Going skiing for the first time? 7 tips to avoid getting injured while skiing by our sports physio in London

If you’re a complete newbie or haven’t done it in a long time, skiing is a hazardous sport that requires a lot of control and balance. Injuries are common and unpredictable, but with good training and attention, you will spend your winter holiday safely and have the best of times.

Here are a few tips to get ready for your ski trip and avoid injuries.

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Tummy bulge after pregnancy: how to treat diastasis recti?

Diastasis recti is defined as a separation of the abdominal muscles that move aside during pregnancy to make room for the baby. You can recognise it as your tummy sticks out eve months after losing your baby weight. Diastasis recti is actually a very common condition touching 2/3 women during pregnancy, and easily treatable in a few sessions with a women’s health physiotherapist.

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Pelvic floor exercises: the ‘dos’ and ‘don’ts’

Thanks to more and more newspapers speaking about pelvic floor exercises, awareness is now growing that women can fix their pelvic floor issues. But Kegel exercises are not the only pelvic floor rehabilitation exercises that exist.

New modern pelvic floor assessment techniques (like women’s health assessment or Mummy MOT) and new pelvic floor exercises based on hypopressive gymnastic, have proved to be more efficient and to target more precise areas of the pelvic floor.

Raising awareness in women is very important to us as many women have to live with the consequences of a weak pelvic floor, not knowing that it can be fixed with only few physio sessions with a women’s health physiotherapist.

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The ultimate guide to Lose weight, Detox, Tone your Body and Get Bikini ready fast with our physiotherapist after the lockdown

Due to the horrible COVID – 19, this 3 months’ lockdown hasn’t been kind to our bodies. During this lockdown the increase of stress, no access to the gym, increased consumption of food and mainly comfort food have been giving us a few extra pounds that we are not happy about. Now that the lockdown is over it Is time to lose weight, detox our body, get back into shape and get bikini – ready for the summer ahead.

Our Physiotherapist is also personal trainer and Pilates instructor and can help you lose weight and that little tummy that you want to see disappear. Read more

Online physiotherapy consultation

You would be surprised by the number of manipulations, exercises or stretching that you can do online with the guidance of your physiotherapist. If for any reasons you don’t have the possibility to come to the clinic or receive a home visit from your physio, online video treatment can have a huge impact in keeping your rehabilitation going and your recovery on track with regular video follow ups from your physiotherapist specialised in MSK, Pilates and/or personal training.

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Tips to help treat your tailbone (coccyx) pain

Tailbone pain, also known as coccyx pain or coccydynia, is defined by a painful sensation right at the bottom of the spine and above the buttock, where the bony structure of the coccyx is. The causes can be various: whether it is because of an overuse injury during a sports activity (cycling, rowing) or after a fall.

But it is also one of the most common pains in pregnant women. During the last trimester of pregnancy and because of the baby growing, ligaments surrounding the coccyx get loose to make more room, moving the coccyx. This is why more women are victims of tailbone pain than men. Plus, it can also happen during and after vaginal childbirth.

So what are the symptoms and how is it possible to manage tailbone pain?

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Give yourself all the chance to win your run and prepare to run the London marathon, other long runs or half marathons with a sports physiotherapist & osteopath

The London Marathon is one of the most exciting races to participate in. With over 35,000 runners at the starting line, it can be exhilarating and gruelling at the same time. Most of the work you need, in order to complete the race, is done in the months leading up to it. Correct preparation is key to your success and a personal trainer can help you stay focused on your goal. But most importantly, a specialised sports physio or osteo can help you recover faster from your training, help you with stretching and strengthening, work on your joints and back to minimise the impact of long running, and help you recover faster from eventual injuries in order to avoid missing your training for too long. Whether you are a beginner or seasoned runner, our team can help you get the best out of yourself.

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