Older People Physiotherapy Blogs

Knee Meniscal Injuries

April 26, 2024

Let’s delve into knee meniscal injuries! The prevalence of knee meniscal injuries has risen over the years, possibly due to […]

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Weightbearing exercises for seniors – The benefits

January 16, 2024

Weight-Bearing Exercise: A Key Component of Senior Fitness As we age, our bodies require different types of exercise to maintain […]

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Alternative remedies for combatting joint pain – Fact and Fiction

November 21, 2023

Are copper bracelets and turmeric natural arthritis remedies? You may have seen the increase in the use of copper bracelets […]

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Sciatica – What is it and, how can I manage it?

November 7, 2023

Sciatica – What is it and, how can I manage it? Lower Back Pain is extremely common, and most of […]

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Injection Therapy – is it right for you?

September 23, 2023

Injection therapy can be a very useful form of treatment to settle acute symptoms to allow you to engage with […]

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Polyarthritis

June 20, 2023

What is Polyarthritis? You may have heard of the term ‘polyarthritis’, or indeed been told you have it. Polyarthritis refers […]

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On Your Feet Britain

April 14, 2023

Did you know that 70% of our average 9 hours of sitting time is at work?(2) and a recent survey […]

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April is Stress Awareness Month

March 24, 2023

      Stress is our body’s response to pressure. Many different situations or life events can cause stress. It […]

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Shoulder pain

December 20, 2022

There are various causes of shoulder pain but there are a number of common conditions that Physiotherapy can help with. […]

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Walking Over Christmas

December 17, 2022

Christmas is a time of celebration, a time to enjoy eating and drinking, spending time with family and friends. It […]

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Myth busting- the TRUTH about lower back pain and ‘slipped discs’

March 22, 2022

The spine is a fragile part of the body that should be kept straight at all times and failing to […]

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Physiotherapy Home Visits

January 18, 2022

Updated 18th January 2022 Mobility Physiotherapy is often seen as something that can only be accessed if people can make […]

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The Fight Against Falls

July 20, 2021

Prevent Falls In Elderly With Simple Exercises About one third of people aged 65 and older, and half of people […]

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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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Understanding the different types of exercise and their benefits

January 19, 2021

There are several different types of exercise, and understanding what they are, their benefits and how they can impact you […]

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Ostenil: A long jump in the management of Osteoarthritis

June 13, 2018

Where were you on 4 August 2012? We all recall the exhilaration and excitement of Super Saturday and Greg Rutherford […]

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Elderly falls increasing

April 5, 2018

The local government association (LGA) have stated that by 2020, there will be nearly 1,000 elderly people falling a day, […]

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How physiotherapy can help the elderly

March 5, 2018

As you get older, your body will inevitably get weaker, your bone density will reduce, poorer coordination and stiffer joints. […]

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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 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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Home Visits: Yes, we can come to you!

October 24, 2017

Yes, we can come to you! Many people are surprised when they hear that Physiotherapy Matters can offer home visits.  […]

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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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Pioneering new treatment for osteoarthritis now available

February 9, 2016

We are delighted to announce that Physiotherapy Matters now offers the pioneering treatment of Ostenil® injections, administered on-site by our […]

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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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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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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 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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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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