physiotherapy Tag

Shin splints is a condition characterised by pain along, or just behind the tibia (shinbone) during physical activity. Shin splints is a common sports injury and is caused by repetitive loading stress on the tibia during sports involving running and jumping. The pain felt as...

Dry needling is a safe and commonly used procedure where a fine acupuncture needle is inserted into the skin, and into myofascial trigger points. Myofascial trigger points (MTrP) are areas of muscle that form knots when under prolonged tension. MTrP's are often tender and can refer pain to other areas...

Empty the bladder 4-7 times a dayIt is normal to sleep through the night or to wake up once to empty your bladderAvoid getting into the habit of going ‘just-in-case’It is important to sit down on the toilet and not ‘hover’Take your time to empty...

There is nothing like doing a good poo! Unfortunately nothing causes more misery in people’s lives than bowel problems. This may include constipation, difficulty emptying the bowels, poor control of gas and stool, rectal prolapse, haemorrhoids or pain from anal fissures. Bowel problems are very common. At...

There are two very important reasons why you should be exercising during COVID19: mental health and immunity. There is a growing amount of evidence showing that exercise reduces the risk of most types of disease, including communicable i.e. viral and bacterial infections. This suggests that exercise...