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Lower Back Pain Part 1- What Causes Low Back Pain?

If you suffer from low back pain it must be because of a problem in your spine right? WRONG! Your Low Back Pain is the VICTIM of something else not working correctly … In my newest video, I explain why low back pain is usually connected to problems in completely different parts of the body. It’s why holistic physiotherapy is the [...]
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How Your Spine Works!

Low Back Pain? Keeps coming back or has hit you out the blue?! We will all suffer from it at some point in life and the traditional approach to treating Low Back Pain NEEDS to change because we as a human race are changing!! . We no longer move or use our bodies like we used to .. so conventional treatment is flawed!! . Check out the first of [...]
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Are you ‘Retirement Ready’?

Planning your retirement should be something to look forward to. The thought of returning to hobbies of the past or finally having a go at an activity you’ve always wanted to do can and should be an exciting prospect. However, if you’ve been sat behind a desk or steering wheel throughout your career you might be shocked to find your body [...]
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Stand straight and feel great!

Posture dictates emotion, emotion dictates posture Have you ever heard the saying “posture dictates emotion and emotion dictates posture”? Consider that for a moment and picture how difficult it is to stand tall and proud when you are feeling upset and sad. Alternatively, how hard it is to express happiness and vitality when you are [...]
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Is your shoulder screwing your knee alignment?!

If the knee is the victim – what’s the cause? My last blog implied that mechanical knee problems were secondary to something else in the body NOT working properly. Well, after publishing it, the very next day, I had the lovely Bibi come into the clinic for a ‘return to running’ screening assessment following the birth [...]
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Running: is it bad for your knees?

Running continues to be one of the UK’s most popular sports and for good reason. It’s a simple, accessible and time efficient form of exercise that suits the modern way of life. Part of the appeal is that enthusiasts only need to find the few minutes it takes to lace up and get out, in order to benefit from the fantastic [...]
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‘Everything you do, takes ALL of you’

  At Challenge Physio I pride myself in providing a different approach to the traditional Physiotherapy methods that many of you may have already experienced. So, to kick-off my new blog, I figured going back to the start would be a sensible way of trying to explain what this difference is. When I say ‘going back to the [...]