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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Q: I promised myself I’d start exercising in January to shed those Christmas pounds, but the weather’s been so horrible that I haven’t really had the chance to get outside. How can I exercise without having to brave the cold and rain? – Lucy, Worcestershire
Q: What is acupuncture and what conditions can it be effective for?
Ask The Physiotherapy Partners is our monthly feature where you can send us your physiotherapy questions and we talk through how physiotherapy may help you recover from your injury and what the process would typically involve. Our question this month was: Q: I regularly play football, and think I am suffering from a groin strain. […]
Q: I have had neck pain for a few weeks now and painkillers have not seemed to help. Will physiotherapy help? A: Neck pain is extremely common and can affect your life in different ways depending on the individual. The Physiotherapy Partners have great knowledge and expertise in the area and clinically diagnose neck pain along […]
Have you caught Strictly Fever? Our latest instalment of ‘Ask The Physiotherapy Partners’ is about a hip pain common for dancers. Q: I have pain over the side of my hip.
Ankle pain can be extremely common. Following on from Ask The Physiotherapy Partners: How Can Physiotherapy Help with Ankle Pain? looking at treating Achilles Tendonitis, this month will discuss how physiotherapy can help ankle sprains and strains. A sprained ankle is one of the most common ankle injuries, but there are many different causes for this […]