Neck Headache / Cervicogenic Headache – how can physiotherapy help?

What Causes Headaches in the Back of the Head and Neck? A cervicogenic headache is a secondary headache caused by a problem with your neck/mid back joints and muscle tension. The good news is that by … Read More

Are you a horse rider and do you feel that your pelvis is out of alignment?

It might be your Sacroiliac Joint (SIJ)! The sacroiliac joint transmits load from your legs to your lower back via your bony pelvis where ideally most of the force is absorbed. During horse riding the movement … Read More

Knee Pain playing hockey – is it a cartilage (meniscus) injury?

Cartilage (meniscus) injury – can physiotherapy help? We see a lot of hockey players in our clinics who have twisted their knee and torn their cartilage (meniscus), but also other sports players such as football, cricket … Read More

What can I do to ease my lower back pain when playing bowls or tenpin bowling?

Back pain and bowling We are seeing more and more people who bowl at our Havant and Rowlands Castle Physio, Sports therapy and Sports massage clinics. The common complaint is lower back pain due to repetitive … Read More

My achilles tendon hurts when playing netball, what can I do to help?

Achilles Tendinopathy – self help exercises What is Tendinopathy? If the load we put on a tendon is too much and we continue to do this frequently then the amount of tissue breakdown starts to exceed … Read More

Muscles Strengthening Exercises for Sailors

Why strength training is important for sailors With our clinics based on the south coast, we often see patients form the local sailing communities. I was lucky enough to be a Physio at the London 2012 Olympics … Read More

Wrist Sprain – Self Help Exercises for Badminton Players

Wrist Pain Are you a badminton player suffering from pain around your wrist? We will be sharing some self help exercises to improve movement, strength and reduce discomfort around your wrist in this blog. We will … Read More

My neck and shoulders ache after sailing, what can I do?

Neck and Shoulder Tension when Sailing We have recently seen an influx of sailors presenting with neck and shoulder pain, with the sailing season in full swing we have been able to help ease tension aches … Read More

I can’t play tennis because my elbow is too sore

Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylosis)? Tennis elbow is the most common cause of all elbow symptoms. It affects 1-3% of the population It is more common in individuals older than 40 years of age. It is pain … Read More

I twisted my ankle playing rugby, what can I do to help it recover?

Ankle / ATFL Sprain 1 in 7 rugby injuries are ankle sprains. We also see a lot of netball players and runners who go over on their ankles too. Anterior talofibular ligament (ATFL) sprain is an … Read More

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