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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO US….!!!

It may be Friday the 13th but we will forget about superstitions as today is PhysioCare’s 17th birthday!!! It doesn’t seem like 17 years since our doors were first opened. The time has truly flown by since that day in 2001 and we are delighted to say the company has grown up extremely well! Thank …

THE HEALING PROCESS

 The Healing Process. Any athlete will confirm, no matter how careful we are, injuries are inevitable. Injuries can occur from a sudden trauma or more gradually, for a number of complex reasons.  When soft tissues are damaged, such as skin and muscle, the body starts an automatic series of events, known as the “cascade of healing,” …

ACTIVE REHABILITATION FOR BACK PAIN

Active Rehabilitation for back pain 80% of adults report lower back pain at some point in their lives and 10-15% of all sports-related injuries involve the spine. Low back pain accounts for more lost person hours than any other type of occupational injury and is the most frequent cause of activity limitation in those under …

Why is exercise for knee pain so important..?

Why is exercise for knee pain so important?   Knee pain can have a huge impact on your everyday life. It is a very common condition for all age groups, whether your the “Gym Bunny”, who trains daily, the weekly runner, or just an somebody who enjoys a casual walk, everybody will experience some form …

Getting Motivated.

GETTING MOTIVATED…….. So you have been promising yourself for weeks …(months…) you would get fit and take up walking, joining or a little bit of both. Some days we need a little more of a push out the door than others, so just like your running programme, you should also have a plan to maintain …

GROWING PAINS

GROWING PAINS…. From breaking in new shoes to carrying around heavy schoolbags; there are quite a few physical stresses that school students are under. With P.E. also on the curriculum and growing pains to contend with, physiotherapy treatment can be sought to relieve some of the aches, pains and injuries associated with school students. Upper Body A …

Some Myths Surrounding Physiotherapy Explained…….

Some Myths Surrounding Physiotherapy Explained……. With many aspects of health and fitness, it is inevitable that the truth can be twisted and myths can arise in relation to certain things. Physiotherapy is no different with what people know and what people expect often differing from fact. Below we have broken down some common myths for …

Common Sports Related Injuries

World Cup Year – Common sports related injuries Here at PhysioCare, we see a diverse amount of pathologies and conditions, with it being a World Cup year around the corner let’s discuss the most common injuries that can occur while playing sports, we often see here in our clinics. Sports injuries can often be as …

Why Do My Joints Click…?

Why do my joints click? Commonly within PhysioCare, patients present with lots of concern and worry with regards to clicking and grating of joints within their body. A patient’s belief system can often lead to altered behavior which has a negative impact upon their quality of life and daily function and ultimately the condition of …

RESISTANCE TRAINING

RESISTANCE TRAINING.   Resistance training, also known as strength training or weight training has numerous benefits including increases in strength, muscle mass, and bone density. It will not only make you strong, but can also help with managing your weight, gain body confidence, improve your quality of life and can actually slow down or even …