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How To Rehab An Ankle Injury

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Mar, 2022

How To Rehab An Ankle Injury

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How To Rehab An Ankle Injury Even If You Have Had Pain For Over 6 Months  Ankle injuries can be extremely debilitating and leave us feeling like we’ll never get back to the sport that we love. Whether your…

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Ice baths… are they freezing your progress?

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Ice baths... are they freezing your progress? Ice baths are used widely throughout professional and amateur sports to aid recovery, but are they beneficial to you, or do you just do it to follow the pros?   The theory! The theory behind ice baths requires a  basic understanding of the healing process. There are three phases of healing... inflammation, repair and remodelling. In the inflammation stage, the body attempts to…

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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 per night is probably one of the other perceived 'must-do's' that you just don't do. Even if you do get 8 hours sleep, is it 8 quality hours of sleep? New…

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5 Top Tips On How To Move More

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Jan, 2021

5 Top Tips On How To Move More

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5 Top Tips On How To Move More You have probably found this article because your searching for tips on how to move more. Whether it's spending hours in the car, sitting at your desk at work, or just crashing on the sofa after a long day, most of us are guilty of spending far too much time sitting down. So how can you change habits and learn how to move more…

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4th November Announcement : 2nd Lockdown

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Nov, 2020

4th November Announcement : 2nd Lockdown

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From Thursday 5th November we are due to enter a second lockdown in the UK. We will continue to run our online services and face 2 face physiotherapy and hyperbaric services in Bristol and Barnstaple.   The new national restrictions state in section 4 that; "Some venues will be allowed to remain open for specific exempt activities, like childcare and support groups. Support groups that are essential to deliver in…

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Is Back Pain Caused By A Weak Core (Weak Back)?

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May, 2020

Is Back Pain Caused By A Weak Core (Weak Back)?

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Is Back Pain Caused By A Weak Core?   Many people believe back pain is caused by a weak back. Let's explore the evidence...   This article is sure to cause some controversy but here we go!   Back pain is the leading cause of disability and 80-90% of people will experience it at some point in their lives ( myself included!) Back pain costs the NHS £1.3 million every…

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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…

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How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain

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Jan, 2020

How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain

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How To Get Rid Of Knee Pain   Many people visit us because they are experiencing knee pain. This can be because of a variety of reasons.    Some people may have had an injury that has caused their knee pain and some people experience pain that has presented over time with no clear cause. What can cause knee pain? To get rid of knee pain we must first understand what…

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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.…

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Antigravity Treadmill For Weight Loss

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Nov, 2019

Antigravity Treadmill For Weight Loss

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Antigravity Treadmill For Weight Loss Specialist equipment like the antigravity treadmill for weight loss can help you lose weight without overloading your joints. Losing weight can improve pain if you have knee or hip osteoarthritis. It is sometimes hard to imagine how that would feel when you are in so much pain. Studies have shown that weight loss in osteoarthritis can put off the need for surgery. This is fantastic. With…

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The Top 5 Injuries Common In Dog Owners

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Aug, 2019

The Top 5 Injuries Common In Dog Owners

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The Top 5 Injuries Common In Dog Owners I thought I'd do this article on the top ten injuries common in dog owners. Now although dog owners tend to be healthier, report increased happiness and are less likely to get, heart disease, cancer or stroke that are also some downsides. Unfortunately our furry friends can also cause us a few injuries. Here's my top 5 from my experience in clinic.…

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The Truth Insurance Companies Don’t Seem To Understand

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Jul, 2019

The Truth Insurance Companies Don’t Seem To Understand

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The Truth Insurance Companies Don't Seem To Understand   You may be watching this because you have had life changing trauma. Important to get early interventions to minimise the impact. Getting back to work quickly can be helpful to build self esteem and adapt to be able to go back to some kind of normal routine. If we delay treatment we can be exposed to 'learning pain.' The lack of…

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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 to write it up as a blog.    Now the first thing to say is you need to know which structure is affected. For some reasons when people look at a…

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The Difference Between Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, And Tension Headaches.

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Jun, 2019

The Difference Between Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, And Tension Headaches.

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The Difference Between Cervicogenic Headaches, Migraines, And Tension Headaches. Cervicogenic  headaches – Pain that can originate from any area in the neck and can refer into the head or face. This normally comes from a disorder or injury within the cervical spine or soft tissue structure. This is normally resolved within 3 months of treatment. Possible treatment – (Depending on symptoms and cause).  Soft tissue work including massage, trigger pointing.…

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How Hydrotherapy Helps Improve Bone Density (Perfect For Women After The Menopause)

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Jun, 2019

How Hydrotherapy Helps Improve Bone Density (Perfect For Women After The Menopause)

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How Hydrotherapy Helps Improve Bone Density (Perfect For Women After The Menopause)   How To Improve Bone Density Through Hydrotherapy.  Many post menopausal women will experience reduction in bone density due to hormonal changes .  There is good evidence to show hydrotherapy can help improve bone density.    Why Is Bone Density So Important For Post Menopausal Women? With hip fractures causing significant pain and poor function this can reduced…

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How To Relieve Neck Pain

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Jun, 2019

How To Relieve Neck Pain

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How To Relieve Neck Pain Pain In The Neck? Do you get pains in your neck? Achy shoulders? Does your neck feel stiff? Are you struggling to sleep? Are you stressed and holding the tension in your neck/shoulders? Headaches? Are you suffering from other symptoms such as: tingling in fingers, numbness in arms and hands and general weakness?   If you answered yes to any of these symptoms, you are…

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