Clinical Pilates

Clinical Pilates

Pilates   How did Pilates come to be? Pilates was invented by Joseph Pilates, in his youth he suffered from many ailments such as asthma, rickets and rheumatic fever. Joseph was an extremely motivated person and overcame these ailments to become an accomplished...
Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis what is it?   Osteoarthritis is the most common chronic condition that affects our joints. A joint is a point in the body where 2 bones meet and work harmoniously in conjunction with muscles, tendons and ligaments to create and allow movement....
Exercise and how it reduces pain

Exercise and how it reduces pain

Exercise and pain   Prescribed exercises are a core component of Physiotherapy and there is an abundance of research proving its effectiveness in combating a wide range of conditions, from osteoporosis to depression and everything else in between. Many in the...
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...
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