Fitness

Video Physiotherapy Appointments

March 27, 2020

How can you make the most of your video physiotherapy consultation? Video consultations have been used within the medical and […]

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Acute Injury Management

February 23, 2020

Soft tissue injuries (ie injuries to muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves etc – all the ‘soft stuff’) are, unfortunately, very common […]

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New Year….New You?

February 23, 2020

New Year….New You? Have you often thought that ‘I should really try and get into an exercise routine and keep […]

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The Benefits of Pilates exercises

November 6, 2019

  Pilates is a method of exercise and movement re-education based on the principles of the founder Josef Pilates. Pilates […]

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Older People Exercise

August 27, 2019

  Lots of adults aged 65 and over spend an average of 10 hours or more sitting or lying down […]

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5 Top Tips to reduce your risk of injury whilst training for the GNR

July 8, 2019

1. Don’t neglect your warm up or cool down The warm up and cool down are often a neglected part […]

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Risk Assess Your Home

May 25, 2019

One in three people over the age of 65 will fall in a year. Of these falls 6 out of […]

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Common Back Pain Myths & what to do when it Strikes!!

May 6, 2019

Back pain is a very common condition with 84% of people worldwide experiencing some pain in their lifetime (O’Keeffe, 2017) […]

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Why Tai Chi for Balance in the Elderly

October 23, 2018

Tai Chi was originally developed in 13th Century China.    It is now practiced around the world as a form of […]

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SKIFIT at Physiotherapy Matters is for you!

October 20, 2018

 WHAT is SKIFIT? A full-body exercise class specifically designed and run by chartered physiotherapists to prepare you for skiing this […]

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Why Pilates?

October 3, 2018

What is Pilates? Pilates is a popular form of exercise used to improve fitness and wellbeing, with particular emphasis on […]

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Great North Run Post Run Handy Hints

September 12, 2018

It’s that time of year again.  Whether it was your 1st or 15th GNR.  We all know we can get […]

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Great North Run

August 16, 2018

With the Great North Run only a few weeks away, our runners should be approaching peak mileage, gradually tapering their […]

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Runners Guide to Plantar Fasciitis

August 16, 2018

With the Great North Run on the horizon, a lot of runners will now be dusting of their shoes and […]

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Health benefits of Cycling

June 27, 2018

Cycling has many benefits, not only in helping the environment by reducing emissions and congestion, saving money financially in reducing […]

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Skiing Preparation

February 27, 2018

You haven’t done any work on your ski fitness…Does it matter? YES, I’m afraid it does. Skiing whether you’re beginner or […]

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Stretching – The different types and when to use them

November 28, 2017

  Every sports person has an opinion regarding stretching and which one is best. I often get asked by my […]

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Avoid Winter golf injuries with Pilates.

November 13, 2017

Winter golf is not for everyone; some people are turning to the preparations for 2018 season; others continue to brave […]

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Swing your way into Winter Golf with these simple stretches: Sara Mather

October 27, 2017

At Physiotherapy Matters we see a range of clients from the occasional sports person to the elite sports person, a […]

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Great North Run: 24 Hours Before The Start

September 1, 2017

The final 24 hours Consider a light 15-20 minute jog in the morning the day before the race to help […]

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The Great North Run 4 week Count Down

August 24, 2017

YOUR GREAT NORTH RUN SUCCESS 4 weeks to go – Less becomes more! This is when the gremlins starting talking […]

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Le Tour De France

August 6, 2017

Cycling to Success with an injury free Summer With the Tour De France underway, people around the country will be […]

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Wimbledon Tennis Championships 2017

July 6, 2017

Physiotherapy Matters match winning points to keep you fit for tennis this summer The sun is out with a likely […]

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3 month preparation guide for the Great North Run

July 5, 2017

Great North Run – Preparation for Success Running a half marathon seemed like a fun idea when your friend talked […]

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