Shin Splints – what are they and how can physio help?

What are shin splints? Shin splints are a common running injury and typically occur at the front (an

Runner’s Knee – what is it and how is it treated?

Runner’s knee or, to give it its more technical name,  patella femoral pain syndrome (PFP

Calf pain in runners

  This is a rather common problem also known as “biomechanical overload syndrome”. Typicall

The impact of a bad night’s sleep

  At Physio and Pilates central a few members of staff have joined the fitness tracking frenzy,

World Heart Day – how to stay healthy

This Friday is World Heart Day. Did you that cardiovascular disease or CVD (which includes heart dis

Why physios are obsessed with the glutes

Recently I was treating a patient, guiding them through exercises to activate her gluteal (buttock)

Exercise and Pregnancy

Can I exercise in pregnancy? In short the answer is a resounding yes, but there are many considerati

Tendon Trouble

This month our attention has been drawn to a new infographic and video all about tendons. It has bee

Talking About Degeneration

What is degenerative disc disease? For one thing, it’s a horrible, scary and nasty term.

Cycling injuries – treating tendinopathy

The Tour de France is almost done for another year, and with the riders covering a total of 3540km i

Women in sport

  Last month saw ‘Women in Sport week’ and with Johanna Konta and Heather Watson (so far!)

Anyone for Tennis?

We are gearing up for the Wimbledon Tennis Championships here at Physio and Pilates Central, as spec