Category Archives: Physio Treatments

Manipulations and Mobilisations

Manipulation and Mobilisations are particular hands on techniques used by Chartered Physiotherapists to improve the motion and function of the joints and soft tissues of the body.  Manipulations are fast movements of joints or spinal segments to ease pain and … Continue reading

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Rehabilitation

Rehabilitation is a progressive tailor made exercise regime that will restore full range of motion and strength to a region that has been injured, undergone surgery or suffered pain and dysfunction.  As a Chartered Physiotherapist, I have specialist training to prescribe … Continue reading

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Sports Physio

Avril has extensive experience working as a Sports Physio.  She started her sports physio career on the side of a Gaelic football pitch in London.  She was the team physio for the Fulham Irish Gaelic Football Team.  This involved treating … Continue reading

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What is Foam Rolling?

Foam Rolling is a self myofascial release technique.  Fascia is the layer of connective tissue covering our muscles and there is some evidence that this can become tight and cause pain.  Using a foam roller will help release tight muscles … Continue reading

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Is Physiotherapy for you?

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.  Physiotherapy has a scientific basis and takes a holistic approach to health … Continue reading

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What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling is the use of acupuncture needles to alleviate muscular pain.  The needles are inserted into a trigger point in a muscle.  Trigger points are taut bands or a point consisting of multiple contraction knots, in the muscle that … Continue reading

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