My 3 favourite things about being a mobile physio

I have now been working as a mobile physio for almost a year and a half. This has come after 10 years of working in private practice in the setting that most of you are familiar. It was all I

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How long does it take to strengthen my muscles?

When I am helping someone to recover from an injury or to improve their strength, I am often asked “how long will it take for my strength to improve”? The answer to this question depends largely on why (and whether)

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3 reasons you didn’t like Pilates (and why you should give it another go!)

Word is well and truly out that Pilates is good for us. It offers so many benefits, from improved strength & flexibility to enhanced coordination, body awareness and posture. So why isn’t everyone doing it? Well sometimes just knowing something is good

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When can I run after having a baby?

When I was pregnant with my first, I used to get insanely jealous whenever I would see someone running. It’s not that I was a big runner before pregnancy, but for some reason watching someone do something that I couldn’t turned

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Which mattress should I buy?

This is one of those questions I am asked a lot! You might remember I gave my top tips for choosing the right pillow here, but picking the right mattress can seem even more daunting. This is because they are

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Why am I dizzy?

One of my toddler’s favourite things to do at the moment is to spin around and around until he makes himself dizzy. It always make me a bit uncomfortable, mostly because I’m worried he’ll hurt himself in the aftermath, but

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Wrist Pain in New Mums

Being a new mum brings with it many challenges: recovering from a birth, sleep depravation and finding a ‘balance’ are just a few! Why not throw a bit of wrist pain into the mix?  ’Baby wrist’ is something I’m seeing

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Truth bomb: We don’t always know what is causing your pain!

When you have pain or discomfort, it is perfectly natural to seek answers. You might see your choice of health professional and ask: ’What is wrong with me? Why has this happened? How can I fix it?’. This is because

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Physiotherapists who treat women vs ‘women’s health’ physios – what’s the difference?

If you have ever had experience with more than one type of physio you might know that the profession encompasses a variety of specialty areas. Like medicine, it is important to seek out the right professional with the right set

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Should I crack my own back?

Cracking your knuckles / back / neck (or whatever tickles your fancy) can feel oh so good. But is it any good for you or should you be avoiding it all together? What happens when you crack a joint? Self-manipulating

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