How Does Exercise Help with Osteoarthritis?

How Does Exercise Help with Osteoarthritis?

By Courtney Lethridge, Physiotherapist What is Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a degenerative joint disease, where the cartilage (the shock-absorber of the joint) protecting bones breaks down over time, exposing the ends of the bones causing pain, stiffness and...
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – How Can I Prevent Back Pain? (By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist) The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy. There is usually a combination of...
Get rid of my Headache!

Get rid of my Headache!

Sick of Headaches? Headaches are a condition that affects our lives more than we like to admit. Be it a mild pulsating ache in the background or a throbbing pain behind the eyes, it is annoying. Let’s face it, waking up with headaches on a daily basis is NOT normal...
Unravelling Hip Osteoarthritis

Unravelling Hip Osteoarthritis

By Nick Nyman, Physiotherapist Hip osteoarthritis unfortunately can be a common part of the ageing experience. Whilst we have limited ability to reverse the arthritis itself, there is lots that can be done in slowing its progression, limiting the pain felt and most...
Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

Shoulder Pain – Anatomy, how it works, why it hurts!

By Jeremy Wisdom, Physiotherapist Shoulder pain is a common complaint we treat at Wisdom Physiotherapy. Shoulders are the linchpin of many movement functions and control, and once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do....