Friday, July 28, 2017

Diagnosing and Treating Lower Back Pain With Help of Physio Professionals

Finding relief from back pain involves more than just alleviating the symptoms. Determining the main cause of your pain is crucial in reducing the risks of debilitating effects in the near future.

When finding out the underlying cause of low back pain, a physio professional has to determine the type of ache and the area of its distribution. A physical examination and the patient’s medical history can determine if the patient's low back pain is as a result of soft tissue (ligament, muscle or tendon) problem that often heals itself or a complicated medical condition such as an infection or fracture.

X-rays and MRI only confirm suspicions as to the probable cause of the lower back pain. Complex conditions that are related to back pain are quite unusual. A physiotherapist highlights that a thorough examination results in the determination of back pain, one of the three types of back pain often experienced by patients. Read more from this blog:

Friday, July 7, 2017

A Look into How Physiotherapy Deals With Lower Back Pain

Anyone who is suffering with or has suffered from sciatica knows that it can be severely painful.

Chronic pain affects one's physical, social and emotional well-being. Adults and children develop chronic pain arising from inflammation, injury and tissue damage. The pain affects particular parts of the body like the lower back, pelvic bone, the arm or the leg muscle. Most people suffer from lower back pain, which often leads

Studies show that up to 80% of the working individuals are likely to develop lower back pain in their lifetime. Physiotherapy specialists explain the common causes of lower back pain: Read more from this blog:

Tuesday, June 27, 2017


All of us suffer from soft tissue injuries, from time to time, but not everyone knows the importance of recovering correctly and how to do this.

By paying closer to attention to your recovery, after you’ve been injured, you can prevent future re-injuries and speed up your rehab time so you can get back to doing the things you love.

Here are 3 ways a physio specialist can help move your recovery from a soft tissue injury in the right direction. They Can Offer Advice Specific to Your Situation

Not all soft tissue injuries are the same and not every person will respond the same to a specific treatment. If you are simply googling treatments and “how to” advice, you might not know all of the right questions to ask. When you have access to a trained physiotherapist, you get the kind of specialized advice that can help you recover safely and correctly. Read more from this blog.

Monday, June 12, 2017


Anyone who is suffering with or has suffered from sciatica knows that it can be severely painful.

This condition is usually caused by a herniated disc in the spine that presses against nerves, but it also can be the side effect of bone spurs, spinal stenosis, arthritis, or pinched nerves. The pain from this condition can radiate down your lower back to your buttocks and all the way down the back of your leg. It can also make your leg go numb or tingle and cause muscle weakening in both the leg and foot.

Many people seek out physiotherapy to help treat sciatica, and here are 3 ways that it might of help. Read more on this article.

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Avoid Running Injury With These Four London Physio-Approved Tips

As a running enthusiast, you’re probably in a constant state of preparation for your favourite marathon. As you up your running loads and distances, you need to protect yourself from common running injuries such as runner’s knee, shin splints, Achilles tendinitis, and plantar fasciitis. With good running technique, appropriate training progressions, and proper fitting shoes, you can avoid most of these injuries.

London Physio Shares Four Injury-Preventing Tips for Marathon Runners

If you are planning to run in any marathon this year, your London physio provider shares with you four injury-preventing tips to keep in mind as you prepare for the big day.

Increase your load gradually

The rule of thumb in training for a marathon is to raise your total running volume in increments of just 10 per cent each week. This gives the body tissues just the right amount of load to adjust to. Pushing yourself too much in too short a time can often result in injuries such as shins, anterior knee pain, or Achilles tendon. Read more from this article: