Sadly one of the most common musculoskeletal symptoms experienced by an estimated 8 out of 10 people, chronic low back pain may be caused by a range of diseases (inc. obesity) and disorders affecting ...
A prolapsed disc or injury to the nerve exit foramen in the neck can give very severe neck and arm pain known as cervical radiculopathy. The sixth cervical nerve is affected in 25% of cases and the se...
Major joint replacement is one of the success stories of the late twentieth century, providing the greatest changes in quality of life measurements of all medical treatments or operations. Total knee...
The Aircast Cryocuff - Use in Physiotherapyby Jonathan Blood SmythThe Aircast Cryocuff is a useful, portable and flexible device for the management of knee injury, pain and swelling. Used commonly by ...
Major joint replacement is one of the success stories of the late twentieth century, providing the greatest changes in quality of life measurements of all medical treatments or operations. Total knee ...
Every winter the weather gets cold and icy at some time and we realise that the time has come when we are less safe out and about, that season when people start to slip and fall. Falls on an outstretc...
Osteoarthritis is a time related joint degenerative condition, the incidence rising rapidly with age, making it the commonest arthritic condition in the world. It develops in various joints in the hum...
Spinal cord injury (SCI) is an uncommon but very serious condition usually from a high velocity incident but can also be caused by tumours, infections and loss of blood supply to the spinal cord. It o...
Physiotherapists across the country are angry and disappointed at an attempt to drive their prices down by BUPA, the health insurance provider. The UK's largest private medical insurer has been conduc...
The development of problems with shoulder movement involves a common pattern of abnormal movement involving shrugging the shoulder to some extent, moving the neck to the same side and a winging of the...