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Concussion and Whiplash – The Importance of Treating The Neck

A violent shock or heavy blow to the body or head can result in a concussion or whiplash. Both very commonly result in a cervical (neck) injury. Neck injuries can cause inflammation as well as changes to the joints and nerves. Sometimes it can be hard to differentiate a neck […]


My 4 favourite exercises.

As physiotherapists, we try to give exercises to patients that are specific for their injury however there are a few exercises that I find myself using with many patients. The first three are what we call more functional based movements and the last one is one that we often forget […]


How to go camping without injuring yourself – Videos

As we come into the summer months most of us hope to get away and go camping. Unfortunately, come January, we see many of you in the clinic with camping or travel-related injuries. So here we have made a few short videos with quick tips to help keep you injury-free […]


Running Cadence: how many steps should I be taking?

  Running Cadence We have recently been having in-services at work based around running techniques.  One aspect of running that is important to take note of is running cadence.   Running cadence is the total number of steps that you take per minute of running. The ideal running cadence is […]


Can walking backwards help us move forwards?

There has been lots of research on the impact of our gluteal muscles in all aspects of movement and performance. We work with patients to help strengthen and activate their glutes, but different methods are more effective for different people. Our glutes provide stability, control and power for activities such […]


Tennis Elbow – would an injection help?

We get asked on many occasions if an injection would help for tennis elbow. People ask this because, historically it has been provided as the main treatment. Often an injection offers good short-term pain relief, or the patient’s friends have had this done. However, are we doing far more harm […]