Christmas Festive Tips

With Christmas around the corner, are you running out of time? Getting tense? Rushing around to fit in the school nativity, buy the tree and have the presents wrapped and the tree perfect. Before you know it, you have strained your back, suffering neck pain and nursing a tension headache. Here are a few tips [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:49:22+00:00December 8th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Christmas Festive Tips

Darkness comes early, watch your step

Watch your step, while older people are more vulnerable and likely to fall, especially if they have a long-term health condition it can happen to anyone. Especially in winter when darkness comes earlier meaning it’s easier to miss a step or not see a trip hazard. Falls can be caused by wet leaves, ice or as [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:50:33+00:00November 28th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Darkness comes early, watch your step

Before the pumpkins go mouldy

The 1st November is National Stress Awareness Day and it seems appropriate to think ahead to that stressful time of the year and share our top tips for reducing the overwhelm at Christmas. The Christmas cards and decorations are in the supermarket and perhaps you are already experiencing the tightening in the chest and anxiety [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:51:33+00:00October 31st, 2017|Healthy tips, Massage, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Before the pumpkins go mouldy

Small steps to big changes

It takes time to form new good habits, losing weight doesn’t happen overnight and we aren’t able to run a marathon after just one training session. There are many numbers banded about on how long it takes to form a new habit starting with 21 but studies have shown that it takes much longer. This [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:47:34+00:00October 15th, 2017|Healthy tips, Latest News, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on Small steps to big changes

Get Up and Go: Celebrating Older People’s Day

On the 1st October, Older People's Day is celebrated across the UK to coincide with the UN International Day of the Older Person. The Chartered physiotherapists are celebrating active living to mark this special day. The Get Up and Go campaign is about promoting exercise for maintaining wellbeing into the twilight years. Helping everyone to [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:53:41+00:00September 29th, 2017|Healthy tips, Latest News, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic|Comments Off on Get Up and Go: Celebrating Older People’s Day

What is physiotherapy and how can it help?

Physiotherapy can provide a helping hand. If you're suffering a sports injury, need treatment for back or neck pain, or recovering from surgery, physio could be just what you need. Suitable for all ages it involves looking at the complete body and on occasion provided alongside other treatments such as acupuncture and massage. In addition, [...]

By |2019-01-17T15:55:44+00:00September 28th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic|Comments Off on What is physiotherapy and how can it help?

Do it together, it’s more fun

Apparently earlier this month it was International Friendship Day (August 6th) which got us thinking here at Sarum how much easier exercise is when done with friends. Not only great to keep you motivated but to keep in touch. With Winter not far away – sorry folks – now is the time to grab a [...]

By |2017-09-04T09:49:27+00:00September 4th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic|Comments Off on Do it together, it’s more fun

How to Avoid Holiday Injury … don’t over fill that suitcase!

Over packing is a common problem and according to the research we have done it’s caused by the need to pack for the worst case scenario. If you are using the wrong sized bag (one that is too big for the job) or you’re a last minute packer (simply throwing everything in) then you are [...]

By |2017-08-08T08:33:14+00:00August 8th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy|Comments Off on How to Avoid Holiday Injury … don’t over fill that suitcase!

Still time to get beach body ready

Your holiday is just around the corner, you haven’t quite lost the last few pounds and you’re starting to feel anxious about putting on that swimwear. Stop giving yourself a hard time, getting away to relax is so important to our wellbeing. Anyway, what if we told you there was a simple way to look [...]

By |2017-07-24T11:02:32+00:00July 24th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic|Comments Off on Still time to get beach body ready

Help, I’ve got tennis elbow and don’t even play!

OUCH, this can be extremely painful and life delimitating and is no laughing matter. If often occurs after strenuous overuse of the muscles and tendons of the forearm, near the elbow joint. You might then notice it when you carry heavy bags, try to twist open a jar lid or even have difficulty fully extending your [...]

By |2017-07-05T09:27:01+00:00June 27th, 2017|Healthy tips, Physiotherapy, Sports Injury Clinic|Comments Off on Help, I’ve got tennis elbow and don’t even play!