Telehealth

Due to the current COVID-19 climate and understandable reasons to minimise social contact, we have now setup our telehealth service. In summary:This can be booked online (through our online bookings button to the top right) or through reception.If…
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Low Back Pain Part 2 - Do I need a scan?

Medical imaging (scans) may include x-rays, ultrasound (US) or even magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).  I have Low Back Pain, do I need a scan?Sometimes we find ourselves wanting “answers” to our pain and we start to wonder…
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Low Back Pain-Part 1

Low Back Pain (LBP) is common. Thoughts are that a majority of people will experience LBP at some time in their lives.An episode of LBP can be unpleasant and it is common to experience fear and worry as a response to this type of pain.The…
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The benefits of exercise and physical activity for osteoarthritis-part 2

In our last post we began to explore the benefits of exercise and physical activity for osteoarthritis (OA).There is currently a lot of interest around developing appropriate care for patients with OA. We are learning that inflammation…
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The benefits of exercise and physical activity for osteoarthritis - part 1

Research is showing that exercise and physical activity have so many health benefits for the body. For this reason, exercise therapy and increased physical activity are a recommended treatment for many types of conditions.  Osteoarthritis…
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How does sleep impact on pain (and vice versa)?

We all like to get a good night’s sleep, but just why is sleep so important when we have pain?  The research in to this is interesting, and shows a close relationship between pain and sleep disturbance, in particular persistent pain…
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Should I feel pain when I do my exercises?

When you go to see your physiotherapist you may receive exercises as part of your treatment that are designed to help with your condition. These exercises may be ones that you do with your physiotherapist, at home or even the gym.As a patient…
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End of an Era

 “It has been a long journey, but if you dream and have the ambition and want to work hard, then you can achieve.”Every cloud has a silver lining. Whilst we say goodbye to our Pedlar Circuit Clinic this week after 13 years,…

The Build - Part 4

Getting close.....looks like it belongs to us now! :)Hoping to be open in a couple of weeks time.