Physio2go News


26 News article(s) found.

Price Increase from 1st November 2017

Our prices will be subject to a small increase from 1st November 2017. It is 2 years since the last increase and with raised costs it has been necessary to implement this rise.  ...

Congratulations to Mark and Fiona

Congratulations to Mark and Fiona who have recently been confirmed as members of the Physio First Quality Assured Practitioner Scheme for 2017. Achieving this status demonstrated their personal commit...

Career opportunities with Phyiso2go

MSK Physiotherapist : Salary negotiable We have a fantastic opportunity for a full time dynamic, motivated, organised MSK Physiotherapist at our clinic in St Albans. Our ethos is patient centred w...

Achilles Tendinopathy and Associated Injuries

Introduction Achilles tendon injuries are a common sight in most sports injury practices. The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in the body, connecting the powerful calf muscles to the heel bone ...

Manual Lymphatic Drainage for lymphoedema

Physio2go are now delighted to be able to offer treatment for Lymphoedema in the form of specialised manual lymphatic drainage with Susanne Rifflelmacher. Click here to go to the Lymphoedema - Manu...

Nice guidelines for Osteoarthritis - exercise should be 'core treatment'

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Exercise is a core treatment in managing osteoarthritis, according to updated NICE guidance on the condition. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, with around 1 million people seeing ...

Is off-piste skiing too dangerous?

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As a keen skier myself I was saddened to read about the terrible accident suffered by Michael Schumacher. Thank goodness he was wearing a helmet - something that I started to do 5 years ago when my so...

Knee Replacement Patients: Who needs more Intensive physiotherapy?

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My eye was drawn to this article in The Scotsman newspaper the other day. A group of researchers in Scotland are carrying out research which will identify which patients would benefit from further mor...

Fit for Sport 1: Skiing

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Fit for Sport 1: Skiing While many of us dread the cold short days of winter, an increasing number of the population from seven to seventy greet this season with excitement and anticipation. This is ...

Fit for Sport 3: Winter Golf – Be Prepared!

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Irrespective of the level of game that comes out of your bag, cold, wet and windy weather, coupled with hard or slippery ground conditions will challenge every golfer this winter. Mark Adshead, Managi...

Women's Health: Stress Incontinence

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Urinary incontinence is a subject that many women find difficult to discuss; it can be embarrassing, uncomfortable and a nuisance. If allowed to get out of control it can impact on lifestyle, restrict...

Tennis (and Golfer’s) Elbow: Treatment Strategies

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Fiona Jacobsen, Principal Physiotherapist at Physio2go St. Albans explores the common causes of elbow pain and discusses how this often chronic condition may be prevented. Mr. Andrew Irwin, Consultant...

Sprained Ankle: Treatment Strategies

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There are many ways to sprain your ankle. Injuries occur in both sporting and non sporting environments. In this article Ray Moore, Specialist Physiotherapist at Physio2go St. Albans, discusses common...

Shoulder Pain: Acute Injury and Chronic Conditions

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The shoulder joint has the greatest range of movement of any joint in our body ensuring that our arms and hands get where they need to be to carry out all aspects of our daily lives at home, at work a...

Pregnancy: Fitness Strategies

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An uncomplicated pregnancy in a healthy active woman does not mean that her keep fit regime must stop. Fiona Jacobsen, principal physiotherapist at Physio2go St. Albans explores the benefits of exerci...

Lower back and buttock pain

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Lower back and buttock pain, often accompanied by restriction of movement, is a frequent presenting symptom to GP’s and physiotherapists. It can occur in individuals with a sedentary life style, and...

Knee Replacement Surgery

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As the physically active baby boom generation “ages gracefully”, their joints are showing signs of wear and tear (osteoarthritis). Yet, they are keen to continue active lifestyles in spite of thei...

Joint Replacement Surgery: Getting the Timing Right

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Mark Adshead Managing Director of Physio2go Ltd. St. Albans joins Mr. Neil Davies Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon of St. Albans City Hospital and Spire Hospital Harpenden exploring factors which may im...

Hip Pain and Hip Replacement Surgery

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As the physically active baby boom generation ages gracefully, their joints are showing signs of wear and tear (osteoarthritis). Improved technology and increased availability is leading to more peopl...

Fit for Sport 2: Running and Power Walking

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Mark Adshead, Managing Director of Physio2go St. Albans explores the benefits of walking/power walking and running as part of an active fitness regimen. Mark also looks at selecting the correct footwe...

Exercise in Water and Hydrotherapy

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Fiona Jacobsen, Principal Physiotherapist at Physio2go St. Albans, explores the often under-estimated benefits of exercising in water. While aqua aerobic classes used to be the territory of “ the mo...

Ergonomics: Posture and Joint Health

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Don’t move… as you sit reading this article, stop for a second and take note of your posture and positioning. Are you slumped in a soft sofa or are you sitting bolt upright at a table? Are you lea...

Balance Training and Falls Prevention

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The baby-boom generation is now cycling and power-walking well into their 60’s, and many of us are also participating in the care of elderly parents and relatives. For their safety as well as our ow...

Back Pain: Common Causes and Treatment Strategies

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Back pain is one of the most common of all injuries seen by healthcare practitioners. The most common causes are poor posture, injury and overuse. In this article, Ray Moore, specialist physiotherapis...

Adolescent Joint Health: Growing pains explained

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Mark Adshead, Managing Director of Physio2go St. Albans looks at the physical stresses placed on adolescent joints. Mark explores some of the common causes of joint pain in the young athlete and brief...

ACUPUNCTURE: What’s the Point?

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Acupuncture has been used in the Western world since the 19th Century. It is believed to work by modifying pain transmission at the level of the spinal cord. Acupuncture also stimulates the body to re...