So you’ve been to see the doctor with your hip pain and he has told you that you’ve got femoroacetabular impingement, or ‘FAI’ as you’ve seen it written on google. You’re not sure what to make of this and you think it will help if you chat about it with other people but the problem … Continue reading Hip Pain – Surgery or Physio?
Type in to google: ‘ways to make the heart stronger/healthier’ and the number one hit is through exercise. After all, your heart is a muscle that can be strengthened. In fact, evidence suggests that long-term exercisers can expect to have larger hearts than their counterparts. A bigger heart makes for a more efficient heart, as … Continue reading How can I make my heart stronger?
Walk in to any gym and you are likely to hear some exercise buff bragging about using a foam roller. I mean what even is it anyway? Is it even good for you? Is it something you should be doing? There has been a huge rise in the number of people using foam rollers and … Continue reading Does foam rolling work?
Back to school this week for many of our patients and parents! A new school year often means new stationary, new uniform and new shoes! Which got us thinking about a trend we saw this summer. Perhaps it was due to more people running, or perhaps it was coincidental – but SO many people have … Continue reading Why are we spending so much on Orthotics?
Your job… the buzzkill that ruins a perfectly healthy diet and hindrance blocking your 10,000 daily step count. It should be no surprise that the average calorie-counter falls off the healthy eating bandwagon whilst mooching around the office. If only your caloric intake was placed on hold during working hours… ‘yes Debbie from accounting, I … Continue reading 5 ways to burn calories at work – Jamie Donmall
We have been busy at the clinic over the past few weeks, and due to the amount of bank holidays we have had, have been doing our best to get everyone in! As part of our commitment to ensure we are at the forefront of our profession, Paul and I went to an industry exhibition … Continue reading What’s new in Healthcare?
You might have seen our social media posts last week – but in case you didn’t… We are very excited to announce our new partnership with Rock Tape UK! Rock Tape is the premium supplier of Tape and Physiotherapy equipment in the UK, US and Australia. Their products are second to none, so when the … Continue reading We have an announcement to make!
We want to congratulate Cheshunt FC, who have won their play-off game over the weekend, and will now be promoted to the Bostik Premier League! Our physio Charlotte has been helping manage their injuries this season, and we have worked hard to keep them fit and playing! Well done to Cheshunt FC, and we look … Continue reading CHESHUNT FC – CHAMPIONS!
We all lead busy lives. But there are many preventable things we do every day that can cause us to become injured or ill. Repetitive habits, lack of awareness of health and fitness knowledge and poor ‘work/life’ balance can lead to us needing specialist help from doctors, physiotherapists and other health professionals. So, what … Continue reading 7 Mistakes we make EVERYDAY which impact our health
A study on over 300,000 people in the USA showed that those who increased their activity by 7 hours per week reduced their risk of death by all causes by 35%. What did the study involve? In the study, researchers interviewed 300,000 people in the mid-1990s. In the questionnaire, they considered factors such as … Continue reading It’s never too late to start! – Why getting fit in your 50s is as beneficial as starting early.