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How Physiotherapists Can Help To Treat Bell’s Palsy

Bell’s palsy is the most common cause of facial paralysis and results from a dysfunction of the cranial nerve VII, more commonly known as the facial nerve. People affected by Bell’s palsy are unable to control facial muscles on the affected side and in many cases, the eye can’t be closed. This type of paralysis […]

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Backcare Awareness Week 2015

From the 7th-11th of October, it will be Backcare Awareness Week in the UK. The event is organised by BackCare, the charity for healthier backs; its aim is not only to raise awareness of the problems that can be caused by back pain, but also the prevention and treatment of back pain. Back pain is […]

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Prevent Running Injuries Before They Take Control

Running has always been a popular activity amongst people of all shapes and sizes, whether they choose to go out for a gentle jog a couple of times a week to keep fit, or if they run competitively on a regular basis.  It is something which anyone can start at any time – provided they […]

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How Physiotherapy Can Help get your summer of Golf Back on Track

Whilst it isn’t often thought of as one of the most energetic sports and is played by people of all ages throughout the world, golf requires more athletic fitness and ability than many people would think. On average, an 18 hole round of golf can include walking as far as 8km, requiring up to 12,000 […]

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Musculoskeletal Disorders in the Workplace – How Physiotherapy Can Help

In Britain, some of the most commonly reported work related conditions are musculoskeletal disorders, otherwise known as MSDs, with almost a third of all sick time taken off work attributed to this. MSDs can be quite painful, considerably affecting the muscles, joints, tendons and all other supporting tissues and often reduce the normal range of […]

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