While it may not be something we think of when discussing cancer, physiotherapy can be used to help people maintain a high-quality of life and stay healthy.
No matter what you do for a living, you will generally spend about a third of your time at work. While some jobs will always carry with them a greater risk of injury than others, spending such a significant portion of your time doing any activity means it will take its toll on you in one way or another.
All over the world, new technology is emerging practically every day, opening up whole new worlds for both patients and medical professionals
People have long believed that there is a link between the weather and our well-being. But what about physical pain? Is there any truth to the age-old adage that some people can physically feel when bad weather is approaching? As it turns out, there just might be.
While most people have a general understanding of what physiotherapy is, there remain many myths and misconceptions surrounding exactly what it can do, and what it entails. In this blog, we are going to look at some of the key myths and facts surrounding physiotherapy.
The first step in effectively treating any headache is to correctly identify the type of headache you are experiencing, followed by its root cause. A physiotherapist can help you identify both of these things, and work with you to lay out a range of treatment options and work towards reducing the level and frequency of this pain.
Extracorporeal shockwave therapy, ESWT, or simply “shockwave therapy” for short is the use of shockwaves to treat inflammations of the tendons around our joints. Although it is a relatively unknown therapy in the public eye, shockwave therapy has proven to be a popular choice among many athletes, as well as people with chronic pain.
Asthma is a chronic respiratory condition, where the airways to the lungs become irritated, causing them to swell, tighten up, and spasm. This causes tightness in the chest, coughing, wheezing, and difficulty breathing. It is usually associated with allergies or other forms of hypersensitivity, such as hayfever.
A heart attack can be a major and unexpected disruption to anyone’s life. While certain lifestyle choices or genetic predispositions can make our level of risk easier to assess, anyone can suffer a heart attack. Despite this, few people think of this as something to consider, and there is a lack of information regarding the realities of surviving a heart attack. In this blog, we will look the role physiotherapy plays in heart attack recovery.
Most of us have been scolded our whole lives by parents, teachers, and relatives who have told us to sit up straight. Most of us have also ignored that advice. Posture is a difficult thing to stay conscious of, because it is something that is constantly developing throughout our whole lives.
Although large parts of physiotherapy apply to both men and women, there are a number of areas that are more common in or exclusive to one of the sexes. In this blog, we'll look at some of the specific issues that a women's health physiotherapist would address.
Various forms of physiotherapy can be a great help in relieving the pain brought on by arthritis.