Changing Times

These are changing times for all of us, Co-Vid 19 has literally stopped the world. As a small business we are going through the most challenging time of all and we are desperately trying to keep our head above water. Our clinics have shut, however we have not!! We believe with the entire nation working from home we are not …

Top Tips To Stay Injury Free On The Slopes.

Skiing and snowboarding have a reputation for being dangerous sports, however with adequate preparation many injuries can be prevented. Firstly skiers and snowboarders can have very different injuries.   Skiers are more likely to injure their knees from a twisting motion when falling, whereas snowboarders tend to have more upper body injuries (as a result of falling on an outstretched …

Running

Running: basic steps to get ready for the marathon, injury free

Marathon training time. Everyone is asking what they can do to prepare for a marathon without risking injury, so we asked our resident running expert and physio, Silvia, what she would suggest: I would focus on 4 main elements: • Technique • Strength and conditioning • Balance • External factors: nutrition, sleep and stress 1) Technique If I was preparing …

podcast

Our top 10 inspirational podcasts

There are so many podcasts around (you name it, there is a podcast on it) and they are great to listen to while exercising, commuting or on the go. We have been known to listen to them while cleaning the house 😀. In fact, there are so many podcasts that it can be overwhelming to find one that you actually …

Meet the physio: Silvia

Please meet Silvia. She is one of our amazing and very qualified (see below ) physios. She kindly answered a few questions about herself and also gave us loads of advice for runners.   Where are you from and where did you study? I’m from Italy, specifically from Sardinia, the island with the most stunning sea of the world. I studied in …

Thoracic

Neck and lower back pain: keep your thoracic spine flexible

Where is the thoracic spine and what does it do? The thoracic spine is the middle section of your spinal column. It connects the neck and the low back and plays a fundamental role during each movement that we do and the postures that we keep. Like so many other modern-day problems resulting from work, people who spend hours either in …

The Ironman : behind the scenes with Will Tennent

We were lucky enough to catch up with Will Tennent, who is competing in the upcoming 2019 Ironman World Championship on the 12th October in Hawaii 🌊. An Ironman Triathlon (in case you don’t know) is a ridiculously hard event that is comprised of a series of long-distance triathlon races. It consists of a 2.4-mile (3.86 km) swim, a 112-mile (180.25 km) bicycle ride and …

Rugby

Bring on the rugby (world cup)!

We are in heaven. 6 weeks of uninterrupted, game after game of rugby. Yes, that’s right folks it rugby world cup time! Massive high fives all around. To get even more into the rugby mood, let’s talk about it. Rugby injuries seem like a good place to start . It makes sense that a contact sport like rugby has a …

Let’s talk sports massage…

We are pretty happy that Technique now offers sports massage as one of its services 🙌. Unfortunately there are no appointments available as our physio staff have taken all the slots. Just joking..  ..sort of 😉. Let’s introduce Chloe Crisp, our lovely Sports Massage and Remedial Therapist who is based at our brand new Bank location – in The Foundry gym. Chloe …

Technique physiotherapy is now at the NEW Foundry gym (Bank)

Have you heard of The Foundry gym? It is a pretty great gym (in fact it is so much better than pretty great!) and we are extremely happy to now be associated with them. Technique Physiotherapy have set up physio rooms in the brand new Foundry gym location at Bank which is now open for business 🙌 (see below for …