Injuries

Physio Massage Guns – Fab or Fad??

November 2, 2021

Social media is full of useful tips and products to help you get ahead of the game, whether that be […]

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Great North Run – maximise your race recovery!

September 13, 2021

After all the build up towards such a huge and iconic event, and now having completed the run, it’s likely […]

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Extracorporeal Shockwave Therapy (ESWT)

April 13, 2021

Do you suffer from achilles, heel, knee, hip, shoulder or elbow pain? Is it not improving on its own? Have […]

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Soft Tissue Injury Management – All they need is PEACE & LOVE

March 22, 2021

Whether you’re a regular gym goer, occasional walker or someone who is keen to start exercising injuries can occasionally occur. […]

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V.O.M.I.T – Why your doctor may refuse a scan for your back pain!

November 6, 2020

“Above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you. Because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the […]

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Back Pain: Common myths and what to do when it strikes

October 1, 2020

What is Low Back Pain Back pain is a very common condition with more than 80% of people worldwide experiencing […]

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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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The Benefits of Acupuncture…

January 5, 2020

Acupuncture treatment stems from an ancient Chinese medicine where fine needles are inserted at certain sites in the body for […]

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Early Intervention Physiotherapy

April 27, 2019

Aches and pains are part of everyday life. Most often they are not indicative of any major harm or damage […]

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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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Why your posture matters

June 22, 2018

Over time, sitting in poor postures can generate stresses throughout the body which can create pain and discomfort. From internal […]

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Common back pain myths: What to do when it strikes

June 13, 2018

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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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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The Power of Acupuncture

November 13, 2017

Acupuncture has been used as part of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for over 4000 years. It is believed the body […]

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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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Osteoarthritis and the Benefits of Exercise

April 19, 2017

Senior Physiotherapist Chris Barrett discusses why exercise is important for patients with Osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a term that we […]

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Are you using your desktop, laptop or tablet correctly?

February 19, 2017

Although they now so common place that we no longer think about their use, desktop computers, laptops and tablets can put […]

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