Knee pain when cycling – and how to avoid it

Cycling is a great way to get fit but it isn’t without risk of pain and injury. Apart from the obvious flesh wounds related to falling off your bike, the most common problems are usually felt around the knee. Read on to learn more about the common causes of cycling knee pain and how to […]

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Which workstation accessories could help you enjoy a more comfortable working day?

Apart from the basic desk, chair and computer there are a number of useful gadgets which can help you work more comfortably at work or in your home office. We’ve picked out a few that we think can make a real difference.   The footrest: in a previous blog ‘Are you sitting comfortably?’ we talked […]

Do you have good working habits?

Getting your workstation set up correctly is the first part of looking after the health of your spine. The second part is introducing some good working habits which will cut down the loading of your joints and soft tissues and keep you pain free through your working life. Have you studied your work area? Can […]

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How to cope with Osteoarthritis

Did you know that last week was both national ‘Walk to Work Week’ and ‘Arthritis Week’? As Physiotherapists we treat lots of people suffering from arthritis in their joints. A common question they ask us is ‘What form of exercise is safe for me to do?’ Walking and swimming are excellent forms of exercise because […]

London Marathon – race day preparations

With just a few weeks to go until the London Marathon you should be thinking carefully about your race day preparations. Here are some top tips to help you through what may be one of the most memorable days of your life. Eating and drinking – experts advise eating about 2-4 hours before the race starts […]

10 top tips for injury free running

Whether you just run for fun or are a hardened marathon runner we’ve put together some simple tips to keep you free of injury and help you set up some good training habits for life: Footwear: invest in quality running shoes which should last 300-800 miles of running. Find a specialist running shop where you […]

Are you sitting comfortably?

The majority of our clients are sedentary workers. You may be surprised to hear that sitting all day can be just as harmful as heavy labour. Very few jobs these days don’t include sitting at a desk and using a computer for at least some of the time. Getting your workstation set up correctly doesn’t […]