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Stem Cell Therapy – The Future of Medicine? Part 2: Panama Aqui Venimos!

Following extensive research into the world’s leading stem cell clinics, my client and I chose to apply for treatment at the Stem Cell Institute in Panama City, Panama. After completing the online application and contacting the clinic directly on behalf of my client, in April 2018 we were successfully accepted for a treatment protocol [...]
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Stem Cell Therapy – The Future of Medicine?

I continually profess that my approach to Physiotherapy is different from the traditional model used here in the UK. The assessment process I use and the detailed questioning of my clients’ history, combined with the background research into their symptoms and ailments, often leads to solutions being found that are ‘outside the [...]
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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 [...]