Knowing how to treat a frozen shoulder first depends on making the correct diagnosis. The familiarity of the term can often lead to over diagnosis. Frozen shoulder is not treated the same as other types of shoulder pain by a physiotherapist, so what sets it apart? The Pain The nature of frozen shoulder pain isContinue reading “Frozen Shoulder”
Climbers are a unique bunch. Throwing themselves at indoor walls, cliffs and boulders to get their weekly fix. Even getting to the best locations can be injurious, clambering over rough terrain and hiking for hours in inhospitable weather. The climbers body needs to be flexible, versatile and above all robust! Suffice to say as physiosContinue reading “Physio for Climbers”
The use of ice is something that I’m often asked about in the clinic. While there is controversy around what ice actually does to the bodies inflammatory process, it is clear to me that its use for temporary pain relief is safe and effective for a great many people. I think one of its mostContinue reading “A handy way to use ice”
Exercise For All Did you know that men and women with a learning disability in the UK live on average 14 and 18 years less than those without a learning disability. That’s a shocking statistic. A person with a learning disability is also more likely to suffer with physical or mental health problems. Often barriersContinue reading “Learning Disability Physio”
An introduction to the clinics philosophy for the treatment of back pain.