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Dizzy – oh? Try Physio!

Posted on: October 16th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

Dizziness is a very common problem in more mature populations. In fact, dizziness is the most common single health related complaint for people aged 75+! It accounts for nearly 1 in 10 of GP visits by people aged 65+ and about 1 in 5 by people aged 85+. So it’s no small problem. Dizziness can adversely affect your quality of… Read More »

Are you a first time marathon runner or new to distance running? Read our top tips for avoiding the injury pitfalls!

Posted on: October 10th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

  If you have just got your first place in the London Marathon for 2018 – congratulations! Or perhaps you are new to distance running? Either way you’re no doubt excited but perhaps equally anxious about the challenges ahead. Training for, and then running a marathon is a great achievement but there are lots of potential pitfalls along the way… Read More »

Do you want to hit the ski slopes in peak fitness this year?

Posted on: October 5th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Skiing is for some a serious sport, for others an adrenaline rush, and for most of us a much needed winter break from the routine. Skiing is a demanding activity and places high demands on our bodies, especially the legs. Injuries can occur for many reasons, but what we know for sure is that when you are more conditioned for… Read More »

Are you a keen golfer but suffer with elbow pain? Read how Physiotherapy can help you resolve the problem!

Posted on: July 20th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

Do you want to improve your golf swing and get rid of that niggling elbow pain for good? Dave Burnett is one of our Physiotherapists and he is a Titleist accredited Golf Rehab Physiotherapist. He is also a very keen golfer and he loves helping golfers recover from injury. Dave shares his knowledge of what the research tells us about… Read More »

Read our top tips for preventing tennis elbow

Posted on: May 15th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

Tennis elbow is a very common complaint at this time of year. It’s more difficult to help once it becomes established and chronic. There are some useful steps that can be taken to reduce your chances of developing it. Read this infographic for our top tips. We used to think that tennis elbow was a tendinitis – inflammation of the… Read More »

Need to improve your golf swing performance and banish back pain? Physiotherapy could be the answer!

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

We know that lower back injuries are the most common amongst golfers. In fact, in professionals they account for up to 63% of all injuries. Wouldn’t it be nice to be free of pain and improve the effectiveness of your swing? Follow these 5 top tips to banish pain, prevent injury and maximise your golf swing… That first tee drive… Read More »

Read how Physio Dave helped an Open Water Swimmer recover from shoulder surgery

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

  Earlier this autumn, Physio Dave Burnett interviewed one of his clients about his recovery from shoulder surgery. Read on to learn of his challenges and triumphs!     Dave: Hi Matt, tell us a bit about yourself and what sport & exercise you do? Matt: Hi Dave. I’m a 36 year old Australian Structural Engineer. I have been living in… Read More »

10 top tips to help tennis players remain injury free!

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

Are you feeling inspired by the Wimbledon Tennis Championships? At this time of year tennis courts will be buzzing with enthusiastic players. The repetitive nature of tennis means that without proper care injuries can result. Sophie Cannon, one of our Physiotherapy Team and a keen tennis player herself, has given her 10 top tips to stay injury free! Read on! During a… Read More »

Busting the myths about back pain!

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

If you suffer a back injury you can be sure to receive a multitude of advice from well-meaning friends. But is that advice always the right advice? Our beliefs about pain are formed at a young age and may relate to how our parents reacted to injury. Some parents make light of an injury whilst others are a little more… Read More »

5 ways to improve your cycling

Posted on: May 12th, 2017 by Diana Wilson No Comments

Cycling has never been more popular. You only have to cast a quick glance along the roads and tow paths in Barnes to see how it appeals to adults and children alike. This month, we give you 5 top tips to improve your cycling and look at the effect cycling can have on your knees. Enjoy reading!  1. Cadence  … Read More »

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