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Yoga for Health and Wellbeing

February 20, 2024

Getting out and about, enjoying the fresh air is undoubtedly great for your well-being but in your eagerness to admire that view on a sunny day, don’t be over-zealous. Build-up over time and have the right equipment to hand to prevent injury.
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October 10, 2023

Previously we have talked about the importance of regular resistance training in our blog The secret to maintaining bone strength, reducing falls and maintaining your independence. However pumping all that iron isn’t going to be as effective unless you put the right…
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September 15, 2023

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a chronic autoimmune disease that primarily affects the joints, causing pain, inflammation, and stiffness. While there is no cure for RA, various treatments aim to manage its symptoms and improve the quality of life for those living with…
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August 18, 2023

Chronic pain is a complex and debilitating condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It can stem from various underlying causes such as injury, medical conditions, or even unknown origins. While managing chronic pain might seem like an ongoing battle, there…
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February 13, 2023

As we all get older there are certain unavoidable changes that happen to your body. We get a bit less flexible, we lose muscle size/strength as well as bone…
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December 23, 2022

A common story we hear from patients suffering from back pain is “I think I’ve slipped a disc”. DISCS DON’T SLIP – they never have and they never will! My main pet hate about the use of the term “slipped disc” is that it makes your discs sound like a bar of soap…
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November 8, 2022

This has got to be right up there in the top 5 questions that I get asked as a physio by patients. “Wear and tear” is a common way people describe joint pain caused by osteoarthritis (OA) but is one that I feel is unhelpful in understanding how our bodies…
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May 6, 2022

Getting out and about, enjoying the fresh air is undoubtedly great for your well-being but in your eagerness to admire that view on a sunny day, don’t be over-zealous. Build-up over time and have the right equipment to hand to prevent injury.
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February 11, 2021

Plantar heel pain also commonly called plantar fasciitis or plantar fasciopathy is a painful condition affecting you underside of your foot towards your heel. The Plantar fascia is a thick and strong bundle of fibres the start near the heel on the sole of your foot and stretches out to the toes and can become irritated in this condition. Plantar…
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July 8, 2020

At Kendal Physiotherapy we understand the frustration that achilles tendon pain can cause to all patients and particularly to runners. This article will help you understand why you have developed achilles tendon pain and how to make a full recovery . Achilles tendon pain is not confined to…
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June 16, 2020

We all lose muscle mass as we get older it’s a natural part of the ageing process the medical term for this is Sarcopenia. Sarcopenia is an age-related reduction in…