Updated: Thursday 19 November 2020

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: Thursday 19 November 2020

Do you shy away from the gym for fear of damaging your joints? Here’s why you needn’t be worried.

Updated: Thursday 12 November 2020

Back issues are extremely common. Research reveals that 4 in 5 adults (that’s 80%) experience the discomfort and distress of back pain. Despite what you may think, resting won’t help your back recover. Being inactive leads to stiffer joints, and sitting for long periods compresses them further, potentially causing more pain. You need to keep your spine active in order for the joints to stay limber. That’s why exercise is commonly advised as one of the best ways to help prevent and manage most back pain.

Updated: Thursday 12 November 2020

Back pain will affect a third of us this year. Nuffield Health Physiotherapy Lead, John Taylor, busts four popular myths about cause and treatment.

Updated: Monday 9 November 2020

Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) affected over half a million workers in 2017. Arm yourself with the best knowledge to tackle them if you're affected.

Updated: Monday 9 November 2020

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 23 October 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: Thursday 3 September 2020

Chronic pain can make you think that life may never be ‘good’ again. But small adjustments can help you cope with it and live positively with long-term pain.

Updated: Thursday 3 September 2020

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. Paul Kennedy highlights five signs that you may need physiotherapy.

Updated: Wednesday 2 September 2020

Exercise is crucial to building stronger joints, even if you already experience pain. Try these clinically approved exercises for people with joint pain.

Updated: Monday 6 July 2020

When working from home, follow these simple steps to maintain a healthy workstation.

Updated: Tuesday 21 April 2020

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

Updated: Wednesday 15 April 2020

Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist Robin Higginson recommends a series of morning stretches to relieve back pain and keep it at bay.

Updated: Tuesday 14 April 2020

Many of us can spend 40 hours or more every week working at a computer, whether at the office or at home. The long term effects of sitting for so long can be detrimental to your posture (and your health in general).

Updated: Tuesday 10 March 2020

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 14 January 2020

A deformity in Derek's hip threatened his mobility, lifestyle and happiness. This is his story of conquering his condition, with a little help. Derek lives life to the full, he always has. “For me it’s so important to keep flexible and mobile,” he says. At 73 years old he’s fitter than many men half his age, doing two hours of exercise a day and practicing yoga and Pilates regularly.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Physiotherapy helped former dancer Terrie to walk without a wheelchair again, but it also did so much more.

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

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

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

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