20 Mar

Postural Assessment

What                       Who needs a Postural Assessment? People often present with postural related pain. What this means is that often we spend many hours adopting one position, either for work or studying or with sports. If the posture is a static one, eg. at work […]

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20 Mar

How to maintain a healthy Achilles Tendon

Achilles pain is a common problem with runners of all levels. Often it can start as stiffness at the start of a run or the next morning. Occasionally it may flare up especially if you have tried to increase the intensity, volume or speed of your training. Achilles tendon is located from the heel. It can […]

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20 Mar

Foot Biomechanics and Orthotics at JYphysiotherapy

At JYphysiotherapy we offer a biomechanical assessment, this will consist of gait analysis (looking at walking patterns), and foot biomechanics. Often when treating someone presenting with a lower limb problem it is important that a clinician observes how the foot is moving. The feet provide a stable platform for the knees and the hips. If […]

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20 Mar

Post operative care

Surgery can be a scary option but on occasions it may be necessary. At JYphysiotherapy we are here to offer expert support and the best rehabilitation process. We work closely with surgeons, which helps optimise the success. There are many different procedures that can be treated and rehabilitated post-surgery at JYphysiotherapy, here are a few […]

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20 Mar

Patella Tendinopathy – pain at the front of the knee

Knee pain is very common both amongst sports people as well as those not so active. Working out what is the cause of your knee pain is the job of a specialised physiotherapist.  There are a number of structures that can cause pain around the knee and one is the patella tendon. The Patella tendon attaches […]

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20 Mar

Hamstring pain (pain at the base of your buttocks)

Hamstring pain has often been described as the ‘pain in the bum’. People often describe pain right on their sitting bone and can feel it when sitting on hard surfaces, bending, walking and taking their shoes off. It is often mistaken for sciatic pain or even the elusive ‘Piriformis Syndrome’ as it can travel down […]

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20 Mar

ACL Rehabilitation Programme

 Here is an ACL Rehabilitation Programme guide that you can follow to help you manage your rehabilitation effectively. Having your ACL repaired is a big operation but the work begins following the reconstruction.Its always best to work with a physiotherapist and use this information as a guide. 2 weeks AIMS Reduce Swelling – Cryo cuff […]

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20 Mar

Diastasis Recti- Restoration of Abdominal strength post-pregnancy

During pregnancy, the outer layer of abdominals separates to allow for your baby to grow. Normally this returns gradually after birth but, if you have had a particularly forward bump, the separation can be greater than normal and therefore needs help to improve. At JYphysiotherapy we specialise in helping women following their pregnancy, with a […]

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20 Mar

Pubic symphysis and Pelvic Girdle Pain (PGP) during pregnancy

Your Pubic symphysis is the front part of your pelvis. Pubic Symphysis pain in pregnancy can come about and the pain can be very uncomfortable for many women and can sometimes be very disabling. During pregnancy, you release a hormone called RELAXIN which prepares your body for labour, this hormone helps to loosen your ligaments […]

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20 Mar

Post-natal Ante-natal Back Pain

At JYphysiotherapy we see a good number of women who develop post-natal low back pain post pregnancy. This maybe because they had problems during pregnancy or perhaps before they fell pregnant. Often, over the months during pregnancy we reduce our exercise. Following the birth of our baby we then increase our bending and sitting times […]

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