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Dealing with crisis and Tier 5
Dealing with crisis and Tier 5

Before I go into this blog I just want to wish everyone a safe and Happy New Year and thank everyone who has supported Spinalphysio over the last year. Thank you for complying with our infection control policy, your patience when we have asked you numerous questions...

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Buckets of wine
Buckets of wine

Here’s a question that’s bound to come up during a course of treatment. Why is it that sometimes I do something and it doesn’t hurt and I think I’m getting better and then I do the same thing again and it hurts. Have I re-injured myself? Am I getting worse? In very...

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What tomatoes teach us about pain
What tomatoes teach us about pain

Pain is clever. It learns. It is designed to protect us and is constantly analysing data to do so. Sometimes however it can do too good a job at protecting us and gives us unhelpful signals. So how does this happen and what do tomatoes have to do with it? As a child...

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Aches and pains that just won’t go away?
Aches and pains that just won’t go away?

The clocks have gone back, spring has finally arrived and there should be at least another hours daylight for us to enjoy and longer summer evenings to come and this weekend promises to be an atypical sunny bank holiday. We all love a bit of sunshine and it generally...

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A thing or two about back pain
A thing or two about back pain

10,000 cases and counting I noticed just before new year that a new patient I was assessing was the ten thousandth case since the clinic moved to a computerised notes system in 2010. I looked back to case 1 and low and behold case 10,000 and case number 1 were both...

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50:40:10 principle
50:40:10 principle

The three facts of life that govern your health.   Every day I get asked by a patient if their injury was as a result of something they did or was it a build up of problems. No matter what illness or injury you're dealing with there are 3 things that determine...

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Sports Massage Special Offer
Sports Massage Special Offer

Sports Massage 3 for 2!   For a limited time only we are offering 3 for the price of 2 on Sports Massage at Spinal Physio with our Sports Massage Therapist Sam Hills. Sam is a Level 5 Soft Tissue Therapist with a BSc (Hons) in Sports and Exercise Science. He...

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It’s just wear & tear – right???
It’s just wear & tear – right???

Most of us have heard this phrase either directly from a doctor trying to explain your problem or from someone you know who says "yeah, it's just a bit of wear and tear". But what does this mean. Is it accurate, is it a good thing or a bad thing and does it mean...

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Testimonials

Here are some of the things patients have had to say about our clinic and are happy for us to share with you.

"Kevin was very good at explaining why he was giving me specific exercises to do and talking me though how to do them. He was professional, approachable, made me feel at ease, and most importantly the exercises worked for me. I don't think there is anything he could have done better."

Anonymous

"Kevin quickly identified the problem and provided exercises that immediately made a difference. I had two appointments and didn't pressurise me at all to have further ones, which has been the case in the distant past with another practise, when I had back problems."

Anonymous

"Kevin is outstanding. Extremely clever at diagnosis and treatment. He instils great confidence and is hugely motivating. He also has a brilliant sense of humour! I have recommended him to numerous friends."

Anonymous

"I thought Kevin's patience and willingness to listen was very good. I think his ability to interact kindly with his patients is what makes going there such a pleasure."

Anonymous

"My Physiotherapist Kevin has been highly professional, very kind and down to earth. I received excellent treatment, clear and detailed explanation of the condition I got. The receptionist was also very kind and has excellent communication skills. Overall I am happy that I chose this clinic for treatment and I would definitely recommend this clinic to everyone."

Anonymous

"Kevin's explanations, demonstrations and comprehensive, accessible science talk are fantastic, and have resulted in me recommending him to scores of people."

Anonymous

"I felt that Kevin listened well, thought and analysed well, and decided on the best course of action that provided benefits to me both in the clinic and outside through exercises. He had a positive outlook that helped me to put my injury in context. I have no criticism"

Anonymous

"Kevin is superb and I can't fault him one bit. Fantastic team and I will definitely return for any further treatment."

Anonymous

"Thank you for watching my children while I had my treatment. It meant that I could do my whole course of treatment rather than only do one or two appointments."

Anonymous

"Always friendly, helpful service with a good range of appointment times"

Anonymous

"The Receptionist is exceptionally professional, welcoming and friendly. This sets the tone for the whole experience which is continued by the care team. Top Marks. Excellent."

Anonymous