Older People Physiotherapy Blogs

Injection Therapy – is it right for you?

September 22, 2020

There are two types of injection therapy with proven benefits for a wide range of pain conditions – Corticosteroid and […]

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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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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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Physiotherapy Home Visits

March 21, 2019

Mobility Often Physiotherapy is seen as something that can only be accessed if people can make it to the clinic. […]

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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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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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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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