Tag Archives: Rehabilitation

6 Simple Exercises to Ease Back Pain – #1 is Easy!

This is a must read if you want to:

  • avoid recurring low back pain
  • stop feeling debilitated and frustrated because you can’t do the things you want to do
  • stop feeling like a victim of your own body

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5 Reasons You’re Sleep Walking Towards Injury

Knee Injury - Woman

Things you need to know:

  1. Movement dysfunction is an ‘early warning system’ for injury
  2. Pain/discomfort is the next earliest warning sign…so don’t ignore it
  3. Your local gym isn’t interested in point number 1
  4. The NHS is ‘reactive’ not ‘proactive’ i.e. you get treatment only once you’re injured
  5. The Fitness Industry is amassing record annual profits…in the meantime the Nation’s health is getting worse!

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The 6 Things You Need to Know Before Seeing a Physiotherapist!

Specifically a musculoskeletal physiotherapist (someone that treats soft tissue and bone injuries). By Rebecca Walsh

#1 Many people don’t know that they can see a physiotherapist before they see their GP.

Physiotherapists (physios) are perfectly placed to assess and evaluate the severity of injuries and will refer back to a GP when appropriate. Physios undergo a three year undergraduate degree as well as continued development throughout their careers, and should also have Chartered status (see Chartered Society of Physiotherapy for details) and Health and Care Professions Council registration.

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