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Joint pain and physiotherapy.

Joint pain and physiotherapy help. Joint pain is often related to a physiotherapy need. Many patients approach me with common aches and pain in their joints. The cause of these can be very varied but they generally divide in to three principal categories. The first is medical conditions such as arthritis. This can be rheumatoid…

Acupuncture for period pain.

Acupuncture for period pain. Acupuncture for period pain is one of the most natural and obvious uses for acupuncture. The entire basis is the balance of forces in the body and there can be no more obvious a balance than the act of menstruation. If acupuncture works by balancing the opposing forces in the body…

Acupuncture for health.

Acupuncture for health. Acupuncture for health is a general concept and not one that we in the west are familiar with. Our medical model states that you only attend healthcare professionals when you are sick .But in the Chinese culture you would visit your acupuncture professional to maintain good health rather than just to treat…

Physiotherapy for sports injuries.

Physiotherapy for sports injuries. If physiotherapy is associated with just one thing its sports injuries. The idea of the physio with the magic sponge may be a cliche but it has its basis in truth. The application of cold or cryotherapy is one of the first tenants of physiotherapy. I often tell me patients that…

Physiotherapy for chronic injuries.

Physiotherapy for chronic injuries. Im often asked about chronic injuries and if physiotherapy can help. The answer is sometimes, But that,s what you should expect from your physiotherapist. Complete honesty. We are science based therapists and will always give you an honest appraisal of your condition and the odds of a successful outcome. Just today…

Acupuncture to stop smoking.

Acupuncture to stop smoking. Acupuncture has been used for centuries by the Chinese to limit control or stop the use of harmful substances. In Day of old this was opium but the practice has been adapted to help with smoking in the last hundred years. The Chinese and in particular the practice of Chinese medicine…

Lower back pain. A physiotherapy solution.

Lower back pain. A physiotherapy solution. Lower back pain is one of the most common complaints and leads to thousands of hours of missed work each year. The discomfort and in many cases pain that it produces reduces quality of life and renders the sufferer temporarily immobile. The causes are many and varied from simple…

Cellulite reduction with cupping.

Cellulite reduction with cupping. For most patients the unsightly appearance of cellulite is a matter for distress rather than an health issue. But sometimes the patient can become so upset by the unsightly orange peel like fat deposits that they become depressed. Cellulite is that unsightly gathering of fat deposits that dimples and reduces the…

Acupuncture the diet alternative. loose weight feel great.

Acupuncture the diet alternative. At this time of year we all slow down and those with a weight problem start to focus on the festivities ahead. This usually means eating and drinking and having a great time. But its never good for the waist line. So why not try acupuncture as an alternative to those…

Asthma prevention and physiotherapy input.

Asthma prevention and physiotherapy input. Asthma is one of the scourges of the late 20th and early 21century. No-one seems to know why asthma has seem such a dramatic rise in sufferers but the simple facts are that more patients are diagnosed wit the symptoms of asthma than ever before. The symptoms of asthma are…

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