Category: Rehabilitation

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Post Run Recovery

One of the year’s major marathon events has passed for another year. The London Marathon was held last Sunday (24/04/2016) and this week, every participant will be feeling each and every step of the hellacious 26 miles as they attempt to walk again. Naturally, they will all feel great immediately after their run as they’re still...

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Training or Physio? The Wobble Board Can Do It All!

Have you ever wondered what piece of fitness equipment is just as suitable for both a 6ft4” body builder and a 70-year-old recovering from knee surgery? Probably not, however there is an answer to that question and that is the wobble board! In this article we look through the uses and benefits of them. A Wobble...

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A Balance Trainer Will Give You A Stronger Core Than An Apple

A lot of people experience the same thing. They walk into the gym and can recognise 95% of the equipment in there. The treadmills, the exercise bikes, the weights and even the zany looking cross trainers. But wait a minute, what’s that over there?! Why does there appear to be a child’s space hopper cut in...

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Using a Stationary Exercise Bike to aid the Rehabilitation of a Knee Injury

When recovering from a knee injury many Physio Therapists will encourage you to use an exercise bike as part of your recovery. That is because it is the most common piece of fitness equipment available in physiotherapy centres across the U.K as this machine can help to increase and restore the knee joints range of movement,...

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Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation for Children with Walking Difficulties

There can be many reasons as to why a child may need to have physical therapy to help their mobility, balance, posture and co-ordination. It could range from something as simple as a broken bone to an ailment more serious like Cerebal Palsy. Children that have walking difficulties are normally identified from a young age and...

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On the Road to Recovery after a Knee Injury

After an operation or a fall it is very easy to remain idle and use the excuse of pain to prevent you from doing any light exercise. However trying to carry out normal daily activities is actually better for you and will help the healing process. The more you keep your knee or leg still the...