The Truth About Joints and Osteoarthritis

The Truth About Joints and Osteoarthritis

So far we’ve discussed the complexities of pain, muscles and tendons…now its time to do a bit of myth busting about joints. What makes up a joint and why have you got pain? Joints are structures/surfaces where bones meet. Typically when we have pain in our...
Ouch My Heel Hurts – Could it be Plantar Fasciitis

Ouch My Heel Hurts – Could it be Plantar Fasciitis

What is Plantar Fasciitis? Pain in the Heel! Plantar fasciitis is a painful inflammatory condition of the fibrous band of soft tissue (plantar fascia) connecting your heel bone to your toes. Where is the Plantar Fascia?What does it look like?What does it do? Your...
What is ‘Hands On’ Physiotherapy

What is ‘Hands On’ Physiotherapy

‘Hands on’ or ‘Manual Therapy’ has been a style of Physiotherapy which has been used for decadesand forms the root of Physiotherapy treatment. It uses various handling techniques to promotehealing and relieve pain.The focus of ‘Hand on’ treatment is to assess and...