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How To Avoid Lengthy Treatment Delays By Understanding The Great Divide In Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy – A Brief History The beginnings of Physiotherapy date back to the late 1894 when four nurses formed the Society of Trained Masseuses. A Royal Charter was awarded in 1920, in recognition of the profession’s high education and professional standards. It evolved over the following years until it became the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy…

Do You Want To Feel Better Than You Have For Years?

Picking up the kids? Over-exercising? Hunched over a desk all day? Lack of sleep? Lifting heavy loads endlessly throughout the day? and the greatest impact of all… stress!! Does this sound relatable to you??   Living is stressful, causing pain and discomfort   These are just a few of the reoccurring influences that impact patients’…

Double Crossed

Help For Ukraine Our world is going through troubled times, the likes of which most of us have never had to witness so close to home. The degree of suffering in Ukraine is inhumane. Watching TV night after night with the increasing levels of destruction and suffering made us feel that we had to help…

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How to Choose A Physiotherapy Clinic

So, how do you choose your physiotherapy clinic in seven easy steps? Physiotherapy skills and qualifications The most important question – is the physiotherapist appropriately qualified and is there any evidence of ongoing learning and development? Although principals remain consistent, the skills and style of approach can be different as can the aftercare. Please make…

Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment.

Your Physiotherapy Prescription

This is the fifth part in a series of blogs looking at the process of a physiotherapy assessment and treatment plan. If you have missed the 4 earlier blogs, then here are the links: A Different Perspective On Your Physiotherapy Assessment  The Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment The Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment – Part 2 The Physical Assessment…

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The Physical Assessment

The Physical Assessment   In my three previous blogs on physiotherapy assessment A Different Perspective On Your Physiotherapy Assessment  The Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment  The Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment – Part 2   I discussed concepts and steps which for most will not have been considered and most will have assumed that the physical assessment was the…

Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment.

A Different Perspective On Your Physiotherapy Assessment

Ok, you are in pain, you have tried the obvious remedies, like pain killers and anti-inflammatories or a bit of exercise, but they didn’t fix the problem. You don’t want to be on drugs for too long, so you are thinking about getting to see a physiotherapist to assess you properly and find out what…

Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment.

Your Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment- Part 2

In my two previous blogs A Different Perspective On Your Physiotherapy Assessment and The Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment, I discussed the importance of getting that connection and really listening to get the patients story.  Why are you here, what are your beliefs about treatment? Now it’s time to go further, honing it down with specific questions…

Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment.

The Subjective Physiotherapy Assessment

I get asked a lot of questions about physiotherapy assessment. What do we do at my clinic? How do I assess? How do I teach assessing? In my previous blog A Different Perspective On Your Physiotherapy Assessment, I mentioned that the first and most important thing is to have a safe, quiet environment that builds…

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How can I relieve neck pain?

How can I relieve neck pain? The first thing to understand is how this happened, neck pain can be caused by other conditions such as muscle weakness in the shoulders, perhaps lifestyles such as workplace seating or even sports. Take a moment to consider what could be causing yours. While doing this, think about the…