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Aug, 2019

How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement

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How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement. On a recent #asknicole question the patient asked how to manage pain. She was three days following a total knee replacement. Often when people first have surgery their expectations  don't often match reality. Although joint replacements outcomes are often good in the long run they can sometimes be a bit painful just after the operation.   They Have Done A Lot…

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Jun, 2019

Don’t Ignore Pain In Children

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Don't Ignore Pain In Children The Signs To Spot Whether Your Child Needs Physio When to know if a child is telling the truth Don't ignore potential fracture Bruising on swelling : need assessment Pain in the morning Joint pain in multiple joints. ie my wrists and ankles hurt. Early management for growing pains. Conditioning muscles as children/ adolescents grow Dynamic stretches in some cases. Specific trauma - fallen off…

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Mar, 2019

What Does It Mean To Be A Chartered Physiotherapist?

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What Does It Mean To Be A Chartered Physiotherapist? A Chartered Physiotherapist is someone who has done significant training to allow themselves to be registered under the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy. For this you need an equivalent of a 3-4 year degree or a masters conversion from another under graduate degree. In a world with incredible choice and opportunity its important that you understand the qualifications of the person treating…

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Feb, 2019

5 Ways To Reduce Your Tennis Elbow Pain Today

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5 Ways To Reduce Your Tennis Elbow Pain Today You might have heard of pain in the outside of the elbow referred to as ‘tennis elbow’ or more formally, ‘lateral epicondylalgia’. Tennis Elbow is a condition which affects the outside of the elbow and can be caused by strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons in the forearm.   Where Do People With Tennis Elbow Feel Pain? Patients with tennis…

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