20 articles

Laura's running London Marathon 2022 - Crohn's & Colitis UK

  • 9 May 2022
  • Laura Dutton

Laura's first marathon and running on behalf of a fantastic charity and close to the heart- Crohn's and Colitis UK

What is the most effective treatment for a hamstring strain?

  • 28 May 2020
  • Physio Form

Hamstring strains remain the most prevalent injury across all sports (approximately 20% of all sporting injuries according to the latest studies!). It's for this reason that researchers are constantly investigating the most effective way to treat them. I myself, was surprised by the results!

Ergonomic self assessment at home

  • 21 May 2020
  • Laura Dutton

Looking after your neck and back during lock down. A self ergonomic assessment of your work station.

Tension Headaches

  • 22 April 2020
  • Physio Form

Almost 50% of the population have suffered a tension headaches at some point in their life, but few of us know where they come from or how to prevent them. Read this article to find out more.

Why Massage?

  • 3 March 2020
  • Abbey van Dijk

Get treated like a footballer - A blog series . Part 2 - What treatments do Professional Footballers get?

  • 3 March 2020
  • Physio Form

Follow this series of 3 blogs to understand everything you need to know about the management of football Injuries.

Get treated like a footballer - A blog series. Part 1 - What is Accelerated Rehabilitation?

  • 4 February 2020
  • Physio Form

Follow this series of 3 blogs to understand everything you need to know about the management of football Injuries.

Short case study of rehabilitation of a stroke patient

  • 3 February 2020
  • Nicola Taylor

Here at Physio Form we treat a whole range of conditions, here is an interesting mini case study of an example of some of our rehabilitation work for neurological conditions.

6 Week Ski Strength Program!

  • 29 November 2019
  • Physio Form

Every year thousands of us go skiing, but are you prepared for the slopes? Transitioning from our sedentary lifestyles to this adrenaline packed sport puts a lot of strain on our musculoskeletal system. The best way to be ready? Follow this 6 week Strengthening Program.

Rugby Injuries

  • 26 October 2019
  • Physio Form

Rugby is a competitive sport, players place an incredible demand on their anatomical structures. As we have seen from this World Cup, injuries are not uncommon. In this months blog we will discuss the most common injuries sustained by the players, how to prevent them and how to treat them.

Shockwave Therapy- What is it? & How can it help me?

  • 17 June 2019
  • Physio Form

Shockwave Therapy is recommended for a variety of tendon pathologies, with current research indicating a 70-80% success rate when used in conjunction with exercise based rehabilitation.

Moving Medicine- Prescribing Activity

  • 26 April 2019
  • Physio Form

It seems glaringly obvious, yet the medical profession have only recently begun to deeply investigate the role of exercise and health. Most of us see exercise as a chore or as a way to keep the pounds off, but what if I told you that it was the key to physical & mental health?

83 days, 13 hours, 23 minutes and 14 seconds Until London Marathon 2019

  • 3 February 2019
  • Abbey van Dijk

"Give yourself a break, you have been expecting a lot, but rest assured your body will be adapting to this overload."

Is your lifestyle causing your foot pain?

  • 30 November 2018
  • Alice Wharam

A simple change may be trying a new pair of shoes or mixing up the sequence of your gym routine.

Muscle Strain v Cramp? How to know the difference and what to do:

  • 9 July 2018
  • Simon Noad

I was watching England play Colombia in the world cup the other night and towards the end of the main game and in extra time noticed that a fair few players were going down with cramp. This is not uncommon, especially when a match reaches extra time, but it made me think of clients and athletes in the past who I have seen and I wanted to shared my experiences with you.

Pregnancy....a pain in the bum?!

  • 30 April 2018
  • Sally Murray

Are you pregnant and experiencing pain in your gluteal area (AKA your bum)? Often this is misdiagnosed as sciatica, or dismissed as the normal aches and pains of pregnancy, when it is in fact a common condition of pregnancy known as PELVIC GIRDLE PAIN. Treatment IS available for this condition, so if you are experiencing pain then do seek help from a women's health physiotherapist.

Office Work Out

  • 22 May 2017
  • Laura Dutton

The Office Workout, perfect to get you moving to manage and prevent shoulder, neck and back pain

The Benefits of Sports Massage

  • 7 February 2016
  • Laura Dutton

The Benefits of regular Sports Massage

What are Myofascial Trigger Points?

  • 19 February 2014
  • Laura Dutton

Trigger points are complex and are often associated with lack of sleep, emotional disturbances aswell as injury and overuse. So how may this affect you?

What is Kinesiology Tape?

  • 19 February 2014
  • Laura Dutton

We explain what Kinesiology tape is (K-Tape) and how it is used for treatment of injuries and rehabilitation of athletes.