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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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Stretching Exercises

Stretching Exercises

Stretching is an exercise where a particular muscle or ligament is purposely flexed or extended to improve the strength's felt flexibility and accomplish a friendly muscle tone. The outcome is an inclination of expanded muscle control, adaptability, and scope of...

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Digital Physiotherapy

Digital Physiotherapy

Telehealth is certifiably not a new idea. There are reports of its utilisation since the mid-twentieth century when suppliers used two-path radios for correspondence. Then, from the 1960s, health experts had the use of phones to give directions to patients. With the...

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Physiotherapy and Recovery

Physiotherapy and Recovery

Rehabilitation is the recovery process towards achieving ideal form and function. Musculoskeletal injuries can have quick and critical impacts on our daily life. At the point when an individual encounters impediments because of say, ageing or a medical issue, wounds...

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Tokyo Paralympics

Tokyo Paralympics

The Olympic Games, initially set for 2020 summer in Tokyo, has now been officially rescheduled, with new dates announced for 2021. It will currently run from August 24 until September 5, 2021. With a rich history going back almost 3,000 years, the very first Olympics...

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Myotherapy and Physiotherapy

Myotherapy and Physiotherapy

Street dancing: Street dancing is a wide umbrella term that depicts a scope of funk and hip-hop dance styles developed in the USA since the 1970s. Famous types of street dance incorporate break dance, popping, and locking. Additionally, it offers incredible exercise...

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Surfing England

Surfing England

Surfing England is the perceived National Governing Body (NGB) In June 2017 following a seven-year excursion to assemble a fit-for-reason and present-day NGB for Surfing in Britain. Run by surfers for surfers it works for the help and advancement of Surfing in England...

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HIIT and Sports Physio

HIIT and Sports Physio

HIIT and sports physio and sports massage for rehabilitation Physical injuries during sports are normally brought about by overuse, direct effect, or the use of power that is more than the body part can withstand. Clinical examination of any injury is significant, on...

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Digital Physiotherapy

Digital Physiotherapy

Digital Physiotherapy and the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy Telehealth is certifiably not a new idea. There are reports of its utilisation since the mid-twentieth century when suppliers utilised two-path radios for correspondence. Then, from the 1960s, health...

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Long Jump Plyometrics

Long Jump Plyometrics

Plyometrics is a term that was presented in 1975 by an American Olympic-style events mentor, Fred Wilt. Even though instituted in 1975, plyometric practices were being utilised in the '60s by Soviet competitors, which drove Fred to his examination nearby. The word has...

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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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