Fay Pedler News

Patient Experience

We often see patients who are not satisfied with the level of service they have received from local healthcare providers.  Our number one priority at Fay Pedler Physiotherapy is to actively listen to each and every patient throughout their course of treatment.  All...

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Regular Exercise

Regular weekly exercise – If you make it fun, it will get done! To remain in good health or to get yourself back to good health following a period of convalescence or laziness, adults are advised to undertake weekly physical exercise that incorporates both aerobic...

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Meet Duncan

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 one of Fay Pedler Clinics’ owners, Duncan. What is your background? Originally from Somerset I moved to Devon to...

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Sea Farers Blog

Friday 19th July.  Fay Pedler clinic was invited to attend the SEAFIT open day at Plymouth Docks down on Sutton harbour. Myself and practice manager Shula Codd (it was written in the stars!)  were excited to attend to meet the hard-working fishermen and support staff...

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Yoga Can Help Many Medical Conditions

Yoga is a practice originating in ancient India. There is a modern identification of yoga as a physical practice but this is a small part of an integrated approach to improved health. Yoga is holistic in nature and encompasses; asana, the physical practice and poses...

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Is it Sciatica?

Sciatica is an umbrella term primarily used for buttock and leg pain when other conditions have been ruled out for example hip or knee arthritis.  Sciatica may or may not be accompanied with lower back pain.  The Sciatic nerve is the largest and longest nerve in the...

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Why Wait For A Total Knee Replacement

What is osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis commonly affects the weight bearing joints of the ankle, knees, hips, pelvis and spine however, can also be developed in the shoulders, elbows, wrist and thumbs.  A healthy joint is made up of two bones which serve to move on...

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Desk Posture

How to be comfortable at your desk when working endless hours! – A view from the PM! Helpful tips for recognising posture and staying happy at your desk all day which I follow myself.  I also attend the Pilates class held at the clinic to improve my posture and keep...

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Pilates at Fay Pedler’s

The Importance of Exercise There is an abundance of research available from the health community reporting the positive effects exercise has on reducing risks of major illnesses for example high blood pressure, diabetes and stroke. Exercise helps maintain a healthy...

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PLANTAR FASCIITIS – Foot pain?

What is it? The plantar fascia is a thick supportive band of connective tissue on the sole of your foot. It can become overloaded, over stretched or compressed which leads to inflammation and thickening of the fascia causing pain when walking, standing, queuing and...

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Anyone for Tennis?

Advice on how to avoid and treat tennis elbow Spring is upon us and as the weather warms up we become more active increasing outdoor hobbies, increasing the time spent on these hobbies and undertaking work previously set aside for the better weather. Muscles and...

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