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SKILLS TO COPE WITH CHRONIC PAIN – PART 1

Living with pain on a daily basis can be physically and emotionally exhausting, not just leaving you in severe discomfort but also influencing your mood and overall sense of wellbeing. There is an overwhelming amount of information out there on what to do, or not do, and so much advice that it can be hard to know where to start, so we’ve offering some help. This is the first part of ways of coping.   THE FIRST SKILL: Understanding There…

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LEARN MORE ABOUT TENNIS INJURIES

The tennis season is underway. It’s not just the pros that get injured. Here are a few stats on the most common types of tennis injury, when the injuries occur (training v competition) and how likely they are to recur: If you would like more advice on how to stay injury free, please do get in touch. At the Putney Clinic we have a dedicated sports injury clinic. Email us on info@putneyclinic.co.uk or call 020 8789 3881

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THE MANY BENEFITS OF MASSAGE

Massage isn’t only a feel-good way to indulge or pamper yourself, massage can be a powerful tool to help you take charge of your health and wellbeing. Below we highlight the three main areas in which there is particularly good scientific evidence supporting the role of massage. LIVE BETTER Stress and Relaxation Adrenaline and cortisol are both stress hormones which are released to boost your heart rate and blood sugar level. These are prehistoric reactions that were part of human…

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DON’T LET YOURSELF BE SIDELINED BY TENNIS INJURIES

Tennis season has begun and don’t let yourself be sidelined by tennis injuries. Tennis is one of the most popular sports throughout the world, with approximately 75 million participants worldwide. It is a sport that you can play at every age and at every level. Children can start playing from the age of 4, using softer, slower balls and smaller rackets on modified courts to make the game easier and more fun, gradually progressing to regular rackets, balls and courts. Older…

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THE DANGERS OF SITTING TOO MUCH

It turns out that a lack of exercise in our lives is a silent killer. The World Health Organisation lists physical inactivity as the fourth biggest risk factor for death in adults across the world. The latest research shows when it comes to heart disease, leading a sedentary life is as great a risk factor as smoking and obesity. In fact, inactivity in terms of disease risk, is more dangerous than being overweight. If you spend long periods of time…

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THE PUTNEY CLINIC OF PHYSICAL THERAPY

266 Upper Richmond Road,
Putney
London  SW15 6TQ.

Tel: 020 8789 3881
Email: info@putneyclinic.co.uk

The Putney Clinic is a trading name of The Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy Ltd. Registered in England and Wales. Company Number 06526680.

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