Fay Pedler News

Meet Karl

Meet Karl

What is your background? I was born in Sutton Coldfield (West Midlands - Someone had to be) and was always keen on football from a young age. Unfortunately, too much too young and poor management, so I hung the boots up and I developed a natural ability for Hockey,...

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Pain in the bottom

Pain in the bottom

In daily practice we often encounter patients who are suffering from ‘buttock pain’. A large majority of these patient have been diagnosed or self-diagnosed with piriformis syndrome or sacroiliac joint dysfunction often commenting that their ‘pelvis is out of place,...

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Meet Tracy

Meet Tracy

What is your background? Health & Safety Officer & a dental tool maker. What is your role at Fay Pedler Clinic? Receptionist. What are you most proud of? May family and my long relationship with my husband. What’s the best thing about being part of the Fay...

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Meet Anita

Meet Anita

WHAT IS YOUR BACKGROUND? After being educated in Devon at school and college, I moved to London and then USA. After my Son was born  I re-located back to Devon and then moved to Plymouth 6 years ago and haven’t looked back. WHAT AREAS HAVE YOU WORKED IN? I worked...

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Axillary Web Syndrome 

Axillary Web Syndrome 

Axillary web syndrome can happen after breast cancer surgery.  It is a side effect of the surgery particularly if you have had a Sentinel lymph node biopsy (SLNB) or axillary lymph node dissection (ALND).  Health professionals sometimes call it...

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Squats, Deadlifts, and Osteoporosis

Squats, Deadlifts, and Osteoporosis

Harry Gough Main points: Osteoporosis is a condition where bones become less dense, fragile, and weaker Around 1 in 5 women and 1 in 10 men have osteoporosis  Recommended calcium and vitamin D intake may help to reduce the risk of osteoporosis Aerobic exercise...

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Meet Annie

Meet Annie

We thought it may be nice to re-introduce some of the familiar faces here at Fay Pedler clinic and welcome the new ones to you also! Today we catch up with our newest receptionist Annie. What is your background? Born, raised and Educated in Plymouth, moved away for a...

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Kate’s Story

Kate’s Story

Patient Kate’s experience of FP Physiotherapy Kate has kindly shared her experience of attending the practice with an unexpected, untimely problem that threatened to derail her plans and goals.  Over to Kate….. “My name Is Kate, I am a keen runner, ecologist,...

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Twisted ankle

Twisted ankle

A twisted or sprained ankle injury occurs when the ankle joint is forced beyond its normal range of movement through a twist, roll or awkward turn.  The cobbles of the barbican, uneven pavements, sandy and pebbly beaches all present opportunities for ankle...

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