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Helpful therapy articles about pain

Tim Humphries

Physiotherapy and Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Physiotherapy and Pain The most common reason for people seeing a Chartered Physiotherapist is pain. This can be of sudden onset resulting from an injury, for example, or commonly for no apparent reason. The problem with pain that ‘just came on’ is that it is very frustrating as we are unable to rationalise why it hurts and,... [read more]

Tim Humphries


Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Pain - A diagnosis or a collection of influences When people suffer with pain, particularly when there is no obvious trigger, there is, naturally, a worry that the underlying problem could be serious. To reduce this concern we look for a diagnosis that allows us to rationalise why we are suffering but also to help us to... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Osteoarthritis and Joint Pain    Many people suffer with joint pain and stiffness, especially as they get older, and osteoarthritis is a very common problem that can be very debilitating. It is a condition that can affect any joint of the body but it is the weight-bearing joints, such as the knees, hips and spine, that are often... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Low Back Pain - a physiotherapy perspective

Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Low Back Pain – a physiotherapy perspective Low back pain is something that most adults will experience at some point in their lives. For some it may be a mild episode lasting a few days and others severe and lasting months. What is common to both is that, far more often than not, there is no obvious... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Knee Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Knee Pain                   The knee joints are the largest joints in the body and are put under a huge amount of pressure over a lifetime. They have to carry full body weight to allow all the activities that we take for granted, such as walking, climbing, bending and kneeling. In activities such as squatting, for example, there is... [read more]

Tim Humphries

Acute Pain

Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Acute Pain                    The term ‘acute’ refers to pain and symptoms that have only been present for a matter of days. As opposed to ‘chronic’ symptoms that have been felt for weeks, months or longer. Neither of these terms indicate the degree of pain being felt as both can be mildly or severely painful. Acute pain is often... [read more]

Tim Humphries


Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

Acupuncture Acupuncture used for the relief of pain has been used in China for over a thousand years but it has only been in the last 30 years or so that western medicine has really recognised the potential benefits. In the past 20 years much research has been carried out to understand how using a needle can... [read more]

Tim Humphries

A Pain in the neck

Posted by Tim Humphries

23 Days Ago

A Pain in the Neck?     Neck pain is extremely common and can affect anybody, at any age and at any time. The majority of sufferers will describe no injury and, those who are still of working age, will often have a sedentary occupation, such as working with computers. The term neck pain is not, in itself, a... [read more]

Debbie Stanton

Hypnotherapy explained in a nutshell

Posted by Debbie Stanton

82 Days Ago

Hypnotherapy has been practiced for a long time and used for anything from eliminating bad habits to relieving stress, pain, fear and anxiety. Hypnotherapy can change our minds to accept new, healthier habits or preferred responses by placing positive suggestions deep into the subconscious parts of our brains. Once out of trance, the subconscious then sends... [read more]

Laura Dalby

What is Soft Tissue Therapy?

Posted by Laura Dalby

364 Days Ago

Soft Tissue Therapy What is Soft Tissue Therapy? STT is the assessment, treatment and management of soft tissue injury, pain, and dysfunction of the musculoskeletal system. As a soft tissue therapist I will use deep tissue massage skills to treat you along with manual stretching, myofascial release and trigger point therapy. When do YOU need STT? STT can help you... [read more]

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