Injuring yourself on the mountain can be a scary and frustrating time. Nuffield Health Senior Physiotherapist Andrew Letheren offers some sage advice for what to do if you take a tumble on the slopes.

Updated: Wednesday 14 September 2022

Published: Monday 9 November 2015

Rehab is something we’re all familiar with. Sporting injuries are common and require a programme of physiotherapy and sometimes medical attention to allow you to get back on track. It can be a lengthy and painful process. But a new practice is emerging, which allies itself to the mantra ‘prevention is better than cure’. The process is called ‘Prehab’.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Friday 19 June 2015

From ACL ligament injuries to shin splints, from muscles strains to tendon pain, injuries happen to even the fittest people at times. Dr Davina Deniszczyc, Medical Director at Nuffield Health, shares her top 5 tips for preventing and treating common injuries.

Updated: Friday 2 September 2022

Published: Friday 13 September 2019

MRI scans are among the safest medical procedures available yet some patients dread the experience. Here's our top tips for how to stay calm and get your scan.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Friday 15 January 2016

Physiotherapy isn’t a treatment reserved for elite athletes, or even for those recovering from an injury. In fact it can be used to improve your health in many surprising ways. Here are five signs that you may need physiotherapy.

Updated: Tuesday 7 June 2022

Published: Wednesday 9 September 2015

Physiotherapy and surgery aren't the only remedies for injury. Adapting your diet can help support a faster recovery too. Shirley Ward explains.

Updated: Monday 25 April 2022

Published: Tuesday 19 January 2016

Worried about an existing scar or how scarring will affect your appearance after surgery? Here’s our guide to healing well and reducing the appearance of scars.

Updated: Monday 14 June 2021

Published: Thursday 29 September 2016

Booking your first physiotherapy appointment can be daunting. John Doyle, Physiotherapy Lead at Nuffield Health, explains why physiotherapy has been proven to help people of all ages with the pain relief, healing and rehabilitation of most medical and surgical conditions.

Updated: Friday 28 May 2021

Published: Tuesday 4 June 2019

Many hernias won’t cause immediate pain or problems, but they can present a real risk if left untreated. Here’s how to spot a hernia and what to do next.

Updated: Wednesday 3 February 2021

Published: Monday 14 March 2016

Keith Eyres, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon, answers five common questions about knee pain to help you understand what’s wrong and give your knee the right treatment.

Updated: Tuesday 8 December 2020

Published: Friday 3 January 2020

Everyone has different pain tolerance levels, but if you're experiencing mild musculoskeletal pain, try practicing these natural techniques to improve how your body copes, without using painkillers.

Updated: Friday 23 October 2020

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

Exercise can be good for your health and your happiness, but can some exercise actually be bad for you? Our Head of Physiology, Jay Brewer investigates.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Monday 22 June 2015

Padua began ballet dancing at the tender age of two years old and was hooked. But after a brutal injury at just 18 she feared the career she had worked so hard for could be over before it even began.

Updated: Wednesday 16 September 2020

Published: Friday 28 August 2015

Preparing your body for a workout or running session is important to prevent injury.

Updated: Tuesday 21 April 2020

Published: Friday 20 January 2017

The back is one of the most commonly injured body parts so protecting it is vital to maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Using your own bodyweight, this workout will mobilise your upper back, shoulders and abdomen.

Updated: Monday 30 March 2020

Published: Monday 6 June 2016

Two knee injuries left Heather doubting she’d ever go back to her active lifestyle. But meeting with a Nuffield Health physiotherapist gave her the confidence to recover.

Updated: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Published: Tuesday 10 March 2020

Consultant Ear Surgeon Mr Sanjay Verma explains four things you should know about having your stretched earlobes surgically repaired.

Updated: Wednesday 26 February 2020

Published: Monday 26 September 2016

When rugby player Alice heard her knee pop she feared her dreams of playing at Twickenham were over. But all was not lost.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Wednesday 24 February 2016

Simon Webster was a rising star on the cusp of a promising Premier League career when injury brought his life crashing down around him. But his very recovery would teach him to turn his injury into an opportunity – and now he’s helping others get back on their feet.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Thursday 17 September 2015

Rugby player Ian struggled to even walk after a historical injury reared its head. But his recovery would help turn his lifestyle around.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Wednesday 19 August 2015