Meniscal injuries – what are they and how do they happen?

First, some anatomy. There are two menisci in each knee – the medial meniscus on the inside an

Labral/SLAP tears – how are they treated?

Some basic shoulder anatomy  The shoulder is a ball and socket joint but, unlike the hip joint,

Sub-occipital headaches – what are they and how can they be treated?

For most of us, our first response to a headache is to reach for the painkillers or possibly swear o

New appointment type – a whole hour of physio

We’re pleased to announce a new appointment type – a 1 hour appointment that for those probl

What is functional training?

Functional training is one of the buzzwords of the last few years – but what actually is it an

Pilates – it’s just like riding a bike!

With Pilates, we often speak to people who worry that if they miss a few classes they will lose ever

The importance of working your core

The core – not a slightly dodgy action movie from the 90’s, but an important part of any wor

Squatting – should I keep my knees behind my toes?

It’s a fairly common misconception (or something you might have noticed people doing) that you nee

Santa’s back at Physio & Pilates Central – and his back is playing up

Santa was back again this week – the good news is that his knee is fine now but the bad news i

Squatting essentials – physio tips

Squats are a common exercise in many different exercise programmes, from those aiming to improve cyc

A simple stretching programme

Here at Physio and Pilates Central, we’re often asked for our advice on a simple stretching p

Groin pain 2 – Hip Flexor strains

In our blog series looking at groin pain, this time we take a look at hip flexor strains which can p