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  • Spinal Arthritis: A pain in the back and neck

    5 December 2023

    What is Spinal Arthritis?  Arthritis is not one single condition – it is an umbrella term used mainly to describe joint pain, joint disease and joint inflammation, and related conditions that can occur in different parts of your body, and in different levels of severity.  The most common spinal arthritis is inflammation of the facet […] Tags: arthritis, Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Lower Back Pain

  • Personalised Back Pain Treatment On King William Street

    24 November 2023

    Personalised Back Pain Treatment On King William Street Back pain without personalised treatment can be debilitating. Your back pain may be the reason for taking time off work and even life. Not only that, back pain can indirectly cause nausea and GI (gastrointestinal illness) issues, headaches, and aggravate some mental health conditions–especially due to chronic […] Tags: Back Pain, Chronic Pain, Lower Back Pain

  • What are City Physiotherapy’s treatments for common symptoms and conditions?

    3 November 2023

    When should you see a Physiotherapist? It can be hard to identify your symptoms, know when you should be seeing a physiotherapist, and put them into words. It can be a challenging and sometimes overwhelming journey. That’s why we’re here to guide you through it.  We have made a list of some of the most […] Tags: Back Pain, Chronic Pain, headaches, knee pain, neck and shoulder pain, neck pain

  • How Physiotherapy Can Help With Your Bunions

    25 September 2023

      What are bunions?  A bunion (Hallux Valgus) is a bony bump that develops on the inside of the foot at the base of the big toe. A bunion can be uncomfortable and may even become painful if ignored. Bunions can interfere with daily activities, making them difficult to manage.  Thankfully, there are a number […] Tags: bunions, Running, sore feet, walking

  • Pain and Grief: An Essay

    19 September 2023

    Essay by Linda Shacklock. Life brings us great joy, yet we also experience great grief. As emotionally mature adults, we should expect to feel a full spectrum of emotions throughout our lives. In our modern world, there seems to be an expectation that we should experience more positive than negative emotions. It is just as […] Tags: grief, mental health, pain, wellbeing

  • Why Should I See a Physiotherapist During My Pregnancy?

    10 September 2023

    Pregnancy Physiotherapy for Wellbeing There are a number of symptoms that can arise during your pregnancy and after giving birth. It is common, and recommended, for pregnant women to see a physiotherapist when they experience pain and discomfort during their pregnancy.  Pregnancy physiotherapy is safe and is an effective way of reducing your pregnancy-related aches […] Tags: carpal tunnel post pregnancy, Lower Back Pain, pregnancy, pregnancy physio

  • Physio treatment for BPPV and Vertigo

    28 August 2023

    What is BPPV? Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or BPPV is the most common source of dizziness, vertigo, unsteadiness, and nausea when you move your head. BPPV occurs when otoconia located in the vestibular system of your inner ear becomes dislodged. Otoconia are microscopic crystal-like structures that we use to sense the speed and position of […] Tags: BPPV, vertigo

  • Causes of Jaw Pain and How to Treat It

    21 August 2023

    Why Does My Jaw Hurt?  Jaw pain can be a product of physical injuries, damage to muscles, nerves or blood vessels, and infections, among other possible causes. A common cause of jaw pain is issues with the temporomandibular joint (TMJ). The TMJ is a hinge-like joint near the front of your ears where your jaw […] Tags: pain, TMJ treatment

  • Do I have Sciatica? Everything You Need to Know

    21 July 2023

    What is Sciatica?  Sciatica is a painful condition characterised by injury or inflammation, resulting in referred pain to the sciatic nerve. The sciatic nerve starts at the spine, and runs down the back of each leg through the glutes and hips to the knee. Sciatica is not a condition in itself, but is a term […] Tags: arthritis, pain

  • Taking Time to Rest: An Essay

    17 July 2023

    Essay by Linda Shacklock. Let’s face it: Life can be challenging, even overwhelming. Humans are extremely good at overwhelming ourselves to the point of feeling exhausted when thinking about what tomorrow or next week might bring us.  We all have a lot on our plates, juggling family, work, home, and social lives. Any ailments, hormones, […] Tags: mental health, relax, rest

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