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June 2020

Understanding Concussions

By |June 29th, 2020|Categories: Blog, CPD's, News|

What is a concussion? Concussion is a traumatic brain injury, caused by biomechanical forces to the head, or anywhere on the body which transmits a force to the head. For onlookers, a concussion injury can look like a high impact collision, however concussion can also occur on minor innocuous contact. What are the signs and symptoms of concussions? [...]

March 2020


By |March 28th, 2020|Categories: Blog, CPD's|

What is Tendonitis? Patella tendonitis is a condition that causes knee pain in active people. It is an inflammation of the patella tendon that connects the knee-cap (patella) to the shin bone (tibia). The most common activity that aggravates the patella tendon is jumping, so it is commonly referred to as ‘jumper’s knee’. What causes [...]

The science of soap – here’s how it kills the coronavirus

By |March 19th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Hand sanitiser or hand washing: which is better against coronavirus? Viruses can be active outside the body for hours, even days. Disinfectants, liquids, wipes, gels and creams containing alcohol are all useful at getting rid of them – but they are not quite as good as normal soap. Wash your hands So why does soap work so [...]

Osteopaths observe strict hygiene standards

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: News|

Coronavirus -COVID 19 YES ANOTHER VIRUS MESSAGE - SORRY 🙂 We are aware of the ongoing situation and taking every precautionary measure with enhanced sterilisation procedures between every patient and in the clinic . We are not accepting any patient exhibiting symptoms or have been in contact with any affected persons. Holly and Sharon are both following NHS guidelines and are doing [...]

Should we ice or use heat?

By |March 17th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Common question about using ice or heat One of the most common questions asked in outpatient physical therapy clinics is, "How long should I ice an injury?" When should ice be applied, and how long should you keep the ice on your injured body part? Ice should be applied to an acute injury for 10 minutes at a time. Any longer than [...]

December 2019

Explaining the sudden rise of sit-stand desks: the importance of standing

By |December 30th, 2019|Categories: Blog, CPD's|

The Pro's and Con's to standing desks Should I get a Stand Desk? With over 80% population now working in sedentary jobs its critical that we find ways to be more active throughout the work day. with all the conveniences built into our modern lifestyle, it can be hard to get in the daily dose of activity that the body requires to [...]

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