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Low back pain in children

Posted on Oct 3, 2018

An alarmingly 80% of adults will have back problems at some point in their lives. However, in the past this was unheard of in children. Times are now changing, and it is actually common in children too, although to a lesser degree. The rate of back pain in children increases with age. By the age of 15, 20-70% will have reported some back pain.Most back pain is not due to an underlying serious problem, however if your child is under 5 or has a...

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A Personal Experience of BPPV

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

People often don’t want to talk about their experiences of being ill and needing physiotherapy. So, for Balance Awareness Week I thought I would open up to my own experiences of having a vestibular condition. The first episode About ten years ago in the early hours of a Saturday morning I was suddenly woken up by the room spinning.  I had just rolled onto my left side when the room appeared to flip over in a continuous loop.  I closed my eyes...

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Total Care Physio Are Now Using Tropic Products

Posted on Aug 23, 2018

As a company, Total Care Physio always aim to use the best products to compliment their treatments.  Having decided to use their acupuncture skills to enhance peoples beauty (facial rejuvenation acupuncture) they wanted a face cream to compliment this.  Research led them to choose Tropic as clear winners due to their chemical free products filled with nothing but goodness.  They are proud to become Ambassadors. Tropic, created by Susie Ma and...

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Is your gym program still effective for your current needs?

Posted on Jul 19, 2018

Is your gym program still effective for your current needs? Lots of people do the same workout, same exercises, same weights, in the same order, day in and out. However is this a good thing?  Throughout our lives our body changes and therefore so should our exercise regime. One gym program will not fit all individual needs, for all of their life.  When you look at how 10, 50 or even 100 people walk or run, not one will move the same. We are...

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Staying on the road: avoiding running and sports injuries

Posted on May 28, 2018

Staying on the road: Avoiding running & sports injuries   From minor irritations to major debilitating events, running injuries are one of the most common reasons why people visit a physiotherapist. In many cases, the damage can be self-inflicted either by incorrect technique, substandard equipment or an existing physiological condition. While prevention is always better than cure, many sports enthusiasts only get advice and guidance...

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