…the do’s and don’t for your spring marathon:
This Blog is written by our Senior Physio, Tobias about the do’s and don’t of training for a marathon.
Most mechanical back pain tends to improve on its own within about six weeks if you follow the self-help strategies below. However, if you are concerned about your back pain and want us to check it and reassure you, we are here for you. If everything is good, we can give you advice to reduce the chance of reoccurrence, manual therapy, including mobilisation and massage, to help speed recovery and bespoke exercise programmes for any problems and imbalances that we find.
In the world of physiotherapy dry needling or medical acupuncture has been used to assist patients in their healing. Karl Bevan, has integrated this technique into his treatment approach, offering a unique blend of traditional and modern methods to assist patients in their healing journey.
Strength training or high-intensity progressive resistance training (PRT) improves cognition in older adults with mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and these improvements are mediated through gains in strength, not aerobic capacity, a randomized trial indicates. “Older adults commonly have symptoms such as musculoskeletal pain, claudication, or shortness of breath that may limit their exercise capacity,” Yorgi
Hip replacements. The risk of revision or ‘re-do’ surgery for hip-replacements aged under 55 is much higher than for patients aged over 75. So you should bare this in mind when considering whether to have one as soon as you can. The National Joint Registry’s medical director Martyn Porter, an orthopaedic surgeon, said the higher
Physiotherapy for pain. The increased use and belief in the efficiency of physiotherapy as a pain treatment with no or limited safety concerns has led to physiotherapies being included in several international recommendations on management of major painful diseases such as low back pain and osteoarthritis. The ‘World Confederation of Physical Therapists’ (WCPT) describes physiotherapy
Walk or get the bus? But with all this talk of air pollution you have to think about this. What is best for your health. A team has looked into this comparing the effects of exercise on life expectancy with pollution in world cities and they concluded that walking and cycling are the best option