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HOW PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN HELP IF YOU SUFFER FROM CHRONIC PAIN – PART 2

ACTIVE PHYSICAL THERAPY In our last blog post, How Physical Therapy Can Help If You Suffer From Chronic Pain, we discussed how passive physical therapy techniques can help. Passive therapies, such as deep tissue massage, manual therapy, hot and cold therapy, transcutaneous Nerve Stimulation (TENS), ultrasound, dry needling and strapping or bracing, are generally done in conjunction with active therapies. In the active part of physical therapy, your therapist will teach you various exercises to improve your flexibility, strength, core stability,…

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POSTNATAL PHYSICAL THERAPY

A very interesting article about postnatal physical therapy by Julie Revelant, published originally in Fox Health News. She argues that every new mother needs physical therapy in order to rehabilitate and strengthen pelvic floor muscles that become weakened during childbirth. At The Putney Clinic, we offer several postnatal physical therapy services as part of our Women’s Health and Mums and Babies clinics. These services include Postnatal MOTs (with our Women’s Health Physiotherapist Lauren Wee) and postnatal massage. In addition to…

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HOW PHYSICAL THERAPY CAN HELP IF YOU SUFFER FROM CHRONIC PAIN

If you suffer from chronic pain, you’ve probably at some point been told that you’re supposed to stay as active as possible. However the thought probably makes you cringe, especially when sometimes, just getting through the day at home or work is hard enough. This is where a physical therapist can help. They can give you a personalised strengthening and exercise plan, and help you learn how to manage your daily life and reduce pain through certain treatments. Physical therapy…

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ACTION CALENDAR: MEANINGFUL MAY

“People who have meaning and purpose in their lives are happier, feel more in control and get more out of what they do. They also experience less stress, anxiety and depression. But where do we find ‘meaning and purpose’? It might be our religious faith, being a parent or doing a job that makes a difference. The answers vary for each of us but they all involve being connected to something bigger than ourselves” www.actionforhappiness.org Enjoy this calendar for May…

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RUNNING THE BOSTON MARATHON

A race report from the Boston Marathon by Liz Pepper, website designer for the Putney Clinic I ran the Boston Marathon on Monday 15th April, Patriot’s Day in the USA. It had been a reasonably long journey to get there. My marathon journey began in October 2014 when I was offered a place in the London Marathon the following April. I had not spent any time thinking about running a marathon prior to accepting the place. I never thought of…

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STRENGTH TRAINING IN RUNNERS

Claire Cason is a Physiotherapist at the Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Below she shows how strength training in runners can improve performance, prevent injury and help in injury rehab. To find out more about Claire, check out her bio here.  Strength or resistance training in runners – What is it? Resistance training refers to any training designed to improved strength, power and muscle endurance. Specific exercises will involve moving your limbs against resistance provided by your body weight, weights,…

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DAILY SUGGESTED ACTIONS FOR APRIL TO GIVE YOUR MIND & BODY A BOOST

Fiona Worthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic provides us with some daily suggested actions for April, to help give your mind and body a boost.  “Our body and our mind are connected. Being active makes us happier as well as being good for our physical health. It instantly improves our mood and can even lift us out of a depression. We don’t all need to run marathons – there are simple things we can all…

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STRENGTH TRAINING EXERCISES FOR RUNNERS

Claire Cason is a Physiotherapist at the Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Below she gives us 5 key strength training exercises geared up for runners. To find out more about Claire, check out her bio here.  Strength Exercise 1: Side lunge.  Start by holding a kettlebell (weight of your choice) in to your chest. Step to the side by bending your knee and pushing your hips backwards into the lunge then step back to return to standing. Repeat on the…

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MINDFULNESS – HELPING US SEE MORE CLEARLY

Fiona Worthington Clinical Hypnotherapist and Cognitive Behavioural Coach at the Putney Clinic helps us see more clearly through “Mindfulness.” Mindfulness is incredibly simple. It’s about us being becoming more aware of what’s going on in our lives. Moving from “automatic” pilot to the “non-doing” or “being mode.” We spend much of our time rushing about, being busy around doing a million things. We drive, we go to work, we eat food, we meet friends, we work out. But how often…

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KEY EXERCISES FOR CYCLISTS TO PREVENT INJURY

On 14th March 2019 the Putney Clinic hosted a very well attended talk on Cycling – Injury Prevention & Boosting Performance. One of the speakers was Nicole Oh, physiotherapist, who has recently joined the team at the Putney Clinic of Physical Therapy. Nicole is a competitive road racer herself as well as specialising in Cycling Physiotherapy, with extensive knowledge and experience in treating cyclists and triathletes of all levels and abilities. Read Nicole’s full bio. Nicole focused her talk on…

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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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