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: Wednesday 17 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 9 September 2015

Celebrities like Davina McCall and Mariella Frostrup have recently raised the profile of all things ‘menopause’. It’s no longer a word you need to whisper under your breath to your girlfriends. It’s okay to admit you’re ‘going through it.’ It’s even something you can talk to your manager about if you’re having issues at work. Jo Dafforn, Clinical Lead for Pelvic Health Physiotherapy explains the lesser-known pelvic symptoms of menopause and how to ease them.

Updated: Monday 1 November 2021

Published: Wednesday 13 October 2021

Do you miss being part of a group and having a regular routine? As a member of Nuffield Health’s gym community, you’ll have access to a wide range of connected wellbeing services. These range from exercise classes and swimming lessons, to personal training and physiotherapy.

Updated: Wednesday 27 October 2021

Published: Monday 25 October 2021

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: Wednesday 6 October 2021

Published: Friday 13 September 2019

Do you shy away from the gym for fear of damaging your joints? You needn’t be worried. Exercise can in fact help to protect your joints, as well as relieve pain.

Updated: Thursday 16 September 2021

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

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 14 June 2021

Published: Wednesday 17 October 2018

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

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 29 April 2021

Published: Thursday 12 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

Published: Friday 19 June 2015

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: Thursday 12 November 2020

Published: Friday 26 May 2017

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

Published: Wednesday 10 October 2018

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

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

Published: Tuesday 2 October 2018

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

Updated: Monday 6 July 2020

Published: Monday 1 June 2020

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

Updated: Tuesday 21 April 2020

Published: Friday 20 January 2017

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

Updated: Wednesday 15 April 2020

Published: Wednesday 9 October 2019

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 14 April 2020

Published: Monday 18 May 2015

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

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 14 January 2020

Published: Thursday 14 May 2015

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

Updated: Tuesday 7 January 2020

Published: Thursday 16 June 2016