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Shockwave Therapy

What is Shockwave Therapy? Extra-corporeal Shockwave therapy (ECSWT, often just referred to as Shockwave therapy, is a non-surgical treatment that works by delivery impulses of energy to injured tissue. It is often used for tendon pains and conditions like plantar fasciitis. By delivering energy impulses blood flow to the painful area is increased which can […]

Bone Stress Injuries

What is a stress fracture? Stress fractures are small cracks or breaks in otherwise healthy bone, typically related to overuse and related to repeated impact on the bone. They mainly occur in weight bearing bones – typically the shin and foot. Stress fractures are ‘fatigue-induced’ fractures due to repetitive stress over time rather than a […]

What is Physiotherapy?

What is Physiotherapy? What does it treat? Physiotherapy helps patients in the following ways: Re-learningnormal movement and functionfollowing injury or the onset of pain due to a variety of causesincluding sporting injuries, accidents, postural problems, pregnancy,repetitive strain issues and age related changes. Theyuse exercise, education, advice and ‘hands on’ manipulation or manualtherapy techniques. Helppeople of […]