So, you have been told by your doctor that your knees are “bone-on-bone,” or your back pain just isn’t getting better. Or you know someone who has had a hip replacement, and feels great, but someone else who hasn’t recovered so well. Should you get that surgery – that fusion, arthroscopy, or replacement – or should you try a more conservative route?
Have you ever experienced low back pain? Do you want the good news? Nearly every person in the world experiences low back pain at some stage during their life and for most people the pain will settle fairly quickly (within a few weeks) and they just get on with their lives as before. There are many […]
by Physio Beatrice
Gluteal muscles, also known as “Glutes” are our buttock muscles, they consist of Gluteus Minimus, Gluteus Medius, and the Gluteus Maximus. These muscles play an incredibly important role in how we stand, sit, walk, run…basically most of our day-to-day activities.
Goal setting – it’s an essential part of self improvement. With a new year ahead of us, it is the perfect time to make changes in our life to help us move forward.
by Physio Thomas
A patient came in today for his standard Clinical Rehab class. This patient had always had knee pain – his GP scans showed significant bone loss due to osteoarthritis, and his right knee was so constantly bad that he was awaiting surgery. Knee pain was now just part of his life, and was one of the dreadful parts of getting old.
Movement makes us feel better Movement causes lubrication and lubrication is what helps our joints, muscles, tendons, heart, circulation, brain. If you’ve been keeping up with our weekly blogs you’d also know that movement is what helps pain. When our back is the most sore and all we want to do is curl up and […]
I have shared links to the Better Movement website before, and this time it is to share more information about chronic pain. I actually listened to this podcast a couple of weeks ago, so was pleased to see this summary of the main points. If you have the time, it is worth listening to. I […]