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As a Physiotherapist I see a huge number of patients come through my door with a large variety of explanations as to why they are getting their pain and how they can solve it. This can come from other health care professionals or the internet, with the latter creating a whole manner of quirky explanations…(Read More)

Introducing Kate & how The Markland Clinic started! Founder Kate Markland is a trusted health expert with international experience and a nationwide reputation. It all began 8 years ago.  Kate was out running when she decided to take a leap of faith and create a clinic delivering high-quality care for clients and a…(Read More)

(and make it successful)! The Top 3 Tips! In life, we will all go through change, from primary to secondary school, or maybe changing jobs or even quitting smoking. Change is hard. It’s a concept that pushes us outside our comfort barrier and makes us face new challenges many of which we feel unprepared…(Read More)

Being a working mother… Would I change it…? My daughter is now a scary 18 months old.  Where has the time gone? Some of you will have gone through the whole process with me, pregnancy, finishing for maternity leave and returning to work as a Mummy.  Have I changed? You tell me, but…(Read More)

Shoulders The shoulder is an incredible joint capable of a brilliant range of movement, and when properly trained, huge feats of strength and stability. This strength is crucial for any of you that participate in any high-intensity upper body dominant strength sports eg Rugby or Olympic weightlifting. Therefore, in order to train for these…(Read More)

Your shoulders have to do a lot of work and shoulder pain is very common. Do you get pain in your shoulder when sleeping on it?  Do you get pain in your shoulder, when playing tennis or swimming? Is your shoulder stopping you reaching behind your back or picking up your child? Have you noticed…(Read More)

Shoulder Pain


Our Shoulders The shoulder is an efficient combination of joints, muscles and tendons that enable a wide variety of movement and range of motion and is considered the most mobile joint in our body.  The shoulder joint is thought to be one of the most complex joints.   Its utility and versatility make the shoulder prone…(Read More)

Patient Reviews


Review for The Markland Clinic Stuart* had osteochondritis, a knee condition which affects the joints. Please can you pass on our thanks to your physio Karen for all her help.  My son, Stuart*, was seen by her as part of his rehab from a knee operation performed by Mr James Murray at Southmead Hospital in…(Read More)

Healthcare will always develop and evolve like any of scientific field, the differences these changes make, may impact you and help you understand your pain better! These are also the three areas I get the most questions about! Back pain Many reading this blog will remember the days when back pain, especially with any sciatic…(Read More)

The team and I have been helping people just like you for years who want to keep active and love to be healthy so they can get the most enjoyment out of life for many years to come! We believe everyone should have exceptionally better access to great care to help them stay active, mobile…(Read More)

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