Occupational Health 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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Is Your Business Covid-19 Secure?

June 14, 2020

As lockdown ends, and a degree of normality appears to be resuming, people all over the country are returning to […]

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Online Pilates with Physiotherapy Matters

June 9, 2020

We will be starting with free taster sessions (40 minutes) for our online pilates classes on Monday 22nd June at […]

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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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Home Working Not Home Hurting!

March 13, 2020

Remote Work Place Assessments for Home Workers By Video and Telephone With the rise of the dreaded C word we’re […]

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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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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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Display Screen Equipment (DSE) Assessment

August 14, 2019

If workers use display screen equipment (DSE) on a daily basis as part of their work continuously for an hour […]

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5 Ways to Help Keep you Fit, Happy and Healthy at Work

June 5, 2019

A patient asked recently, ‘Edd, what can I do to help reduce the risk of re-injury and becoming a patient […]

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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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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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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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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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Fast track referral pathway

February 27, 2018

Physiotherapy Matters can offer a fast track referral pathway for any of our patients requiring musculoskeletal imaging. This can include […]

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The Benefits of Occupational Physiotherapy Services

November 7, 2017

Part of our service at Physiotherapy Matters involves providing Occupational Physiotherapy services to a variety of employers across the North […]

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Back Care Awareness Week

October 5, 2017

As part of North of England Protecting & Indemnity Association (North) Back Care Awareness Week, two physiotherapists from Physiotherapy Matter delivered […]

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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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Case study: Bond Dickinson

January 31, 2017

Brief National law firm, Bond Dickinson commissioned Physiotherapy Matters to deliver a Workout@Work campaign, with the aim of promoting physical […]

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Street Physiotherapy Helps Council Bust Back Pain Myths

October 10, 2016

We recently partnered with North Tyneside Council to host street physiotherapy sessions and promote the Back Pain Myth Busters campaign. […]

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Partnership provides specialist healthcare to support wellbeing at Virgin Money

October 1, 2016

The health and wellbeing of Virgin Money colleagues is in safe hands – thanks to our partnership with Newcastle-based independent […]

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Physiotherapy Matters receives award promoting health and wellbeing in the workplace

February 26, 2016

Physiotherapy Matters has been recognised for their commitment to staff health and wellbeing from the Better Health at Work Awards. […]

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What is making you stressed?

November 16, 2015

Written by Allison Brown, Occupational Health Physiotherapist. If you have a stress-related problem, physical activity can get you in the right […]

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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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Correct driving posture

August 24, 2015

Whether you are a commercial driver, drive long distances for pleasure or just use a car for popping to the […]

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Straight Talk About Your Posture

May 27, 2015

  Free appointments available with our physiotherapists 8th-12th June 2015 To celebrate Workout At Work Day 2015, Physiotherapy Matters are […]

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Better Health at Work

April 22, 2015

Physiotherapy Matters are proud to be working towards the Better Health at Work North East Award. The Award is designed […]

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Physiotherapy Matters joins the NECC

April 13, 2015

We are delighted to announce that Physiotherapy Matters has joined the NECC- The North East Chamber of Commerce is the […]

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What is Occupational Health?

April 7, 2015

Occupational health is a speciality that considers very specifically the effects of work on health. It also considers an individual’s […]

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8 exercises you can do at work

March 27, 2015

According to a recent BBC article Office workers are risking their health due to being too sedentary. Here were look at 8 […]

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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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Exercises to do at your desk

August 13, 2014

How did you get on with Workout at Work day? Hopefully the exercises encouraged you to become more active during […]

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