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3 Examples of when a Physio Home Visit is Best

At Sutherland House, we have seen that in certain circumstances home visits can be a real-life solution for some physio patients, as a one-off or as a series of regular appointments. We understand that sometimes, often when you need a physiotherapist the most, it just isn’t practical to get to a clinic. In this blog … Continue reading “3 Examples of when a Physio Home Visit is Best”

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What is Cryotherapy? The Treatment Behind the Hype.

After experiencing the benefits of Cryotherapy for herself, physiotherapist Anna Steele-Finkelstein has brought her passion to Sutherland House. In this article, we explain a little more about the therapy and its benefits for physiotherapy patients, behind the media hype. Getting cold with Cryotherapy Cryotherapy means ‘cold therapy’ and uses liquid nitrogen, specialist equipment and a … Continue reading “What is Cryotherapy? The Treatment Behind the Hype.”

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7 Ways to Help Hypermobile Children Be Confident, Flexible People

Hypermobility syndrome can bring with it difficulties for children, their parents and care givers. However, there are techniques to manage the challenges for hypermobile children, support is out there and a positive future is a reality.  All children are different however these 7 tips are techniques we have found can really help to make confident … Continue reading “7 Ways to Help Hypermobile Children Be Confident, Flexible People”

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Why has Hypermobility become such a big problem nowadays?

Hypermobility has existed for generations, but has never been considered as a medical pathological condition. Even now older generation of doctors dismiss it and do not understand why flexible people need medical attention. What is Joint Hypermobility? Joint Hypermobility is a hereditary condition that features joints which are moving beyond the normal range expected for … Continue reading “Why has Hypermobility become such a big problem nowadays?”

Natural Boosts against Autumn Colds and Winter Snuffles

The summer is over, the weather turns colder and we begin to succumb to colds as well: we sneeze and cough, splutter and feel a bit of a sore throat. We shiver and fight the brain fog that descends on us. Our eternal enemy – the common cold virus – strikes again. A cure for … Continue reading “Natural Boosts against Autumn Colds and Winter Snuffles”

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How Low Light Laser Therapy Helps Chronic Conditions

Medical experts are looking again at the Healing Power of Light and Laser Therapy, as we understand more about the links between Sunlight and Health. The benefits of Low Light Laser Therapy are becoming more apparent to us. In the UK medical practitioners increasingly realise how we may be affected by our position on the … Continue reading "How Low Light Laser Therapy Helps Chronic Conditions"

Did You Have Medicine For Dinner Last Night?

What was on your dinner plate last night? As Hippocrates (born 460 BC) once said “Let food be thy medicine and medicine thy food” but are we really aware of what this means and how it translates into our everyday living? I was preparing dinner last night and was really pleased that my mashed potato … Continue reading “Did You Have Medicine For Dinner Last Night?”

A day in the life of a women’s health physiotherapist