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Ankle Pain Tips | How Can I Help Chronic Ankle Instability?

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Chronic Ankle Instability - What is it? You have probably found this page because you are interested in learning about chronic ankle instability. Each ankle injury is different so this offers an idea of what physios would prescribe and should not be taken as direct advice for you. For a specific plan to get you out of pain book your complimentary discovery call here. Ankle sprains involving the lateral (towards…

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7 Secrets To Sleep Like A Baby

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7 Secrets to Sleep Like a Baby You have probably found this page because you want learn how to sleep like a baby. Next to eating 8 portions of fruits or vegetables a day, getting 8 hours of sleep…

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3 Top Tips To Help Improve Your Mental Health During Lockdown

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Jan, 2021

3 Top Tips To Help Improve Your Mental Health During Lockdown

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3 Top Tips To Help Improve Your Mental Health During Lockdown You've probably found this blog because you're searching for 'how to improve mental health during lockdown.'   Prioritise Sleep - How Does This Improve Mental Health?   Most of us need 7-9 hours to feel fully rested, but how many of us are actually getting that?   When we are, we feel not only re-energised physically, but also mentally.…

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How To Avoid Running Injuries

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Jan, 2021

How To Avoid Running Injuries

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    How To Avoid Running Injuries Many people experience musculoskeletal pain and ask themselves "How do I avoid running injuries?" Read on as we explain the best way to avoid picking up a running injury. People often think that if you have an injury you have to stop training all together and just sit and wait for it to heal itself. Especially with running injuries. We often hear "but you're going…

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How To Avoid Neck Pain During Quarantine

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Dec, 2020

How To Avoid Neck Pain During Quarantine

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How To Avoid Neck And Shoulder Pain During Quarantine Neck and shoulder pain can be debilitating.   COVID 19 has affected us in many ways.   It has changed our routines, stress levels and ability to exercise freely.   Many people working from home will be using an unusual chair or desk that is not ergonomically friendly.   Here are three top tips to avoid neck and shoulder pain during…

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What Is The Best Way To Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff?

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Jun, 2020

What Is The Best Way To Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff?

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What Is The Best Way To Strengthen Your Rotator Cuff?   The rotator cuff is a common cause of shoulder pain. Let our shoulder specialists explain the best way to strengthen your rotator cuff.   This is a common question I get asked from patients.   The rotator cuff describes the four muscles that stabilise the shoulder joint. The shoulder joint is my favourite joint in the body. I am…

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Covid-19 Updates

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Mar, 2020

Covid-19 Updates

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Dear Customers,   With the everything going on I wanted to give you an update from The Physio Crew team.   Who are we accepting? We are not accepting anyone who has been in contact with anyone with symptoms of Covid-19 in the last 14 days or anyone who is experiencing a persistent cough or high fever. If you have these symptoms please self isolate and use the NHS 111…

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Osteoporosis Classes

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Dec, 2019

Osteoporosis Classes

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Osteoporosis Classes Friendly, physio led exercises classes for the over 50's or people who have an early onset of Osteoporosis. Osteoporosis is a condition that often affects women following the menopause or as we age and become less mobile. It's use it or lose it I'm afraid. Bones continue to remodel throughout our lives. If we load the bone along its longitudinal axis this helps to maintain its strength which…

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Antigravity Treadmill (Alter G)

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Dec, 2019

Antigravity Treadmill (Alter G)

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Alter G Changes Lives Through Innovative Design Nicole first came across the Alter G at a trade show five years ago. She instantly saw the benefits to athletes but also to clients with neurological conditions.  Having worked with England rugby players and elite sports athletes she understood the need for high level equipment to facilitate these top athletes back to their profession as soon as possible. When you have 6…

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Common Concerns:  Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call

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Aug, 2019

Common Concerns:  Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call

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Common Concerns:  Why People Choose To Book A Discovery Call We started discovery calls about three months ago. I was finding that a lot of people were at home worried about their condition and unsure what the best answer was. Since doing the discovery calls there seemed to be three main concerns that were bothering people. Number 1 : Clear Diagnosis People had concerns that their condition was not formally…

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How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement

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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…

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What Is Causing My Knee Pain If MRI And Xray Normal?

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Jun, 2019

What Is Causing My Knee Pain If MRI And Xray Normal?

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What Is Causing My Knee Pain If MRI And Xray Normal? You have probably found this because you are searching google of what is causing my knee pain if MRI and Xray normal? Sometimes negative tests can leave us feeling confused. We were sure there must be SOMETHING that they could see on a scan because it was so painful. Firstly, let me reassure you that it’s great news that…

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What Stretches, Exercises, Diet Supplements Will Help Ankle Tendons/Ligaments?

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Jun, 2019

What Stretches, Exercises, Diet Supplements Will Help Ankle Tendons/Ligaments?

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What Stretches, Exercises, Diet Supplements Will Help Ankle Tendons / Ligaments?   What is the best way to treat ankle tendons and ligament injuries?   This came through as an #asknicole question but I thought it would be helpful…

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How To Relieve Back Pain

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Jun, 2019

How To Relieve Back Pain

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How To Relieve Back Pain Many people spend nights awake wondering how they can relieve back pain. Frustrated that they can't put heir shoes on, dance with their daughter or lift plates into the cupboard. Back pain is a common musculoskeletal problem which causes loss of function, confidence and severe pain.  80% of the population will experience non specific lower back pain which is pain that is usually felt in…

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Who Is Stuart Sievwright?

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Jun, 2019

Who Is Stuart Sievwright?

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Who is Stuart Sievwright? I am originally from a small town on the west coast of Scotland. Although I also spent part of my childhood living in Italy. I’ve had a previous career in the British Army where I spent most of my time as a Physical training instructor (PTI). I’ve served in many different countries including the Middle East and Europe. I left the Army in 2014, and moved…

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Importance Of Strength Training In Injury…

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Jun, 2019

Importance Of Strength Training In Injury…

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Importance Of Strength Training In Injury Recovering Program And In Improving Of Daily Life Quality Strength training is important in all injury rehabilitation. Let me explain why...   Can Strengthening Exercise Can Help In Injury Recovery? Yes! Even a 4 week exercise program has significant impact on rehabbing from many injuries. An appropriate program can improve balance and therefore contribute in fall prevention. Its great for both young athletes and…

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Don’t Ignore Pain In Children

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Jun, 2019

Don’t Ignore Pain In Children

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Don't Ignore Pain In Children It can be tempting to ignore pain in children. We have all seen in happen. A child falls at the park, takes a good look around to see whether anyone has seen and then starts to scream. Attention seeking behaviour for mums attention is common but could we be missing a real injury? As a physio I have seen many cases where children have had…

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