Exercise and the Immune System

Exercise and the Immune System

Does exercise help your immune system?   Firstly, it’s important to establish what actually constitutes our immune system. Our immune system is the body’s armor against pathogens, infections and viruses. It is made up of a multitude of organs, tissues and cells....
Coronavirus and Physiotherapy

Coronavirus and Physiotherapy

Coronavirus and Physiotherapy    Wishing everyone a healthy and safe time over this strange period we are currently experiencing. For anyone needing physiotherapy I am still available and ready to help anyone suffering from pain, injury or rehabilitation, both at...
Stretching: Flexibility and Pain

Stretching: Flexibility and Pain

Does stretching really help?   Stretching is a controversial topic within the physical therapy world. Until the 2000s, static stretching was a staple of every athlete’s warm up and warm down prior to exercise and athletic performance. Since the 2000s more and...
Knee Pain and Physiotherapy

Knee Pain and Physiotherapy

The Knee Joint    Knee pain is one of the most common reasons why people seek physiotherapy.  The knee is a complex joint made up of four bones and an extensive network of ligaments and muscles. Most acute knee injuries occur when twisting, changes of direction...
4 Tips to Start Exercising Today

4 Tips to Start Exercising Today

Have you wanted to start exercising, but can’t find the motivation and time with your busy lifestyle? You are not alone. Here are 4 useful tips to make that thought a reality. 1. Find something you enjoy This may take time and a bit of experimenting with...
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