Ankle Sprains

Sport is back! Can you guess how many people will ‘roll’ or ‘sprain’ their ankles this season? Go on, give it a go! If you guessed between 15-30%, you’d be right! It doesn’t matter whether you’re a beginner netball player for your local club, or an elite soccer player for Liverpool… this blog is for …

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Neck and arm pain.

As well as neck stiffness, pain, and headaches; we also treat many people for radiating arm and shoulder pain that stems from the neck. Typically, referred pain from the neck will radiate to the back of the shoulder, and down the outer part of the upper arm. More severe cases will be felt all the …

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What is physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy deals with restoring and maintaining functional movement, reducing pain and promoting health in individuals. As physiotherapists, we treat a wide array of conditions including: Spinal pain and injuries (e.g. disc prolapse) Headaches Sports injuries (e.g. ligament tears) Fractures (e.g. broken arm) Musculoskeletal problems (e.g. carpal tunnel syndrome) Post-surgical rehabilitation (e.g. following a knee replacement) …

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Ice vs Heat for Pain Relief

When you’ve just sprained your ankle or pulled a muscle, all you want is some pain relief. You might take a couple of painkillers if they’re handy. If not, you reach for some ice; or was that heat instead? Both ice and heat can relieve pain and help recovery. To sort out this confusion, let’s …

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