– This article explains about the sciatic nerve, where the nerve pain refers to and common causes of sciatic or back and leg pain. Sciatica in the leg isn’t always caused by an injury in the back . To read more about this common condition, click on the green link above.
Wishing all our patients a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Healthy New Year.
Opening Hours over the festive period are…..
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Are sedentary lifestyles affecting your posture?
With more and more people, both young and old, experiencing back or neck pain, sedentary posture such as slumping over our mobile phone is damaging our posture.
Chiropractors have always advised people to keep moving for good joint health. A recent study found that over 70% of chiropractors have treated patients with injuries linked to sedentary lifestyle habits.
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Fiona Drew, physiotherapist at the Iveson Clinic, has run her own ballet school for the last 20 years. ( The Stowe School of Dance) As a dancer herself, Fiona also suffers from hypermobility. For this reason, Fiona has a particular interest in this topic and has kindly offered to share some information about this condition.
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Question Time Introduction
So often, we are asked the same questions regarding Physiotherapy and Chiropractic. We hope this Question Time blog will be helpful to many of you. If you have any other questions, do pop in them in the comment section below or pop us an e mail.(firstname.lastname@example.org)
This article covers three questions:
What is the difference between physiotherapy and chiropractic?
Should I use heat or ice?
How many treatments will I need?
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Farewell to one of our physiotherapists
Katie McLernon, one of our Physiotherapists here at the Iveson Clinic, will sadly be leaving us at the end of the year. Katie first worked for the Iveson Clinic in 2010, and then returned in 2016 after a period spent working in the Far East…. To read more click on the green header above….
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.
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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.
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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.
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