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What is physiotherapy?

Posted by on March 5th, 2011

What is physiotherapy? Physiotherapy is a healthcare profession with a science foundation. The range of work is very broad and varied and involves working with people to promote their own health and well being.

Physiotherapy helps restore movement and function to as near normal as possible when someone is affected by ... (Read more)

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)

Physiotherapy Rehabilitation of Plantar Fasciitis

Posted by on March 3rd, 2011

Plantar fasciitis is an uncommon but disabling condition which results in pain under the inner side of the heel on weight bearing and may result from inflammation of the insertion of the plantar fascia onto the spur under the heel bone. The heel spur may be connected to the pain ... (Read more)


Posted by on March 3rd, 2011

Our joints are marvellously designed to allow us to do the very large number of activities and attain the very large number of postures that we wish to in doing a variety of functional deeds. Each joint is designed with a particular function in mind for the position it is ... (Read more)

Your Physio Can Design a Back Pain Exercise Programme

Posted by on March 3rd, 2011

We all know that back pain is one of the most frequent pain complaints in western societies, if not across the world. However, for most people back pain is well manageable and should not be the cause for giving up activity or feeling greatly negative about the future. Regular ... (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)