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Let’s talk about exercise and back pain… Last week I had a question about back pain asked by one of our patients, Jackie, 58, from Cirencester – and it’s one that we get asked often (especially since the January gym rush!): “Is it ok to exercise when my back is hurting? I’ve just…(Read More)

It’s that magical time of year when the town’s Christmas lights go up, and the Physio Rooms is crammed full of mince pies and tins of chocolate, and after working hard all year, our festive office party is just around the corner. Have you got your Christmas parties scribbled on your calendar already…(Read More)

NEW *Back Class*

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Do you suffer from back pain? Would you like to improve your posture, core stability and strength? Our Physiotherapist Karen is here to help! Karen is running a FREE  rehabilitation class for back pain sufferers that will not only improve your strength and fitness, but will also increase your comfort in everyday life!  The class…(Read More)

Quick question: How much water have you drunk today? For most people, the answer would be “not enough”. From everything we drink and swim in, to the ice that reduces swelling, water is all around us (and even in us), a matter of fact – it basically is us! Water makes up around two thirds…(Read More)

Introducing Yoga.

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Even though there’s false beliefs around Yoga, like ‘you’ve got to be flexible’ etc., etc., etc… you can ditch those false beliefs behind because it’s for anyone! Let me tell you why – Yoga helps build strength. Yoga requires you to concentrate on specific muscles in the body when holding poses – many of…(Read More)

Lets talk about exercise and back pain… Last week I had a question asked by one of our patients, Jackie, 58, from Cirencester … And it’s one that we get asked often: “Is it ok to exercise when my back is hurting? I’ve just got into a good routine sticking to the gym and…(Read More)

Good posture is the secret to preventing many pains, specifically back pain, neck pain, headaches and shoulder pain. If you spend many hours in the car good driving posture will play a key role in the prevention of your back pain. However, bear in mind any posture, no matter how good it is, could ultimately…(Read More)

Facts about Sciatica

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The sciatic nerve is the longest nerve in our body, it leaves our spine in our lower back and runs through our bottom and down our legs.  It  supply’s our legs with movement and sensation.  The nerve can become irritated when it leave the spine this causes leg pain that is referred to as…(Read More)

Back Pain Myths

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There is an overwhelming amount of information about back pain. To help you wade through the do’s and don’ts we are going to demystify the myths and put right some of the assumptions. 1st Myth: Is back pain short lived? There are lot of research studies revealing that 50% of those who experience…(Read More)

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