Physiofirst has recently shared this interesting article from Berkshire Hospital regarding Rowing and Injury Prevention and Treatment. As we have a very active rowing club in Sudbury and see rowers occasionally with an assortment of ailments, this article may of be of interest to some of you.
This article discusses common causes of rowing injuries, preventative advice and treatment available
Fractured Patella – A patient’s experience
I broke my knee cap on 1st October 2018. While I was in the garden, I managed to trip over the dog and some wood and landed at 90 degrees on my right knee onto a paving slab. A rapid trip to A & E at Bury St Edmunds confirmed there was indeed a break – a patella fracture. This led to surgery later on that day to wire the knee cap together.
Read on to hear more about Anna’s story , sharing her experience before and after surgery. All about physiotherapy and rehabilitation for a fractured patella.
Click on the green title to read on………
Back pain at work
A recent survey by the British Chiropractic Association, has found that workers experiencing back pain at work take an average of 12 sick days per year.
The study reveals that a third of the population have taken at least one day off work due to back or neck pain in the past year. More than a fifth of workers feel that back pain has a negative impact on their working life.
To read more about Back pain at work and how to help yourself , click on the green title above
Dr Graeme Professional Strength Deep Tissue Massager
The Iveson Clinic has been using the Dr Graeme Deep Tissue Massager for many years now. It has been an extremely useful tool to have in addition to our hands on treatments. Although we use it on patients regularly , we also sell these for home use, where appropriate.
This article discusses how it works, who can use it and more information regarding vibration therapy.
To find out more , click on the green header above .
Julie Iveson, physiotherapist and Suffolk Artist, will shortly be exhibiting some of her latest work , at the Sudbury Summer Art Fair. This is held in St. Peter’s Church in Sudbury from 2nd-14th July. There will be a vast array of beautiful art, printmaking and craft to see. If you would like to read more about this, click on the link above.
Exercise is good for you!
Do you love activity, but hate exercise? Do you want to get fit but don’t know where to start? Why not get active this Summer? The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy have started to promote exercise to help with various conditions. Exercise can be fun and not necessarily hard work!
If you suffer with back pain, arthritis and chronic pain, there are still forms of exercise that can help your condition. To read on click the green heading above ……………………..