Category Archives: Physiotherapy

Book an appointment

Read More

Massage- What is it and why is it so great?

Our ‘First Class’ Physiotherapists have been especially busy this week providing relaxing and remedial massages for our patients. We decided what better time to describe what massage is and what it can do to help you in our latest blog! What is massage? Massage has been around for hundreds of years as a means of using […]

Read More

Acupuncture – how does it work? And will it cure Man-Flu?

A lot of people ask us about acupuncture. Not only the obvious things like: Does it hurt? How big are the needles? But also, How does it work? And, Will it help my sciatica/mood/tight muscles? Sensible questions all round! Here, we try to provide some (mostly sensible) answers. Watch out for the science (anyone else […]

Read More

Ankle sprains – what can we do?

Ah, beautiful day, isn’t it? And what lovely scenery/pavement in Glasgow. Do watch that kerb tho… Oh. Are you ok? Just going to walk it off? No? No. That looks sore, and it’s starting to swell already. Oh dear. Sound familiar? One of our previous blogs (here) covers the anatomy and first aid for twisted […]

Read More

Foam Party

What is foam rolling? Foam rolling is used more and more as a tool which allows self myofascial release. In other words it is being used as an aid for self-massage to release muscle tightness (trigger points) and to target the damaged fascia of the muscle.   So what is the fascia? Fascia covers and […]

Read More

New services for runners and cyclists

We have been working hard over the last few months planning some exciting new services for all you keen runners and cyclists out there. In the clinic we see a number of patients who sustain injuries through their sport which stops them from participating for a period of time. As physiotherapists we consider prevention just […]

Read More

It’s a frozen shoulder… isn’t it?

The pitfalls of self-diagnosis Ever had a little niggle that just doesn’t seem to go away? Did you give it a name (and I’m not talking Gertrude or Bobby), like “frozen shoulder” or “arthritis”? It’s easy to self-diagnose a problem, especially if you’ve had similar pain before or you know someone with the same symptoms. […]

Read More

Referral scheme – helping you save money!

Have you heard about our referral scheme? For every new client you refer to us, you’ll receive £5 off of a treatment (and they’ll get £5 off their first session too). It can be for any kind of treatment at the clinic – physiotherapy, rehabilitation, massage (even the lovely hot stone massage!) So what are […]

Read More

All you need to know about… muscle cramps

We’ve all had them. Whether it’s a calf in the second half of a football match,  your fingers after writing or typing all day or toes in the middle of the night (just me?), cramp is something we’ve all experienced. But what causes it? What’s the best way to get rid of it, and how […]

Read More

Stretching – to do or not to do?

Ask anyone involved in any kind of sport or exercise if they stretch and you’re likely to hear one of 2 answers: “Yes, religiously” or “No, not as much as I should!” So what should we be doing and when should we be doing it? Well, in this blog we’ll have a look at when […]

Read More