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Acute back pain a physiotherapy perspective.

Acute back pain a physiotherapy perspective. Acute back pain is one of the most debilitating conditions of the century. It accounts for thousands of lost day off work and affects whole sections of the community. Acute back pain is often described as sciatica but this is often wrong and the term sciatica has become a…

Physiotherapy in fife treatment and advice

Physiotherapy in fife treatment and advice. Wholehealth has been offering physiotherapy in fife for over 15 years. During that time Ive been fortunate to treat thousands of patients from all walks of life. Most of those have been locals and some have been from insurance referrals. No matter which way you arrive at my door…

Acupuncture for health and well being.

Acupuncture for health and well being. I thought Id post this as a personal experience as I’ve just received acupuncture for the first time. You see although I practiced acupuncture for many years and studied for even longer I’ve never actually received acupuncture for treatment. So from now on I can tell you not only…

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…

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