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Private MRI scans These are a vital tool in the diagnosis of some injuries.  Occasionally we may recommend that you need an MRI scan to assist your recovery. Alternatively, having been told by your GP that you are to be referred for an MRI scan, but you may have to wait for an appointment…(Read More)

Have you seen a surgeon and had an operation? Or are contemplating whether surgery is for you? How can we help you before surgery? We aim to start treatment early to prepare you for surgery. We will work with you on exercises to maximise the muscle strength, length and joint range of movement, to…(Read More)

Do you suffer with back pain?  Does it spread in to your bottom or down your leg?  Are stiff in the morning? Finding sitting painful?  Struggling to put your socks and dread getting in and out of the car? Back pain can be extremely debilitating, make us feel old and it can be scary…. will…(Read More)

Best exercises for Lower Back Pain Lower back pain is the most common musculoskeletal presentation we as physiotherapists see within our clinic. So common that 80% of adults experience back pain at some point in their life. Here are five simple exercises that can help manage and prevent lower back pain. 1 . Childs pose…(Read More)

Despite understanding the importance of aerobic exercise on our body, many of you who struggle with Lower Back Pain can find this kind of exercise really difficult and therefore painful due to the impact for instance running can cause. This blog will aim to give you a few extra ideas about certain types of cardio…(Read More)

Back pain, specifically lower back pain accounts for around 50% of all clients we see here at The Markland Clinic. Recent studies demonstrated that over 80% of the population will experience back pain at some point in their life (1) . But the big question is why? To answer this question we need to look…(Read More)

We frequently get asked questions such as- Will running cause backache? Am I safe to return to running? Should I stop running to help my back? Will I end up with chronic back pain because I run so much? We have good news for all you keen runners…. Running is GOOD for your BACK!!!! There…(Read More)

We’ve all heard and read about what can cause back pain; incorrect lifting, bad posture, sports injury… but did you know that you could be making a few common mistakes in your daily routine, which might actually be encouraging back pain? So in today’s blog post, I’ll discuss the top three things…(Read More)

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