How Can Physiotherapy Help with Parkinson’s Disease?

How Can Physiotherapy Help with Parkinson’s Disease?

Parkinson’s Disease is a progressive neurological disease which presents in a number of different ways. Understanding your type of Parkinson’s and identifying your impairments is critical for developing a treatment plan. The latest research identifies that early intervention and specific exercises can help to slow the progression of the condition.

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Bendy, Flexible and Slightly Floppy? All About Joint Hypermobility

Bendy, Flexible and Slightly Floppy? All About Joint Hypermobility

Do you have loose joints? Do they ever feel like they are going to “pop out” of place? Or are you flexible in some directions of movement and stiff in others? You may have hypermobility and you may be experiencing some of the many other symptoms that go hand in hand with having mobile joints.

You may be hypermobile and you may be experiencing some of the many other symptoms that go hand in hand with having mobile joints.

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TMJ – Can Physio Help My Jaw Pain?

TMJ – Can Physio Help My Jaw Pain?

TMJ syndrome is pain in the jaw joint. The TMJ can be found just in front of your ear when you open and close your mouth. Many people are misdiagnosed – their symptoms are often put down to headaches, ear infections, problems with their teeth or even their back.

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DOMS | Why am I sore after exercise?

DOMS | Why am I sore after exercise?

DOMS, often experienced the day after exercising, is a common occurrence among fitness enthusiasts and athletes alike. It’s that achy, tender feeling in your muscles that can make even the simplest movements feel challenging. But what exactly causes it?

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Understanding Tension Headaches: Causes, Symptoms, and Management Strategies

Understanding Tension Headaches: Causes, Symptoms, and Management Strategies

These headaches are characterised by a dull, aching pain that typically affects both sides of the head. They often feel like a tight band or pressure around the forehead, temples, or the back of the head and neck. Unlike migraines, tension headaches are not usually accompanied by nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light and sound.

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Endometriosis Pain

Endometriosis Pain

Endometriosis is a chronic inflammatory condition that results in abnormal growth of endometrial tissue and adhesion sites outside the pelvic cavity. Endometriosis associated pain is not always related to the extent of the lesions and can still occur once lesions have been surgically removed.

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Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis vs. Osteoarthritis

Having been diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, many people have asked, what is the difference between rheumatoid and osteoarthritis?

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) affects about 0.5% of the population and is an autoimmune disorder causing chronic inflammation. Morning pain and stiffness lasts from 30mins up to several hours and affects women 2-3 times more than men. RA can occur at any age and symptoms can develop relatively rapidly.

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How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

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 are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors. 

Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.

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ACL Injuries – conservative vs surgical approach

ACL Injuries – conservative vs surgical approach

ACL knee injuries are common in athletes, especially those who play sports that involve sudden stops and changes in direction, such as football, basketball, and soccer. Traditionally, surgical reconstruction has been the primary treatment for ACL injuries, but emerging evidence suggests that non-surgical approaches may be just as effective, including for athletes who want to return to sport.

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