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Assessment of lower limb pathologies. MSK and neuro.

Assessment of lower limb pathologies. MSK and neuro. Wow thats a title and a half I thought as I wrote it. But what does it all mean. Well my recent case load has been dominated with patients who for one reason or another are having problems with their lower limbs. This could be due to…

Hip and thigh injuries the Andy Murray effect.

Physiotherapy Hip and thigh injuries the Andy Murray effect. Probably the most famous sports injury at the moment is the one suffered by our own Andy Murray. Whilst Im nor privy to all of the details we all watched in agony last year as poor Andy struggled for basic mobility. This world class athlete simply…

Fertility and Acupuncture.

Fertility and Acupuncture. Acupuncture in relation to fertility is getting a great deal of press these days. Many tv programmes and popular magazines are examining the phenomenon. However for those in the know this is nothing new. In traditional Chinese medicine the practice of acupuncture for improving fertility is thousands of years old. This most…

Water physiotherapy exercise and weather.

Water physiotherapy exercise and weather. You might think its a little odd for a physiotherapist to be issuing a weather warning but in fact its an essential part of my job. As a post graduate student I did several studies on the effects on the human body of various strains including exercise at altitude lack…

Sports injuries and physiotherapy treatment.

Sports injuries and physiotherapy treatment. Sports injuries are some of the most common ailments seen by physiotherapists. In my practice I see a huge range of part and full time athletes. The degree and severity of the injuries varies tremendously. But whether your a full time professional or a weekend amateur the results are often…

Physiotherapy for sports injuries.

Physiotherapy for sports injuries. Physiotherapy is the classical source for treatment of sports injuries. But if you have never been to a physio before it can be a little daunting. At Wholehealth I try to put the patient at rest and work on the principal that we are both in this together. This joint approach…

Better physio, faster returns, more results.

Better physio, faster returns, more results. So you’ve made the decision to have some physio. So what should you expect from your therapist. At Wholehealth I place a great deal of emphasis on inital assessment. This is the most important aspect of physiotherapy in my opinion. Good assessment and identification of the structures involved leads…

Acupuncture for allergies, migraines and health.

Acupuncture for allergies, migraines and health. Following on from my resent post on the use of acupuncture to treat Hay fever Ive had a number of information requests. Patients have been enquiring about the wider use and application of acupuncture, How it works and requesting further details. As with all of my posts I’m delighted…

Hay fever can acupuncture help.

Hay fever can acupuncture help. At this time of year most of us are enjoying the weather and breathing in the sweet scent of freshly cut grass. But for others this time of year is a nightmare. As pollen levels rise so does the incidence of hay fever. For those who suffer from the allergy…

Whiplash type injuries of the neck.

Whiplash type injuries of the neck. Whiplash type injuries of the neck often occur following a road traffic accident. The restraining force of the seat belt stops out body from moving forward during a collision but the head and neck are free to continue their forward momentum. Once the neck has reached full flexion their…

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