Arthritis signs and symptoms

What is Arthritis?

“My joint hurts; the Doctor says I have Arthritis.” – Is it really that simple? You know what; it’s not as simple as it sounds. Arthritis is a nonspecific term denoting acute or chronic inflammation of a joint that causes pain, discomfort, swelling, and restriction in movements. More intere...
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Biomechanics

You know what? Our body is just like a machine! It consists of levers, pulleys and hinges. We all work like and are basically a very complex machine. This is before we get into fascia, nerves and blood flow. Focussing on our Muscular Skeletal system, which acts and reacts to nature, internal forc...
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Heel Pain – Common conditions and treatment in Chelmsford

Heel Pain is devastating and can lead you to disability. It can stop you from standing on your feet and from walking and running. You have to undergo tremendous amounts of pain for taking just a few steps. It can take away your dreams and the freedom that our feet give. Even more saddening, if […...
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Headache Advice and Treatment

What do you do when you have a headache? Let me guess; you would grab a Pain Killer or if it persists you visit your GP who may also give you Pain Killers. But you know what? Sometimes all you need is the tension released in the muscles surrounding the head and neck – Especially […]
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Joint Pain Advice, Management and pain relief

You know what, without Joints, our body would be just like a fixed statue, stiff and in one piece. Only with the help of Joints, can we move, let our body work as a complex machine, and perform all kinds of various activities. But the thing, we pay the price for it. Because of our […]
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Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis – Pain relief in Chelmsford

Let me guess, You have researched online and gone through various sources to manage your Plantar Fasciitis. And you have come across one common method of treatment despite different sources, i.e. Orthotics for Plantar Fasciitis.  But should you be ordering an orthotic yourself? Should you get it...
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My Child has been diagnosed with Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease – Need Advice?

In this post, you will learn everything that you need to know about Osgood Schlatters disease and how a Paediatric Physiotherapist can help your child get rid of it. Giving birth to a child must be one of the best moments in life. We put our entire life into taking care of our children and […]
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Choosing appropriate footwear for children

As a paediatric physiotherapist I am often asked about footwear. Parents/carers of babies and young children want to know when the best time to start wearing shoes is, and parents/carers of older children want to know how to balance the wishes of their child to have fashionable shoes with their o...