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The Olympic legacy

The Olympic legacy

So, Rio has come and gone! The Olympics were fantastic for Team GB and the Paralympics will be well underway by the time you get this. We’ve all been left quite amazed at the achievements of these fantastic athletes; their commitment is incredible. What has it actually left us with? A desire to ignite a […]

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Top tips for canoe and kayak paddlers

Top tips for canoe and kayak paddlers

  How to avoid injury and enhance performance Following the great success of Team GB’s Canoe Slalom and Sprint Teams at the Rio Olympic Games 2016, our new Richmond Physiotherapy team member Joe Coakley (Physiotherapist for British Canoeing – Junior & U23 Sprint Canoe Team) identifies common injuries in canoe and kayak athletes and suggests […]

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Golf Crazy

Golf Crazy

As physiotherapist and a keen golfer I am often asked by patients “What can I do to my swing to help me hit the ball further?” or “I’ve got this pain in my shoulder during my back swing; what can I do to make it go away”? The biomechanics of a golf swing can often […]

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How to avoid tennis shoulder pain

How to avoid tennis shoulder pain

At Richmond Physiotherapy we see a variety of tennis related injuries but the more ‘chronic’ complaints are far more frequently reported in the upper limb. Of these, tendon related issues are the most common source of pain – the dreaded tennis elbow being the more renowned example. However, shoulder issues appear almost as troublesome and […]

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Vitamin D

Vitamin D

We are given a lot of information in the public domain about the correct levels of this Vitamin and supplements available. As physios we are concerned about the deficiency effects on healing times after surgery or injury so lets explore the issues and the data! At Richmond Physiotherapy we often have post-operative patients who have […]

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The tortoise and the hare

The tortoise and the hare

By the end of January, physiotherapists up and down the country will be seeing lots of patients with overuse injuries. Why? Beware the Full On New Year’s Fitness Campaign! ‘Too much too soon’ can cause you injury and put you out of action for three months or more. Why? Because your soft tissues are not […]

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