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Physiotherapy rehabilitation is a science-based healthcare profession which views movement as central to health and well being. Physiotherapists aim to identify and make the most of movement ability by health promotion .... More

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How are hip replacements treated?

The diagnosis of hip pain is difficult as many structures can refer pain around to the hip area. However, the total hip replacement procedure has become one of the most successful surgical procedures ..... 

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How do knee replacements work?

Total knee replacement has matured over recent years into a well-accepted medical intervention with excellent and predictable results. The benefit of total knee replacements are pain relief, undisturbed sleep ....


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Sensory Abnormalities in Whiplash Injury

It is known that pain thresholds can be altered by the presence of anxiety or other psychological distress, and it is clear that psychological distress features in whiplash syndrome, with higher levels of pain and disability occurring in more highly distressed patients. Despite this it does not seem that this increased sensitivity to pain is directly caused by the distress but that the pain and th... More

Exercises for Recovery from Whiplash Injury

Whiplash injury and the so-called whiplash associated disorders (WAD) are common injuries and most typically suffered in rear shunt vehicle accidents, of which there are a large number every day. The resulting pain and disability can be minor or very severe and frightening as neck posture and movement become extremely difficult due to high levels of pain and stiffness. Exercises are a very importa... More

How a Physio will treat you for Whiplash Injury

In the initial stages of whiplash injury, when the pain is acute and movement very limited, there is little a manual therapist can do directly to treat the person''s neck as the pain is too irritable and easily worsened. Advice and explanation is the main treatment here and the physiotherapist will emphasise the mostly non-serious nature of these injuries, likening them perhaps to a sprained ankle... More

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BUPAs Shock Pressure on Private Physiotherapy

Private physiotherapists throughout Britain have been shocked and angered by the attempt by BUPA, the UK's biggest medical insurer, to push through new terms of service and con... More

Chronic Low Back Pain Study

 Brunel University are looking for anyone with chronic low back pain (CLBP) to participate in a PhD research study at  exploring individuals experiences including: satisf... More

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