Pure Physio Blog

Why a positive relationship with your physiotherapist is important – July CPD

Historically, society's perceptions of 'physiotherapy treatment' were of a passive treatment process in which the physiotherapist would merely 'treat' the patient. However, science and medicine have evolved, which means our Physiotherapy practice has too. This three part blog delves into the details of why, and how we can work together to achieve great outcomes.

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Dry Needling – A Case Study

Physiotherapy can encompass different treatment tools, one of which is dry needling. For those that don’t know, dry needling is the use of inserting fine needles for the purpose of reducing tension and pain. The needles are ‘dry’ as no fluid is being inserted or removed. “But how can sticking needles in me make me better?” I hear you cry!

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Hand Therapy – Professional Development June 2018

In June, our professional development session looked at upper limb injuries. One key take-home message is not to wait long before getting a professional opinion and assessment if you have a major sprain, finger dislocation or loss of hand/finger movement.

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Ankle Sprains

Everyone has sprained an ankle on one or more occasions. In fact, spraining your ankle is the most common injury amongst physically active people.

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F45: Home Based/Holiday Program

F45 workouts are quickly gaining popularity and the workout trend has truly taken off! But what does a typical session involve?

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Functional Training – What Is It? May Professional Development

May's continued professional development (CPD) took a different turn as we decided to learn more about activities that a large population of our clientele are getting involved in - functional exercise, specifically CrossFit and F45.

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Boston Marathon 2018

A BQ is a marathon runners Holy Grail. I ran my first marathon in London in 2008. It was an amazing experience to be part of such an iconic event and to see what my body was capable of. Training introduced me to the world of marathon running, it’s history, and the sought after BQ.

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