Category Archives: Physiotherapy

How Physical Therapists Can Offer Effective Pre-Christmas Discounts

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How Physical Therapists Can Offer Effective Pre-Christmas Discounts

In our society, it’s all too easy to let Christmas take over our lives in late autumn and turn productivity to mush. But there’s no reason to endure the pre-Christmas slowdown in client enquiries. This is a perfect time to capture their attention with great offers.  

Allied Health Professionals and Rehabilitation in the Post-Covid World

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Allied Health Professionals and Rehabilitation in the Post-Covid World

Illness is difficult enough as it is and it would be nice to think that the moment our bodies have rid themselves of disease, we’re up and ready to get back to our lives. Except that is so rarely the case, as every allied health professional knows.

Even the common cold can leave us feeling tired and sluggish once it’s packed its bags and moved onto the next person. Flu can be debilitating and cancer can have physical and mental effects lasting years after it’s been ousted from our person.

Why Resistance Bands are a Perfect Tool to Keep Seniors Active

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Why Resistance Bands are a Perfect Tool to Keep Seniors Active

As thousands of seniors who were previously shielding come out of lockdown, many may feel the effects of lack of movement more significantly than ever before. It’s not only those shielding either, many seniors will also have been either working from home or have hardly left in four months.

Without the movement and exercise that may have previously kept seniors active, many may be suffering significant pain, discomfort, stiffness and inflexibility as a result. Physios, masseuses, acupuncturists and osteopaths might see an uptick in appointment requests from previously healthy individuals, now seeking help.

How You Can Use Personal Protection Equipment and Sanitisers

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How You Can Use Personal Protection Equipment and Sanitisers

It’s clear – the pandemic isn’t going anywhere. No matter what the current situation is, there are steps that each and every one of us can take though, in both our personal and professional lives. These steps help reduce the risk to ourselves and to others. It’s not just Covid-19 that gets stopped by good hygiene practices either – when was the last time you had a cold?

New Support and Appreciation for Allied Health Professionals through the AHP Hub

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New Support and Appreciation for Allied Health Professionals through the AHP Hub

As many AHP services have paused during the pandemic, we are all feeling their absence.
The Royal Society for Public Health has recently launched an online hub for AHPs. On it, you can read blogs, keep abreast of COVID-related developments, access training and read relevant studies.

Could You Offer Physiotherapy Placements?

Could You Offer Physiotherapy Placements?   Covid-19 has scuppered even the best-laid plans and physiotherapy trainees have suffered a serious pause in their education. If you work as a physiotherapist, you’ll remember (fondly, hopefully!) your placements. Helping to not only train students in patient-facing settings, physio placements also help students work out which area they […]

Not So Simple: Understanding How Hand Sanitiser Works and When You Should Be Using It

Not So Simple: Understanding How Hand Sanitiser Works and When You Should Be Using It   Ah, the beloved anti-bac, tiny bottles of magic that linger in the bottom of our bags whenever we go on holiday, out for a picnic or, let’s face it, to the bowling alley. Since early 2020 though, hand sanitiser […]

Powerful PPE: What’s the Deal with Face Masks?

Powerful PPE: What’s the Deal with Face Masks?   This article contains guidance in relation to an evolving situation. Click here for the latest UK government coronavirus advice and here for the latest WHO advice.   Whilst guidance is changing continually in regard to the COVID-19 pandemic, one thing is for sure: understanding and knowing […]

Building a Flexible Career in the Health and Fitness Industry

Building a Flexible Career in the Health and Fitness Industry   Once upon a time, having a personal trainer was something only celebrities would consider. A gym membership meant access to a weight room and a few treadmills. Exercise classes could be counted on one hand. Working in the health and fitness industry was rigid. […]