Physiotherapy

FEELING THE PINCH?

The Stubborn Shoulder Impingement Syndrome Do you get a sharp, debilitating pain in your shoulder when you are performing tasks like brushing your hair, putting on certain clothes or showering? During these movements, where you raise your arm out to the side and then upwards over your head, do you alternate between no pain and pain? For example, during the first part of the moment you don’t feel any pain, and then suddenly your shoulder “catches” and there is sharp…

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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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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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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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CLAIRE CASON SUPPORTING THE SENIOR GB ACROBATIC TEAM

Our physiotherapist, Claire Cason, supporting the senior GB acrobatic team Claire Cason, physiotherapist at the Putney Clinic, has been in Lilleshall this past weekend for the senior GB acrobatic training camp in which participants are in preparation for the European Championships in Acrobatic Gymnastics in Israel, October 2019.             Claire will be travelling with the team. She’ll be supporting them throughout, treating any injuries and helping the team remain fit for the championships. We’ll be…

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BACK PAIN: 15 THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW

Back Pain: Myths Versus Facts This is an interesting article on back pain that was originally featured in the Irish Independent. Back pain is so prevalent that it costs the country more than cancer and diabetes treatment combined. However, there are many myths circulating about the condition. We asked some of Ireland’s leading experts to shed some light on the common ailment Managing back pain costs the State more than cancer and diabetes combined. Most of these costs are related to…

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RETURNING TO EXERCISE: 6 TOP TIPS

Returning to exercise and getting back into the swing of things can be daunting. Research suggests that enforcing a new behaviour will take anything from 18-200 days to become ingrained as a habit. With this in mind, here are 6 top tips to ensure returning to exercise is as smooth a transition as possible.

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INJURY PREVENTION FOR SKIING

It is important to ensure that you are in good physical health before heading out to the slopes. Strengthening exercises are essential to help prevent the risk of injury, to improve fitness and to help manage a full day of skiing. Physiotherapist Claire Cason offers us some top tips for injury prevention for skiing.

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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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