fracture is surgically repaired. The vertebrae are the bones in the back stacked on top of...

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Spinal Pathology

Spinal Pathology

Gunn Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) is an effective treatment when addressing spinal pathology.  This physical therapy treatment offered at Reach Physio Brighton releases muscle tension in deep paraspinal muscles which compress our body’s nerve roots. IMS works to...

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Radicular Pain

Radicular Pain

Radicular pain occurs when the spinal nerve gets compressed (pinched) or inflamed. Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS) can help with this type of physical pain as it is used to decompress the spine and thus discs and nerves. Radicular pain radiates from your back and hip...

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Plantar Fasciosis

Plantar Fasciosis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most widely recognised reasons for pain in the heel and is now known as plantar fasciosis as there does not appear to be an inflammatory process involved. Instead, pain can arise from a process of angiogenesis, which is the body forming...

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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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