Posts by Administration The Physio Rooms Woodvale

Other factors that influence your low back pain

Thanks again for joining us on this journey of 5 blog posts regarding low back pain. Once more, if you haven’t read our previous posts please do so here, here, here and here as these will really set the scene for what we are discussing today.   When questioned in the clinic, most people look…

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Should I be worried about “damage” to my back?

Welcome back to this series of blogs on low back pain. Before going any further I strongly recommend that you read the first few blogs on this topic here and here. This will help set the scene for what we are about to discuss today as there are links between interpreting scan report findings and…

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To scan or not to scan when experiencing low back pain?

Thanks for returning to our blog for the latest in our series on low back pain. If you haven’t read the previous two blogs, I would highly recommend it. It will certainly help set the scene for this latest addition.   Today we are discussing whether or not to go for a scan when you…

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5 Mistakes When Managing Low Back Pain

1) Complete Rest   Although low back pain can be very debilitating, complete rest is unlikely to help the situation in the long term. Historically, people have been advised to rest in bed but as our knowledge is growing and new research comes to the fore it is becoming more evident that regular movement is…

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Are you a repeat hamstring strain offender?

HAMSTRINGS – calling all those prone to the dreaded hamstring strain/tear! Hamstring strains and tears, along with tendinopathy, and general hamstring deconditioning, are extremely common in the physio world. If you have felt that dreaded pain, niggle or pop that makes you grab the back of your thigh, you’ll understand the frustration of the hamstring…

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What is CORE?

ABDOMINAL STRENGTH – Which exercises are the best for you? CORE strength is a phrase we hear thrown around all the time. Activate your core, engage your core, brace your core…. This can leave people wondering not only how they should be doing it, but when, and to what degree! To us, core strength, or…

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Wake up your bum!

GLUTEAL AMNESIA – HAS YOUR BUM FORGOTTEN HOW TO WORK? The gluteal muscles, aka your buttock muscles, are easily one of the most forgotten, neglected and poorly activated muscles in the human body! You may not know this but gluteal weakness can cause a huge range of problems, including but not limited to; –          Hip…

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NECK PAIN AND POSTURE – What can you do to change it?

Great for the every day office worker! Neck pain is one the most common problems we see as physiotherapists. In a time where we are constantly hunched over a computer, Ipad, mobile phone, or other electronic devices, it’s impossible to remain in comfortable posture for long periods. Our body is simply not designed to sit…

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Knee injuries in Soccer- World Cup 2018

Hi there! Thanks for clicking through to our blogpost on knee injuries. Scroll down to read more about knee injuries in soccer and to find you free download of the FIFA 11+ as discussed in our facebook video here. Obviously this post is particularly relevant to soccer with the current world cup underway in Russia.…

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