Hop, Skip and Jump

Hop, Skip and Jump

When am I ready to return to sport? How do you know you are ready to return to sport following a lower limb injury or surgery? It is one of the most important but difficult questions that we are asked by patients.  One way to answer this or at least give some...
Physical and mental wellbeing.

Physical and mental wellbeing.

 I recently asked (via email) my physiotherapy colleagues at the Fay Pedler Clinic a simple question: “What is the single most important element of physical and mental well being?” The responses I received; to what was certainly not a simple question were,...
Why do Physiotherapists use Plyometrics?

Why do Physiotherapists use Plyometrics?

The original name for plyometric was jump training which was a training method first recognised in the 1960’s when Russian athletes achieved great track and field success at the Olympics. The term Plyometric was not used until an American athletic coach studied the...
Green Gym

Green Gym

As we start a ‘New Year’ many of us will have set ourselves New Year resolutions and for a lot of people, these will focus around health and wellbeing. Back in October 2019, the clinic posted an article on the benefits of regular exercise on both physical and mental...