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ACL injuries and what to do

ACL Problems – the quickest way back to your sport.

ACL issues are common in many athletes, professional or keen amateur – sudden twisting, over extension, falls, a bad landing or sudden stops . . . these can all cause ligament injuries. And only 1 in 3 patients return to their sport. That seems to me a worryingly LOW number. What is the ACL? A ligament is the fibrous connective tissue that joins bones together in a joint. The ACL…

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MBST / MRT and the Nobel Prize in Medicine 2017

MRT and the 2017 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine

One of the things I love about the technology providers that I work with is that they are as dedicated as I am to keeping up to date and moving forward. Now Med Tec, the German company who design and produce our MRT (MBST) machines is a pure science driven business! Constantly involved in research and organising studies to better understand the science behind the results as well as improve…

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Plank works your core without the risk

Will a strong core stop back pain?

Often people with back pain are told that their “core” isn’t strong, that they should “strengthen their core” to relieve their back pain. What is your core? Roughly speaking, when people refer to the core they mean the muscles between the base of your ribs and your hips: The pelvic floor muscles transversus abdominis multifidus internal and external obliques rectus abdominis erector spinae (sacrospinalis) especially the longissimus thoracis the diaphragm the latissimus dorsi gluteus maximus trapezius Is your…

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Vionic Winter Range

Well ladies, for the first time ever in Spain, the Vionic Winter Range of Orthopaedic Shoes! I cannot tell you the excitement when those boxes arrived – so hard to wait until we had finished so that we could rip them open and try them all on! Josie Court Shoes These gorgeous kitten heels come in a huge range of colours (even green! whoop!). They use the Vionic Elevated Footbed…

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The Mobiliser – Testimonials

Sarah Key, Physio to HRH Prince Charles The next best thing to a hands-on therapist. M Collins, MD I suffered with low back pain for 6 months despite chiro, physio and massage. I’m now drug free, and I can’t believe the results. Richard Gilbank I am still using and enjoying the Mobiliser twice a day for the past nine months. The results from its use are life changing, now pain…

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Welcome to Acupuncture Evening

Welcome to Acupuncture

Our lovely new Acupuncturist, Rebecca, is starting our new series of presentations and seminars on health and wellness. She is starting with her specialist subject – Acupuncture! Welcome to Acupuncture Therapy for your nervous system Wednesday 4 July 17.00-20.00   During this evening Rebecca will give a seminar on how Acupuncture can help to strengthen your nervous system and help you to manage pain and inflammation. Focusing on Chronic Pain,…

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The Mobiliser – Athletes Testimonials

  Dr Lady Ann Redgrave. Osteopath, Surgeon and Chief Medical Officer to GB Rowing ” I hear only compliments about the Mobiliser. We have many Mobilisers in daily use in our Great Britain Rowing training, and took the Mobiliser to Rio de Janeiro for the Olympics to help the rowers recover and maintain peak performance. I used the Mobiliser in private practice between 2003 and 2011 and have observed particular benefits:…

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Golf is good for your health

Golf – scientifically proven to make you healthier!

From the British Journal of Sports Medicine, all the facts on how Golf really does make you healthier! And, according to a recent study from the MacMillan Cancer Support Charity in the UK, just one round a week is enough! In fact they are so convinced of the health benefits they organise an annual golf event on the longest day of the year to fund raise. What a great thing…

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Osteoporosis and Magnetic Resonance Therapy

Osteoporosis – are drugs the only answer?

When is a broken bone not a broken bone? Bones are alive and continually changing – worn out bone being replaced by new.  In fact you get a completely new skeleton every 10 years! Bones have a thick outer shell and a honeycomb mesh inside – when the gaps in this internal mesh become bigger, making the bone fragile and brittle, this is osteoporosis. Surprise! Osteoporosis is often called a…

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Women in Business - Estelle Mitchell, Consultant Physiotherapist

Women in Business

For International Women’s Day this year I was interviewed by the Euro Weekly for their “Women in Business” Special! Estelle Mitchell, Consultant Physiotherapist at The Bodyworks Clinic English Chartered Physiotherapist, MCSP, SRP, HPC, OCPPP, Grad Dip Phys. Col No 2070. Musculoskeletal Specialist It still seems strange to be included in a Women in Business section, to me I am “just” a physiotherapist! But, having run The Bodyworks Clinic here on…

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