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Physiotherapy doesn’t work

Physiotherapy doesn’t work

  This is something we seem to hear more and more. A typical conversation would start like this…   “I have tried physiotherapy but it didn’t work for me. However, my friend saw you and said it was worth me trying here”.   So we ask “Well this previous...
Hot and/or Cold-When Should You Use Them

Hot and/or Cold-When Should You Use Them

One of the most common questions we are asked in the clinic is whether to use hot or cold treatment on an injury. People tend to be aware that one form of treatment is necessary, but are rarely sure which! Here we outline what each treatment is trying to achieve. HOT...
Lower Back Pain-Blame Your Butt!

Lower Back Pain-Blame Your Butt!

LOWER BACK PAIN “The back hurts but it’s the butts fault”!   I recently read an article in The Daily Mail that suspects nearly half of the adult population in the UK are living with chronic pain – lower back pain is one of the biggest causes.  ...

Run your best marathon

Are you running a marathon? Do you know someone who is! We love working with marathon runners so I have tried to put as much free helpful information as I can in this blog! I am fortunate enough to love everything about my job but possibly my favourite time of year is...
The Foam Roller Friend or Foe??

The Foam Roller Friend or Foe??

The Foam Roller-Friend or Foe?   The foam roller… the greatest bit of sports equipment ever? Or a gift from the devil?   As with any ‘hot topic’, there is research and opinion that is both supportive and contrary.   At Jon W Sports...