Neck pain? Would you hang a large bowling ball around your neck for hours on end and expect your neck to feel pain free? On average, an adult human head weighs approximately 12lb. Ideally, your head should be balanced directly above your spine, so that your ear is in line with your shoulder. Bad posture, sitting […]
Have you ever considered the benefits of running on the brain? It’s common knowledge these days that the benefits of running encompass a wide variety of positive health effects. This can include increased muscle tone, improved cardiovascular fitness and often weight loss. However, when you’re sitting reading, working on the computer or listening to a long […]
Green Exercise: Walking regularly can have a significant and positive impact on our overall health and well-being. This is particularly true when performed in a natural environment. Walking in natural environments such as coastal paths, trails, parks and other green spaces can greatly boost physical health. It can also significantly enhance psychological health. Known as green […]
SUP International regularly features SUP based articles written by Physio Falmouth Plus. Over the course of 2015, Physio Falmouth Plus has contributed to the Knowledge and Paddle Science sections of SUP International magazine. We combine our physiotherapy knowledge in relation to stand-up paddle-boarding to help improve technique, form and efficiency when on the water. All […]
The health benefits of fresh air are plentiful. The sun’s shining today and with early morning sunrises and late evening sunsets, there’s no better time than the summer to get outdoors and enjoy some fresh air. Every cell in your body and therefore every function in your body relies upon a constant, fresh stream of […]
Sciatica Are you struggling with sciatica? Sciatica is a painful condition caused by sciatic nerve compression or irritation. The sciatic nerve runs from your lower back and travels through your buttock and down the back of your thigh into your calf and foot. When this nerve becomes irritated or compressed, sciatic pain can occur and […]
The vast majority of people I see in the clinic aren’t particularly keen on taking pain relief on a regular basis. Here are a few tips for helping to manage pain, be it acute or chronic… 1. Change your posture: No posture is a bad posture but try to avoid static postures for sustained periods […]
Physiotherapy focuses on assessing, diagnosing and treating problems you may have with your joints, bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves.
It aims to enhance, maintain and restore your physical well-being so that you can continue or return to your day to day activities and sport.
Pilates is a form of low impact exercise which targets and strengthens your core musculature together with the muscles of the abdomen, spine and joints.
Pilates is highly effective at improving flexibility, mobility and postural alignment and can help to treat problems such as back and neck pain.
As a result of everyday activities, stress can be placed on different parts of the body leading to muscle tension and pain.
Sports massage is a form of deep therapeutic massage aimed at releasing and relaxing tight muscles so that you feel energised and restored with instant effect.