When do I need an MRI for back pain?

When do I need an MRI for back pain? Back pain is felt in 80% of the population so it is no surprise that a lot of people who attend treatment at The Physio Crew, Fishponds present with it. One of the biggest questions people ask me is “Why have they not done an MRI to […]

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Fishponds: The Perfect place for physio!

The Physio Crew are please to announce the opening of our clinic at Xercise 4 Less in Fishponds, Bristol. No need to be a member just give us a call and we can get you booked in. Conveniently placed at Channons Hill retail park there’s easy access and free parking. With our expert knowledge and […]

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What is Sports Physiotherapy?

What is Sports Physiotherapy? All physiotherapists gain valuable experience and placements in 3 core areas: Neurological, cardiorespiratory and musculoskeletal physiotherapy. Sports physio falls predominantly under musculoskeletal physiotherapy however may include elements of neuro and cardio. At the Physio Crew we are experts in Sports Injuries and provide local support for the England players based at Bristol […]

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Christmas presents for difficult people!

Its that time of year again and lets face it it’s never easy to buy for someone who has everything! Thats why at The Physio Crew we have the top 5 healthy treats to buy people this year! 1. A Myofascial Ball: Myofascial balls are spikey balls that can be applied to soft tissue (muscles […]

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Risk factors for ACl injuries

What are the risk factors for ACL rupture in non contact sports? It is known that women are at a 4 to 6 times greater risk for sustaining a non-contact ACL injury compared to a male Risk factors can include environmental, hormonal, neuromuscular, anatomical. These include: Weather : Dry weather could increase the friction coefficient […]

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What are the benefits of aerobic exercise in stroke?

What are the benefits of aerobic exercise in stroke? We all know the great impact exercise can have on normal healthy adults and those with disability. Today we break down a quick summary from the paper “Application of principles of exercise training in sub-acute and chronic stroke survivors: a systematic review  (2014) FREE FULL TEXT. […]

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Communication and pain

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