MSK NHS Blogs

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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Top 10 tips for staying happy and healthy in these challenging times

May 15, 2020

I feel like I’m hearing the word ‘unprecedented’ approximately 150 times a day at the moment, but for a reason. […]

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Remote Physiotherapy

April 22, 2020

Remote Physiotherapy, myth busting and what it can do for you! Did you know that musculoskeletal disorders, such as arthritis […]

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Benefits of Remote Physiotherapy, Occupational Health and Wellness Services during Covid 19

April 13, 2020

We are being asked by many clients how can we support employees from a physical and mental health prospective during […]

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Working from home survival guide

April 8, 2020

Working from home for many is the dream – no commute, no uniform, comfy pants, regular access to decent coffee, […]

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Minimising the potential effect of the coronavirus

April 3, 2020

There’s no doubt about it, the coronavirus has been, and continues to be devastating. At the time of writing this […]

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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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Covid-19 got you stuck at home?

March 18, 2020

With the rise of Covid-19, the government have announced strict, and potentially lengthy isolation measures. While this will shield our […]

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Coronavirus – alternative assessment and treatment options for physiotherapy

March 11, 2020

Due to the current events regarding coronavirus, Physiotherapy Matters are now offering telephone or video triage as an option for […]

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Mental Health Self Care Ideas

February 23, 2020

Mental health is a complicated issue. Everyone’s experiences and contexts are different and therefore, unfortunately, it is very difficult to […]

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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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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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Advanced Physiotherapists in General Practice

February 8, 2019

Advanced Physiotherapists in General Practice offer safe and effective services that cut secondary referrals, saves money and reduces pressure on […]

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Football…the highs and the lows

June 22, 2018

With one of the most highly anticipated sporting competitions underway international coaches, players and medical teams will have prepared as […]

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Tennis Elbow

June 22, 2018

Roland Garros is now in full swing and Wimbledon is fast approaching…it’s officially the summer tennis season 2018!! Whilst tennis […]

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5 Facts About Tendinopathies.

June 22, 2018

What is a Tendinopathy? Tendinopathy is a broad term that encompasses painful conditions occurring in and around tendons in response […]

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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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New study reveals that surgery for shoulder pain is no more effective than placebo surgery or no treatment at all

January 10, 2018

A recent study in the Lancet journal funded by Arthritis Research UK has found that surgery for sub acromial shoulder […]

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Lower back pain – How we can help!

December 20, 2017

At Physiotherapy Matters we see many clients for treatment of their lower back pain. Lower back pain is the most […]

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To knee or not to knee, that is the question!

September 18, 2017

Many people view having a Total Knee Replacement in a similar way to running the Great North Run.  They know […]

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Tennis Elbow

June 24, 2016

Roland Garros is now in full swing and Wimbledon is fast approaching…it’s officially the summer tennis season 2018!! Whilst tennis […]

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How is Physiotherapy beneficial for tension headaches?

March 3, 2016

Headaches  affect over 10 million people regularly in the UK, making them one of the most common health complaints. Although […]

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Back Care Awareness

November 4, 2015

In October Physiotherapy Matters focused on improving back care in light of Back Care Awareness Week (5th -9th October). It […]

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How could acupuncture help you?

August 14, 2015

What is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is one of the main forms of treatment in traditional Chinese medicine which is widely practiced […]

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Headaches: Are you suffering?

July 29, 2015

Headaches are a common complaint – with a common solution, painkillers.  If painkillers just aren’t hitting the spot for you […]

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Good Sitting Posture: A Reminder

July 22, 2015

Having a good sitting posture will help you avoid injury, reduce pain, increase your productivity at work and increase your […]

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Could physiotherapy be as effective as surgery for your back pain?

May 11, 2015

A study carried out at the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh, suggests that physiotherapy […]

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Spotlight on Arthritis

April 27, 2015

Arthritis is one of the most common, chronic musculoskeletal disorders. There are many different types of Arthritis that affect around […]

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Common Physiotherapy Myths

February 11, 2015

Physiotherapy Matters are established specialists in combating the musculoskeletal injuries, illnesses and pains suffered by clients throughout the North East. […]

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Physiotherapy Matters featured in BQ Breakfast

January 19, 2015

  After several successful years in Melton Park, Gosforth we have now expanded to the point where our premises are […]

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Physiotherapy Matters launch week day 6: Headaches

November 28, 2014

As part of our celebrations to officially launch our new clinical site at Regent Centre, Gosforth, we’re exploring the top […]

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Physiotherapy Matters launch week day 5: Arthritis

November 27, 2014

As part of our celebrations to officially launch our new clinical site at Regent Centre, Gosforth, we’re exploring the top […]

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Physiotherapy Matters launch week day 2: Neck pain

November 25, 2014

As part of our celebrations to officially launch our new clinical site at Regent Centre, Gosforth, we’re exploring the top […]

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Physiotherapy Matters launch week day 1: Back pain

November 23, 2014

This week, as part of our celebrations to officially launch our new clinical site at Regent Centre, Gosforth, we’re going […]

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Rheumatoid Arthritis and Physiotherapy

January 28, 2014

By Alice Thompson Whilst having a browse through Arthritis UK, I came across an article which highlighted that levels of […]

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