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Hatfield Physiotherapy, Osteopathy or Chiropractic

Posted by on March 5th, 2011

Who Treats Musculoskeletal Disorders?
Physical Therapy Explained. Physical therapists are medically trained professionals who treat patients by physical methods including manipulation, massage, infrared heat treatment and remedial exercise, etc. and not by drugs. There are three disciplines which mainly focus on the musculoskeletal system:

Physiotherapists can be seen working in many ... (Read more)

Knee pain – Surgery is it really the answer ?

Posted by on February 16th, 2011

physiotherapy / mri / knee pain/ management

Knee pain
Here is a few things to think about regarding knee pain which is sometimes poorly understood by Medics. A recent large-scale study on knee pain in Australia  finds for instance, that torn cartilage that looks pretty abnormal, usually has nothing to do with the pain. People with pain-free ... (Read more)

Enjoying Your Massage with Daisy

Posted by on February 9th, 2011

1. Don’t eat right before your massage treatment.

2. Do drink some water to hydrate your muscles and soft tissues.

3. Arrive in plenty of time so you’re not rushed and can relax.

4. Tell your therapist if you haven’t had massage or this type of massage before.

5. Ask any questions you have ... (Read more)

Welwyn and Hatfield Back Pain

Posted by on February 8th, 2011


Substantial numbers of UK workers risk their health and increase the possibility of developing injuries every day as a result of poor work habits.

A UK wide survey of more than 2000 employees by the CSP5 found that:

• one in four people (25%) regularly work all day without taking a break

• 31% ... (Read more)

Off sick in Great Britain ?

Posted by on February 8th, 2011

The cost of Musculo Skeletal Disorders

Illness or injury was responsible for 29.3 million days taken off sick in Great Britain during 2008/09. Nearly a third of this, 9.3 million days, was due to musculoskeletal disorders for which each person affected took an estimated 17.2 days off work on average.1 The ... (Read more)

Osteopathy / Physiotherapy For Sport Injuries & Sports Injury Treatment

Posted by on February 7th, 2011

The Welwyn and Hatfield Practice Physiotherapy, treatment goals and objectives

Common Sport Injuries we Can Help:

Achilles Tendon Injuries
Back Pain (lumbar or thoracic pain)
Biceps Tendonitis
Constant Knee Problems
Frozen Shoulder
Foot Pain
Hip Pain
Injuries That Don’t Go Away
Persistent Hamstring or Calf Strains
Running Injuries
Recurring Achilles Problems
Repetitive Strain Injury (RSI)
Sprained Ankle ... (Read more)

Physiotherapy / Osteopathy For Back Pain Treatment

Posted by on February 7th, 2011

If you suffer from back pain, you are not alone, back pain is extremely widespread affecting about 80% of the UK’s population at some point in their lives, and it is one of the most common reasons people consult osteopaths.
What causes Back Pain?
In most cases back pain is ... (Read more)

Osteopathy/Physiotherapy For Sciatica – Sciatica Treatment – Trapped Nerve Treatment

Posted by on February 7th, 2011

What is Sciatica?

Sciatica refers to pain that runs along the sciatic nerve. The pain usually affects only one side of the lower body at a time and often extends from the lower back all the way through the back of the thigh, down through the leg. Occasionally the pain may ... (Read more)

Bed back pain theory thrown out

Posted by on January 8th, 2011


A good mattress could ease back pain

People with a bad back should not shell out for a hard mattress, say doctors. A trial published in The Lancet medical journal suggests a medium-firm mattress is the best for a painful spine.

The Spanish study found more than 300 patients to test beds, ... (Read more)

Sciatica Clinic at the Welwyn and Hatfield Practice

Posted by on January 8th, 2011

Sciatica is a general term given to pain down the leg. Sciatica may be caused by irritation of the main nerve into the leg by a spinal disc.
Do you think you may have sciatica? But are not really sure. Sciatica in general starts as a back ache. The ache can be central or local ... (Read more)

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