Persistent Pain

It is estimated that persistent pain affects approximately two fifths of the UK population, which is around 28 million people.  Persistent pain (also referred to as chronic or long-term pain) is pain that you have had for a period of […]

Childhood Obesity

September is Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Therefore we have put this post together to inform you of the facts and figures around childhood obesity, as well as ways to reduce the prevalence of obesity in young people. Nearly a third […]

Ironman Zurich Race Report

This was my first (and will be my only) Ironman, so I wanted to write a race report to help me remember the experience. I also wanted to share it with anyone either thinking of doing an Ironman, or who […]

Sun, sea and… back pain?!

Whilst holidays can mean a well deserved break from work, with time for relaxation and stress relief, all of which can help back and neck pain, we’ve heard from several of our clients that their symptoms can in fact be […]

How to feel healthier: Improve your sleep

There are many benefits of getting good quality sleep including: Improved memory and concentration Improved mood Reduced blood pressure Increased energy Reduced risk of pains and injuries Improves blood sugar levels Improves your immune system Reduces weight gain How much […]

How to feel healthier

In the healthcare world, we believe there are several areas you should be focusing on to help keep you healthy. These are relaxation, sleep, what you eat, and being active. These areas all have some overlap – the more effective […]

Diastasis Recti

This is something we often get emailed about, and, from the questions we’ve had asked, it sounds like unfortunately information surrounding diastasis recti just isn’t readily available from your GP or health visitor.  In brief, diastasis recti is a hernia. […]

Why I think Pilates helps

As a physiotherapist, I know that I will never stop learning. When I did my degree (2006-09) I don’t remember learning much about persistent (also referred to as constant / chronic / long-standing) pain. It’s something I’ve learnt more about […]

Exercise & Fatigue

How to exercise when affected by a condition causing fatigue GRADED INCREASE IN ACTIVITY Try a structured exercise programme that aims to gradually increase the duration and frequency of an activity First you need to calculate your baseline: how long […]

Returning to Exercise After Pregnancy

As a physiotherapist, I regularly see patients who are unsure how and when to get back into exercise after giving birth, so I’ve written this article to help. As you’ll see, there are plenty of benefits to getting back into […]