Monthly Archives: November 2012

Sports Physio Kent

The benefit of sports and keeping active are numerous but the physical demands can lead to injuries. Sports Physio can facilitate the healing process as well prevent further issues. The range of sports injuries aided by Sports Physio is vast … Continue reading

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So what do Physiotherapists do?

Physiotherapists facilitate the restoration of joint and body movement and normal body function in cases of injury, illness and disability. As well as treating specific problem(s) we may also suggest ways you can improve your general health and well-being  Physiotherapy is a holistic approach, looking at … Continue reading

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Ultrasound therapy – Kent Physiotherapy

Electrotherapy serves as an indispensable adjunct to other Physiotherapy modalities. It is commonly used in the treatment of pain and inflammation. Electrotherapy is the use of electrical energy in the treatment of various musculoskeletal disorders. It treats the cause not just the … Continue reading

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Warm and cool down – why bother and what to do

Why should I warm up and cool down? There are numerous health benefits associated with performing an effective warm up and cool down before and after sport or activity. These include: Reduced likelihood of injury Improved athletic performance Greater mental … Continue reading

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DSE assessments Kent

We provide DSE workstation/computer workstation assessments to businesses within Kent. DSE assessments are not only a legal requirement – done properly they can actually help combat the musculoskeletal disorders, reduced concentration levels and other ill-health effects that are symptomatic of … Continue reading

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PRICE and avoid HARM

Acute injury management  This advice should be followed for 3-5 days following a soft tissue injury.   When following PRICE it is also important to avoid HARM, hence the saying: ‘Give PRICE and avoid HARM‘ PROTECT – Protect the injured … Continue reading

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