Mobilisation, manipulation and massage – what is the difference?

At The Physiotherapy Partners we offer a wide range of services to treat a range of conditions but there is often confusion between mobilisation, manipulation and massage and how they can each be of benefit. Mobilisation is a very commonly used hands on technique that aims to address joint stiffness, pain and work towards restoring normal pain […]

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Can physiotherapy treat migraines and headaches?

Migraines and headaches can be debilitating and can play havoc with daily life. It is not uncommon for headache sufferers to see a GP or a neurologist and undergo many tests that then return no diagnosis. This can lead to a sense of relief and then frustration at not being able to pinpoint and tackle […]

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Help! I think I have shin splints.

What causes shin splints? Shin splints are one of the most frequently occurring and common running injuries and there can be a number of reasons why you may be experiencing them. As a beginner, not warming up thoroughly before or suddenly increasing the level of high impact activities that you undertake is often the culprit. […]

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Can physiotherapy help arthritis?

Approximately 10 million people in the UK have arthritis, a common condition that causes inflammation and pain in a joint. It affects people of all ages, including children and often people with arthritis suffer hot and swollen joints that make it a struggle to do everyday things. At the Physiotherapy Partners, we are able to […]

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Can Pilates benefit me?

Pilates was developed in the 1920’s by Joseph Pilates who championed the notion that physical and mental health are interconnected. It is a form of exercise that aims to evenly strengthen the body through a focus on posture, balance and flexibility with the great added benefits of reduction of stress and tension. The emphasis is […]

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YouPhysioPlan – Get easy, affordable access to our private physiotherapy.

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again, YourPhysioPlan is awesome! It is great service that provides access to high quality, private physiotherapy through affordable payment plans. YourPhysioPlan members can take control of their healthcare through The Physiotherpay Partners and can choose their clinic and treatment whilst avoiding waiting lists, GP referrals and excess payments. Unlike...

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Tennis – Summer is here, stay fit for the season!

Summer comes around and tennis courts across the country start to buzz with excited players once again so there’s no better time to swot up with the Physiotherapy Partners on how best to stay fit for the season!   The rhythmic and repetitive nature of playing tennis means that without proper care injuries can happen. […]

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Clinic Focus: Knowle

Since our first clinic was established over 40 years ago in Kidderminster, we have undergone much development and positive change. Back in 2014, we changed our name; we were previously Worcestershire Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinics in 2014 and before that, Watson, Rees and Dando.   What hasn’t changed though is that at the Physiotherapy […]

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Getting fit for summer

The Met office’s long-range weather forecast says we are in for a long overdue sunny summer with hotter than usual temperatures over the next three months. Amazing news! …Until the realisation dawns that having perhaps neglected the fitness regime over the colder winter months means you are a way little off how you had hoped […]

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Football – The 3 most common injuries and how to prevent them

With the Euro 2016 warm-up matches kicking off this week and the Champions League final in Milan coming up, football players who have been working hard all season will be feeling the heat!
 Football is the world’s most popular sport with over 3.5 billion fans, 265 million registered players, 5 millions registered referees and officials […]

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