Do you ever feel dizzy or light-headed,or off-balance when walking? Dizziness is not something you routinely associate with physio but it is something we can help treat. Its a unique speciality called vestibular physiotherapy and vestibular rehabilitation and it is an area I feel very passionate about. Sometimes this can be a problem with
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Single leg training Single leg training has received a great deal of attention in injury prevention, rehabilitation and performance enhancement training programs in recent times and is commonly used in physiotherapy programs for Anterior knee pain. The reason is that athletic movement skills of field and court sports are dominated by the gait cycle which
Running is a really satisfying form of exercise with numerous health benefits but you must not underestimate the effects on your body. Running is repetitive and can cause pain and injury, especially when you change your routine such as increasing your mileage or introduce speed or hills. Running injuries are part of and parcel of
Listening to Jeremy Vine’s Medical Monday this week with Dr Sarah Jarvis on Radio 2 inspired me to write a little piece on Sciatica. The programme had some really good information and is available to listen to on the BBC Radio 2 website. Sciatica is something we as Physiotherapists see a lot of in clinic.
More and more we get asked about this thing called a foam roller, so we thought it would be useful to write a blog on what it is and how it can help you. What is a foam roller? Over the last few years using a foam roller has become more fashionable. But what is