Physiofusion News & Blogs

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8 Myths About Food

Last week we saw an article in one of the daily papers that addressed some of the myths regarding healthy and unhealthy foods. So, we got out very own nutritionist, Sarah, to give us her views on these… There are plenty of confusing myths around diet; generalised advice on what we “should” and “shouldn’t” do.

Case Study – Non–Hodgkins Lymphoma

Present Condition A patient entered the clinic with reduced mobility and balance following a diagnosis of Non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and six sessions of radiotherapy. He was paralysed for 18 months and 3 months ago he was able to mobilise with one walking stick. He received 6 weeks of rehab from the community rehab team, but this

Ankle Sprain Assessment and Treatment

Case Study by Kate Franzke Sever ATFL Sprain Present Condition Left Ankle Pain History of Present Condition Seven weeks ago the patient sustained a running and eversion injury to the ATFL (anterior talofibular ligament), causing a lot pain and swelling. An X-ray showed nothing of note, however the patient was still complained of a lot

Arthritis

A Painful Joint Condition. As the weather changes, we have started to see an increase in people suffering with their arthritis at Physiofusion. Arthritis is normally identified by inflammation in the joints, which causes pain, swelling and stiffness. The 3 most common types of arthritis are osteoarthritis (OA), rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and gout. The most

  • Pelvic Pain

Pregnancy doesn’t have to mean pain!

Discovering that you’re pregnant is normally one of the most celebrated moments of your life, and everyone would love to have an easy pregnancy, where they feel like they are blooming and full of health and vitality. For a lot of women, this is the case, but for approximately 1 in 5, it can be

  • Clayton-le-Moors Harriers

Runner of the Month – July

Congratulations to Irene Roche, winner of July's Runner of the Month. Irene was nominated by Harry Manning for her 3 wins during the month including a new age group record for the Hendon Brook Half Marathon. Irene wins a complimentary treatment at one of our clinics. Well done Irene :)

  • Tai Chi

Tips for badminton players

The main muscle groups that need to be stretched before and after training or a match are: Hip Flexor Quadricep Gastrocnemius(Calf) Hamstring Pectoral Deltoid Some common injuries due to the explosive nature of badminton are: 1. LATERAL EPICONDYLTITS Inflammation of the forearm

  • Sorrel Holland

What it means to be BIBAs Professional Services Business of the Year 2015…one month in.

4am. That was the time I burst with pride at us winning this award. I missed the ceremony too – I was in Thailand at the time, so I’m not expecting any sympathy – but I followed it on Twitter, hence 4am. For our physios and other therapists, they get feedback every day from patients –

  • Tai Chi

Engineer Case Study

All employers know that having employees off work is a nuisance – from a logistical perspective, as well as the feeling of dread that it may turn into a long-term sickness absence case. There has been considerable research proving that money invested into employee health actually saves money. Rather than ask you to trust us