Fay Pedler News

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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Back Pain – is it serious? Part 2

Non serious back pain accounts for 90% of all reported cases of lumbar spine back pain and should resolve within eight weeks if managed appropriately.  Although painful and often debilitating you should consider managing your symptoms in the same way that you would...

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Back Pain – is it serious?

Back pain, lumbar spine pain, lumbago, mechanical back pain, non-specific back pain, simple back ache and slipped discs are all terms that can be used to describe painful symptoms emanating from the lower back or top of the buttocks. Often the pain experienced is...

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First blog!

And so it begins… The Physiotherapists here at Fay Pedler Physiotherapy clinic are excited to step into the world of on-line blogging. Our goal is to regularly share our knowledge and experience of treating patients with all manner of musculoskeletal conditions from...

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