I have arthritic knees and my doctor says I have to live with it and just take some anti-inflammatories. I hear this quite a bit
“I’m just stretching my shoulder joint!” Now, there are many stretches for the shoulder joint and its joint capsule, especially with conditions such as frozen
Have I torn my Pec tendon? Quite possibly! Eek! This is my own experience as a Physio on how to manage a Pec tendon tear
Many physios including myself have been told of the dangers of open chain quads exercises to somebody rehabilitating an ACL reconstruction. It had been said
“It hurts when I do that so it’s bad and I shouldn’t do it!” Sounds logical doesn’t it but if you think something will hurt
“It’s my TFL (Tensor Fascia Lata) causing my issues!” It appears the TFL is often blamed for various issues such as ITB syndrome, greater trochanteric
“I had one session with a physio and the exercises that they gave me made it worse so I’m not going back.” Ok, so this
“I couldn’t get into see my usual physio so I’ve had to book in with you.” Sounds innocent, doesn’t it? But this type of thinking
“I can’t squat because I have disc problems!” This is interesting because many people say this and have experienced pain when lifting but little do
“I’ve torn my ACL so I need surgery otherwise I will have long term knee problems!” So I have previously done videos on ACL tears
“I have gone off stretching!” Do we need to stretch anymore? Is there a better option? The case for full range of movement strengthening. With
More pain equals more damage, right? Well not always! Today we will look at an editorial in the BMJ called, “There is more to
“I have torn my Rotator cuff so I won’t be able to lift up my arm.” I remember many years ago at university, being taught
Put simply this is Physio done via either telephone or video over the internet. Skype and facetime are examples of this.
Contrary to popular belief online physiotherapy can be very effective and it can help the same injuries that face to face physio can help. I have helped many people with injuries such as disc prolapses, tennis elbow, neck pain and much more).