How To Manage Pain Following A Total Knee Replacement

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 […]

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The Truth Insurance Companies Don’t Seem To Understand

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 […]

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Who Is Stuart Sievwright?

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 […]

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

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 […]

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Importance Of Strength Training In Injury…

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 […]

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How To Relieve Neck Pain

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 […]

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Don’t Ignore Pain In Children

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 […]

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Friday Training In Bristol. Welcome Ellen!

Staff Training : What it takes to be the best. Last Friday I travelled up to Bristol to complete the staff training induction for Ellen, our newest recruit. I like to try and set the expectations on day one to make sure that there are no surprises. The Physio Crew is not like any clinic. […]

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Working In A Stroke Rehabilitation Centre: 3 Major Things I Learned

Working In A Stroke Rehabilitation Centre: 3 Major Things I Learned Getting the right stroke rehabilitation early on is important. Over the last three days, I have been lucky enough to observe the Physiotherapists working as part of a multidisciplinary team (MDT) at the Stroke Rehab Centre in Chippenham. This was part of my observational […]

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Everyone Active Everyday Campaign

The Everyone Active Everyday The everyone active every day campaign started when I moved to North Devon. As a youngster my days were filled with activity. My dad loved tennis so we would spend weekends hitting balls at a local tennis court. When we weren’t doing that I would explore the countryside with my friends […]

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