Articles

Lung Function Questionnaire

Do you suffer from breathing and/or a frequent cough?   These questions ask about your breathing problems and/or a frequent cough. As you answer these questions, please think about how you are feeling physically when you are experiencing these symptoms. For each...

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Party Up My Zimmer (Pimp My Zimmer Frame)

Party Up My Zimmer (Pimp My Zimmer Frame)

Care homes across the Country have been getting creative with the issue of resident safety, by encouraging residents to personalise their otherwise lacklustre grey Zimmer frames. The ‘Pimp my Zimmer’  scheme originated in an Essex care home in 2016 and has gone...

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When physiotherapy became fizzy, oh!

Cast your mind back and perhaps, back at school, spelling physiotherapy was part of an ancient English language test and you got it right first time. But many of us confuse the letter order, resulting in physiohterapy or physiotehrapy  – either of which could be an...

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The Royal Hip Replacement

The Royal Hip Replacement

  Had HRH The Duke of Edinburgh, ‘phoned us last week about his total hip replacement, we would have been delighted to help him recover from his operation. His choice of timing, as always, is impeccable, as 6 weeks is an optimum time for recovery from a hip...

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How to get up safely in the event of a fall

How to get up safely in the event of a fall

The second article in our series on fall prevention looks at how to get up safely if you have had a fall and how you can take measures to minimise the risk of this happening again. Can you get up? If you have fallen, please stay calm and just lie still for a few...

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How to avoid falling and make your home safe

How to avoid falling and make your home safe

This article is our first in a series on falls, looking at the risks and preventative measures one can take to keep safe at home and outside. What can cause you to have a fall? Advancing age brings with it the increased risk of a fall. It’s a common problem among...

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Accreditation

Each of our physiotherapists is DBS checked, a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy & HCPC registered

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy is the
professional, educational and trade union body
for the UK’s 50,000 chartered physiotherapists,
physiotherapy students and associates

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