Recovery phases for post-op ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) repair

06th May 2020

ACL reconstruction is a very common surgery to repair a ruptured ACL. Traditionally, rehabilitation and process to return to sport has been predominantly time based. Meaning at certain points post op, rehab was progressed. However, with literature reports re-rupture rates on the operated leg from 6-25% (Simon et al, 2005), and the opposite leg ranging from 2-20% (Walden et al 2006, Wright et al, 2007) it became evident time since surgery alone is not enough to ensure safe return to sport.

Sitting Posture and Pain

05th May 2020

Written by Rob Walsh, MSK Physiotherapist

Incorrect posture has long thought to be causes of pain in a variety of settings. Most commonly seen in office working staff, this is a regular presentation we see at the clinic. We wanted to right this blog to let you know what the most recent literature says, debunk some unhelpful myths and let you know how you can beat this pain.

What does the evidence say?

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What’s the Difference Between Osteopaths and Physiotherapists?

14th June 2021
People often ask us the difference between osteopath and physiotherapist as there’s lots of potential overlap! Here is our detailed answer on this topic.
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Shoulder problems: why your core & pelvis could be causing them too

15th April 2019
If you’ve ever had shoulder problems, you may well have heard professionals tell you how intricate and complicated it is to assess and treat. Find out why.
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Can emotional stress cause lower back pain? - White Hart Clinic

25th March 2019
The answer to "Can emotional stress cause lower back pain?" is YES. Stressful events, depression emotional triggers and low job satisfaction cause flare-ups.

Golf: A Ryder Cup Warm Up

17th September 2018

Written by: Sabrina Rambohul (Osteopath)

Most, if not all, top golfers pride themselves on conducting a thorough warm-up routine before hitting the course.

Unfortunately, a few practice swings just don’t cut it anymore, especially if you can only get on the course a few times a month and want to be at your best. The best way to prepare the body for golf is with continuous dynamic stretches. Here are some of the best golfing warm up exercises to help you do just that.

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Some Handy Tips on Winter Training

18th December 2017
In this week's blog post, our Osteopath Caitlin Perrett takes you through some handy tips on training during the winter months; how to keep yourself motivated and essential pointers to avoid injury.

Keeping safe and comfortable at work: A quick guide to desk ergonomics

04th July 2016

In this week's blog post our osteopath Francesca Yates shares a quick guide to desk ergonomics.

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How to Avoid Ski Injuries

23rd December 2019
Skiing is one of the saving graces of winter. So here's how to avoid ski injuries and return feeling invigorated (with just a hangover at most).
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Sitting Health Risks Are Not Bigger Than Standing Up!

10th November 2015
Sitting health risks lie mainly in the absence of movement rather than the time spent sitting. So here are our tips to relieve any tension/stress.
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