We’re pleased to announce a new appointment type – a 1 hour appointment that for those problems that you don’t have time to fully address in half an hour. Available to book now in Wimbledon or Richmond, this new session can help you with a number of different challenges or issues. Tell me more! Well …..
Having opened our first clinic above Sporting Feet on King Street in October 2013, we’ve decided the time is right to move to a new location in Richmond. Don’t worry though, we’re not going far. Our new home will be in Parkshot Medical Practice, just over the road from Richmond station and behind the Orange …..
Hiring a personal trainer is a great way to stay focussed and keep you on track, whatever the goal might be. For this to work it’s important to find the right personal trainer for you. Here are some tips from the team at Physio & Pilates Central: 1) Find a trainer that is interested in …..
If you’ve ever suffered from pain or tingling between the base of the toes – then it could be something known as Morton’s Neuroma. It commonly happens between the 3rd and 4th toe but it could equally happen between any of them. The cause is an inflamed and thickened nerve and it’s something that’s often …..
Groin strain In this next series of blogs we look at the injuries that can cause groin pain. First up, we look at what a groin strain is or as it is more correctly called, an adductor strain. There are three adductor muscles and the image above shows where on the body they are located. Their …..
In our last blog we looked at a common diagnosis for pain in the shin area; shin splints. However that’s often a diagnosis used to describe a variety of problems and another one we see fairly often is Chronic Exertional Compartment Syndrome or CECS. Do you have CECS? In simple terms, CECS manifests itself as …..
‘Shin splints’ is a fairly dated term now and one that gets used to describe a lot of different issues relating to pain around the shin area. For runners and walkers it’s something that you’ll have almost certainly heard of. Rather than a ‘single’ problem or issue, shin splints is an umbrella tem and so …..
In our last blog we drew on our many years of experience to provide some advice on setting goals – this time we take a look at how to set an effective training programme. We treat plenty of active people here at Physio Central, from those starting out on a “couch to 5k” training plan …..
A bunion is basically a ‘bone spur’ on the inside of the base of the big toe – the metatarsophalangeal joint to use the full name. It’s often accompanied by a slight deformity in the shape of the big toe where it points outwards – known as hallux valgus What causes it? The cause of …..
The body goes through an incredible amount throughout pregnancy so it’s no surprise that we are often asked for advice, particularly for dealing with lower back pain. This blog will provide some insight into what actually causes the pain (aside from the obvious) and some stretches to try at home that might help. As you’d …..