Physiotherapist Marco is our newest recruit so we thought we’d sit down with him to find out more about his background and what makes him tick: What got you into physio? When I was a young boy my father often brought me with him, he is a medical sales representatives. Once I met a physiotherapist, …..
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 …..
Putting together a training plan can feel like a daunting task, trying to work out the best balance while keeping yourself motivated. In this blog we look at strength training plans – though you could apply the principals to endurance sports as well. Strength and conditioning training is more straightforward than many people think …..
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 …..
Santa was back again this week – the good news is that his knee is fine now but the bad news is that he’s been having some problems with his back. With all those presents to carry, plenty of mince pies to eat and lots of time to relax over the summer, Santa put on …..
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 …..
Here at Physio and Pilates Central, we’re often asked for our advice on a simple stretching programme – something you can easily do at home without any gym equipment. This programme shows eight simple stretches for the lower body – each should be held for 30 seconds and at the point where you feel a gentle pull. …..
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 …..