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Here’s a couple of articles about different common conditions.

Work & School Bags

Poor choice or inappropriate use of a work or school bag, can lead to back, neck, headache & shoulder pain. In children especially, this can put them at risk of permanent spinal damage. When choosing a good school or work … Continue reading

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Tips for Driving in the Holidays

With trips to the snow or beach a popular holiday choice, it is likely that many of you will be stuck in your car or even on planes travelling long distances. Unfortunately, this is not good news for your lower … Continue reading

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Corns and Callus

Our feet play an important role in getting us around. When we walk or stand, our feet carry the burden of our body weight, as well as bearing the various pressures of movement & the constraints of footwear. Sometimes, pressure … Continue reading

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Exercise & your Mental Health

Do you have a history of depression or anxiety?  Are the winter blues getting you down?  Believe it or not, dusting off your runners and getting active – even in this cold weather – can have huge benefits on your … Continue reading

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Acute Wry Necks

Wry necks can be very debilitating & untreated can even restrict you to bed for a day or two. An acute wry neck is the sudden onset of severe neck pain accompanies by spasm of neck muscles which can cause … Continue reading

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Clear X-Ray doesn’t equal no problem!!

X-Rays are commonly used to assist in the diagnosis of musculoskeletal pain. They are the fastest, cheapest and most accessible imaging tool available, & can be useful in checking for fractures, osteoarthritis & severe osteoporosis, & for advanced forms of … Continue reading

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Acute Knee Injuries

Whether you play sport socially, professionally or not at all, a knee injury can put you out of action. An acute knee injury usually results from a sudden trauma. This may be anything from an awkward fall or collision to … Continue reading

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Have you noticed your balance isn’t quite what it used to be?

Here is a quick way to assess your balance at home.  Making sure you have a bench or stable surface next to you, try standing on one leg with your knee slightly bent – no holding on!  How wobbly were … Continue reading

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Acute Ankle Sprains

Ankle sprains are a very common injury in most weight-bearing sports & in other recreational activities. They also have a high rate of recurrence. Lateral ligament injuries are the most common injuries occurring in the ankle, largely due to the … Continue reading

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Is it old age, overweight or just the weather?

Many musculoskeletal conditions are often attributed to either old age, being overweight or even sometime because of the weather. As many of you know, here at Paddington Physio, we all loathe to attribute conditions to age. However, it is more … Continue reading

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Low Back Pain in Golf

Golf is a sport that retains its participants throughout their lifetimes. Low back pain comprises over half of all golfing injuries in the recreational golfer (McCarroll 1996). Females reported a lower incidence of golfing low back pain, with more wrist … Continue reading

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