Plantar Fasciitis – arch enemy of running
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Plantar fasciitis may sound like a new gardening fad, rather than the straining of the ‘plantar fascia’, or put in simple terms the band (fascia) of the foot (plantar). Known as ‘joggers heel’ because of the high incidence of this condition in those that run, plantar fasciitis is also the most common cause of arch […]

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Physiotherapy treatment terms explained
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During a physiotherapy treatment session, terminology may be used that although best describes the condition or course of action, may sound more like a foreign language. Most physiotherapists will try their best to avoid such terms as they can be confusing, instead providing descriptions that are easier to understand. However sometimes technical terms have their […]

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Pregnancy & prenatal physiotherapy care
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As a pregnancy progresses it is obvious that the body has to adapt, so as to accommodate a baby’s development within the womb. These changes bring with them challenges, but with careful planning it is possible to continue a physically active lifestyle through to full term. Just like any changes in life, adapting to them […]

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Osteoarthritis prevention – taking steps earlier
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Ageing gracefully requires some preparation, so for your general, long term physical health, osteoarthritis prevention is a good focus to have earlier on in life. Just as we plan financially for our retirement, so too should we plan for our health in retirement. Over the last century life expectancy has increased, yet the expected age […]

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Knee injury prevention one step at a time
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The complex structure of the knee means careful assessment and diligent exercise are paramount to a sustained knee injury recovery.

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Mckenzie Method & Pain Management Independence
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Imagine you had the power to control your pain and the ability to do your work and daily activities, whilst saving time and money – welcome to the McKenzie Method. This evidence based system of patient care, has the potential to free yourself from excessive therapy sessions, expensive equipment or testing and, most importantly, surgery. […]

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