Category Archives: Physiotherapy

3 Tips for Developing a Patient-First Clinic Website 

3 Tips for Developing a Patient-First Clinic Website 

There are numerous reasons why a prospective client might click away from your website and head to your competitor’s. But you can minimise that risk by creating a patient-first website that answers your audience’s questions clearly and honestly.

The Benefits of Using Massage Balls

The Benefits of Using Massage Balls

Shoulder knots and muscular tension are incredibly common, particularly during this time when we are doing less physical exercise. An increase in sitting and stress is also increasing tension, particularly around the shoulder and neck. How to solve it? Well, one way is to regularly use massage balls to work out those tender spots.

Resistance Bands – the One-Stop Shop for Home Fitness

Resistance Bands – the One-Stop Shop for Home Fitness

Another year, another lockdown. Whilst none of us want to live under the conditions the pandemic has placed us under, there’s no avoiding the fact that the situation won’t be going away imminently. For the millions of people who are spending months at home, this presents a major problem for physical health.  

Resistance bands are simple to use, affordable for everyone and come with a host of benefits. Read on to find out more.

APCP Survey: How Paediatric Physiotherapists Worked in the Pandemic

APCP Survey: How Paediatric Physiotherapists Worked in the Pandemic

Early on in the Covid-19 pandemic, the Association of Paediatric Chartered Physiotherapists created a survey to look into how their members were experiencing the first three months of the pandemic. The findings reflected the experiences of 472 members, around 20% of the membership. Whilst such reports would usually only be published in the APCP’s journal, they have made the decision to make this report available to all, as they believe it is of use and interest to the wider physiotherapy community.  

The Best Health Podcasts for Clinical Professionals and their Clients 

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The Best Health Podcasts for Clinical Professionals and their Clients 

Podcasts have become the resource for research and entertainment that we never knew we needed. Whilst books and were formerly the go-to resource for new information and industry interviews, podcasts have filled a gap none of us had even seen. Is there anything better than listening to a real conversation between two people? Podcasts allow us to get to know the specialists and experts in our fields, hear their tones and enjoy the accessibility of the information they have to teach. 

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?