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Keep Moving

“Keep Moving”, It’s Arthritis Care Awareness Week!

Arthritis Care Awareness Week, from 19th May to 25th May, is a UK based event, which raises awareness about arthritis, gathers support for people with this condition, and highlights the work of Arthritis Care (arthritiscare.org.uk), a charity that supports this event. Arthritis is a condition marked by painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints. This year’s Arthritis Care Awareness Week theme is ‘Keep Moving’. Let us help you!...
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NEW Mindfulness Teacher Joins our Team! Welcome Lynne Roberts

We have long wanted to put more "Wellbeing" services into QuayPhysio Fitness & Wellbeing! Now we are happy to announce Lynne Roberts a highly qualified Physio and Mindfulness Teacher is joining our team. Lynne will shortly be running day long Introduction to Mindfulness courses and other longer courses from QuayPhysio...
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“Up your friendly”, It’s Parkinson’s Awareness Week!

Parkinson's Awareness Week 2015 (20-26 April) is all about getting everyone to be a whole lot friendlier. Will you 'up your friendly'? Holding open a door or a little patience in a long queue can brighten up someone's day. But for people with Parkinson's, it can make all the difference.Get ready for Parkinson's Awareness Week, spread the word, and up your friendly.
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10 Top Things To Remember During Pregnancy

There are so many things going on with your body and mind when you are pregnant. We have put together our top 10 tips to stay fit and healthy during your pregnancy. Soon to follow will be our top tips for labour! Keep posted on our blog!
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Forgetting to do your exercises? Use an App to remind you!

Pelvic floor exercises can be really effective in the treatment of women with urinary incontinence (UI) and pelvic organ prolapse (POP). However, it can be difficult to remember to do the exercises given to you by your physiotherapist, especially when you have been asked to do them at least 3 times per day! Sometimes ‘cues’ can be really useful such as doing your exercises while you are waiting for the kettle to boil, when at a red traffic light or when brushing your teeth. A new approach to helping patients to remember is the use of smartphone applications, which have been specially designed to promote pelvic floor muscle training...
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ConnectTherapy….The Evolution of the ISM (Integrated Systems Model)

When you hear us talking about “ISM” at QuayPhysio I often wondered what you thought we were talking about. A new computer system perhaps? It was actually a model for pain and disability that guided our assessment and treatment, considering you as a whole person and identifying what "drives" your problems. Over the years Dr LJ Lee has evolved this model further and she has now called it……ConnectTherapy!
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Acupuncture Awareness Week 2-8th March

Acupuncture is one of the many skills employed within physiotherapy as part of an integrated approach to the management of pain and inflammation. Physiotherapists base their treatments on scientific research and clinical evidence that Acupuncture can reduce pain by stimulating the brain and spinal cord to produce natural pain-relieving chemicals such as endorphins, melatonin (which promotes sleep) and serotonin (to promote well-being), to name but a few. These chemicals assist the body's healing processes and offer pain relief as a precursor to other treatments such as manual therapy or exercise in order to aid recovery (AACP, 2015).
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Your Body After Baby

After a vaginal or cesarean delivery your pelvic floor and abdominal muscles will have been hugely stretched and possibly damaged which can make it harder to get them working well again afterwards. Your body will heal on its own but it is important for you to know what is normal and what isn’t on your road to recovery...
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Managing Common Rheumatological Problems with Complimentary Therapies

The Medical research charity Arthritis Research UK launched its evidence-based report in January 2013 titled ‘Practitioner-based complementary therapies for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia and lowback pain’, using results from randomised clinical trials to assess their effectiveness and safety. The therapies that were shown to be the most effective were...
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Clinical Pilates: Modified for Everyone!

Clinical Pilates is a form of "trunk" control training most of us call "core stability", not "core strengthening". The difference between these two terms is often missed in the health and fitness world, or sometimes the terms get mixed up, which is confusing.
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