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Golfers elbow and how physiotherapy can help

What is golfers elbow? Golfers elbow is a pain on the inside of your elbow affecting the flexor tendons that flex your wrist, hand and fingers and attaches to the inside of your elbow. We used to think it was caused by an inflammation of the tendon which links the muscle to the bone. However, […]

Read our top tips for preventing tennis elbow

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 […]

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

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 […]

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

  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. […]

Getting your nutrition and hydration right on marathon race day

We have invited Jo Scott-Dalgleish, a Registered Nutritional Therapist, to guest blog for us on the subject of nutrition and hydration for marathon race days. Jo is a degree-qualified Nutritional Therapist who specialises in endurance sports such as long distance running, cycling, triathlons, open water swimming events and other endurance sporting challenges. Jo says that […]

Workstation assessments: complying with the law and improving the health of your staff

Are you an Employer, HR Director or Office Manager? Read on to find out how we helped a City PR company: comply with the law relating to Health and Safety at work improve working conditions for their office workers and improve the health of their staff by reducing work related aches and pains and absenteeism   […]

Running a marathon? Is sports massage a luxury or a necessity?

For most of us, running a marathon is a massive challenge and commitment. So the last thing you want is an injury that could force you to pull out before the big day. Effective stretching – and if required Physiotherapy – can help you through to the finish line. But many runners are unaware of […]

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Running a marathon? Read our Physio, Nic Pugh’s marathon story

Earlier this week I interviewed Nic Pugh, one of our Physios who has decided to run the London Marathon for the first time. Read on to find out how her first three months of training have gone and the highs and lows – even for the professionals! Hello Nic. Tell us a bit about yourself? […]

Voucher offer for marathon runners

SPORTS MASSAGE OFFER FOR MARATHON RUNNERS   6 sports massage sessions for the price of 5!   Book 6 x one hour sessions – SAVE £62 Or Book 6 x 30 minute sessions – SAVE £42     To book call our receptionist on 020 8876 5690 and mention SPORTS MASSAGE OFFER.   At your […]

Running the London Marathon? Why it’s a good idea to get checked out by a Physio first

Thousands of people will be doing the London Marathon for the first time this April. Some will be experienced runners ready for a challenge and others may be relatively new to running and may not fully appreciate the stresses and strains put on the body with such a repetitive sport. So how can a Physio […]

How simple pelvic floor exercises are helping new mums get back to an active life with confidence

Have you recently had a baby but are struggling to be active without leaking urine? Perhaps you are dependent on wearing a pad ‘just in case’? Whether you have set your sights on running a 5K race  or just need to be able to run around after your toddler – you need a good strong pelvic […]

How Pilates is helping the over 50’s achieve a strong and flexible body – without sweating it out in the gym!

  As we get older we all lose some of our youthful flexibility, strength and posture through the natural ageing process, unless of course we work to maintain it.   Not everyone enjoys sweating it out in the gym. That’s why Pilates is a great alternative for those who prefer something more sedate but just […]

How Pilates classes are helping back pain sufferers, who spend hours sitting at a desk

Do you suffer from back pain when sitting at your desk? It’s plain miserable isn’t it? No matter how you try to get comfortable, pain relief rarely lasts for long. Ironically, we now see as many patients suffering back pain caused by inactivity – as we do those who have sustained an injury whilst moving […]

How Pilates can help new mums get safely back to running – post pregnancy

After having a baby all new mums will know that their stomach muscles have been stretched during pregnancy and lose their muscle strength. For mums that were regular runners pre-pregnancy, the temptation can be to get back to running at the earliest opportunity, with the hope their strength and tone will regain quite quickly. This […]

How Pilates is helping skiers to achieve fitness in just 6 weeks!

  Many families will be looking forward to their half term and Easter skiing holidays. But did you know that there are just 7 weeks from now until Easter?! That’s not much time to get fit for the slopes and cut down your risk of injury. Here I explain why skiers are choosing a new 6 […]