Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Your lower back is a complex structure made up of bones, discs, joints, nerves, ligaments and muscles, all working together to provide a base of support for your body. This complex structure is susceptible to injury and pain and to...
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...
Clinical Pilates for Arthritis

Clinical Pilates for Arthritis

Will Clinical Pilates Help My Arthritis? By Jane Leslie, Physiotherapist Well for starters, Clinical Pilates is exercise and exercise is well supported and widely recommended as a vital part of your arthritis management. In general, be it range of motion, strength,...
My Clinical Pilates Challange – Initial Consult

My Clinical Pilates Challange – Initial Consult

Jess Davies blogs from a beginner’s perspective on Clinical Pilates… I have never understood pilates, although I have heard rumours that it is good for you. My opinion has always been that it is some sort of fashionable exercise that people who don’t like...
Arthritis: There’s Lots You Can Do About It

Arthritis: There’s Lots You Can Do About It

What’s the best way to manage my arthritis?  The first question to ask is: “Which form of arthritis do I have?” If you are battling along in silence with joint symptoms and not quite sure of the diagnosis, be sure to consult your GP or Physiotherapist. There are...