09Oct/11

Mastery (2): practice, practice and then….practice

Mastery is defined in the Oxford dictionary as: comprehensive knowledge or skill in a particular subject or activity control or superiority over someone or something The concept of mastery is often applied to a musical instrument,Read More…

29Sep/11

Mastering your rehabilitation – Part 1: why exercise & train?

When we sustain an injury or experience a painful condition, our movement changes. In the early stages this can be obvious, for example we would limp having sprained an ankle. Sometimes the limp, medically termed an ‘antalgic gait’,Read More…

26Sep/11

Dysmenorrhoea and Pain

Dysmenorrhoea and pain — You may wonder why I am writing about dysmenorrhoea. It is because in a number of cases that I see, there is co-existing dysmenorrhea and other functional pain syndromes. These include irritableRead More…

20Sep/11

Problematic Sports Injuries

Sustaining an injury is a common problem for athletes. Unfortunately, a number of these injuries become enduring and the player struggles to regain fitness and cannot return to play. There are known reasons why this canRead More…

12Sep/11

Physiotherapy in Chelsea

Physiotherapy in Chelsea — Situated just off Sloane Square in Chelsea at 2, Lower Sloane Street, the physiotherapy clinic is in a convenient location close to the tube (Sloane Square) and bus stops. The Specialist Pain Physio ClinicsRead More…

21Jul/11

Treatment Update

Come and see the updated treatment programme page. We are regularly updating the site so do check back. This is when there is new knowledge or research that adds to our understanding of pain and howRead More…

09Jun/11

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome – ‘it feels weird’

Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS) often presents with a number of signs and symptoms. The main complaints are usually pain, colour change (minute to minute sometimes), temperature change, swelling, sweating changes, skin/nail/hair changes (trophic) and anRead More…

21Apr/11

Aches & pains, stresses & strains

  Treatment Programme for life’s ailments Aches and pains are a normal part of life, reminding us that we are doing too much, too little or something potentially injurious. Classically, sitting at the desk for hours,Read More…