Category Archives: Lifestyle Tips

Walking for Health

There are now health recommendations that being active for 30mins 5 days a week has health benefits.  If you are already active and attend activities during the week, try to walk on the other days.  If you suffer from health … Continue reading

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Stay painfree in the Garden

Gardening although not considered a sport, is a physical activity.  As such it can give rise to pain if not performed correctly.  At the Motion Physio Clinic we commonly see people with back, neck or knee pain after overenthusiastically tackling … Continue reading

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The Benefits of swimming

Swimming is an exercise that I recommend time and time again at the clinic.  Due to the low impact nature of swimming and that you will be in a heated pool, it is great for all my patients with pain, … Continue reading

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Pilates

The Pilates technique was originally created by Joseph Pilates in the early 1900’s, and it remains one of the most popular movement techniques in the world today.  The principals of Pilates are breath, centering, control, precision and routine, they make it one of the best exercise … Continue reading

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New Year, New You…….Is physiotherapy for you?

Chartered Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession which aims to restore wellbeing following injury, pain or disability.  We help you to maximise mobility and functional ability throughout all life stages.  Chartered Physiotherapy has a scientific basis and takes a holistic approach … Continue reading

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What is a muscle tear, strain or pull?

At Motion Physio Clinic we treat many soft tissue injuries.  These refer to injuries of the muscles, tendons (which attach muscle to bone), ligaments (which attach bone to bone) and nerves. A muscle tear, strain or pull refers to damage … Continue reading

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Keeping your New Years Resolutions

It’s that time of year again, where we think about the year ahead and ways to improve things in our life.  The big resolution for many people is starting to exercise regularly.

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Christmas Holiday Tips

It is great that Christmas has come around again and I hope everyone has great Christmas plans this year.  Unfortunately, the Christmas period can lead to pain due to long car journeys, sitting awkwardly in front of the TV for … Continue reading

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Christmas Shopping Tips

It’s that time of year for some advice to avoid back pain during the festive season.  Follow the tips below for the next few weeks so you get to Christmas day painfree!

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Posture

Maintaining a good posture is vital to keeping you injury and pain free.  In the clinic I instruct people on good posture and give them exercises to maintain that posture, on a daily basis.  Posture is the position we hold … Continue reading

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