3 Simple Things You Should Do Each Day To Ease Shoulder Pain

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Shoulder pain is one of the most common problems that we help people with here at Pro Sport Physiotherapy. Each year in the UK alone, around 1% of adults aged over 45 year experience a new episode of shoulder pain. It is estimated that upto 26% of the UK’s population experience shoulder pain at some…

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4 Simple Ways You Can Keep Active If You Have Recently Retired

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Typically, with retirement comes an increase in free time which is richly deserved and should certainly be thoroughly enjoyed. What this free time does mean is that you will have more time to focus on taking care of your health and being more active is just one way you can do that.   The positive…

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Why Your Body Is Stiff First Thing In The Morning

Why Your Body Is Stiff First Thing In The Morning

It is a common complaint we hear about in the clinic at ProSport Physiotherapy. All too often, customers ask us exactly why this is the case, We sleep on average anywhere from 5-8 hours a day (maybe more or less depending on your lifestyle). In that time our body is in a relaxed state and is…

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Top Tips to Keep Healthy on your Summer Holidays

Top Tips to Keep Healthy on your Summer Holidays

It’s getting to that time of year where many of our clients at ProSport Physiotherapy and even some of the staff members are looking to get away for a summer break. If this is the case then this blog is the perfect thing for you to read before you head away.   Whether you’re planning…

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Is Your Scar Affecting You?

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Scars can have a significant impact on how we move. Scar tissue is formed by trauma to the skin, muscle or fascia depending on the depth. The scar tissue restricts the tissues ability to stretch and slide.   Scar tissue is made up of collagen and is formed haphazardly unlike healthy tissue which is laid…

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ONE THING YOU SHOULD DO EACH DAY TO FEEL HEALTHIER & HAPPIER

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Have you ever wondered what the simplest thing for getting healthy is? Look no further, because once you’ve read this article you will know! A lot of patients we see are always on the look out for new ways to feel great, and to have a healthier lifestyle. This is especially common on the back…

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The Difference Between 3d Stretching and Static Stretching

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“I should stretch more” is something we hear everyday in the clinic. As we said in our previous blog stretching is important, however not all stretches are created equal! The standard stretches that most people know, like pulling your heel towards your bum to stretch your quads, don’t quite make the cut here at ProSport,…

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Is Stretching Important?

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Stretching is one of those things that we could all do more of. When we get that 10 minutes of free time, we usually gravitate towards a coffee and a rest rather than a stretch! But stretching is important for a number of reasons: It Maintains, and Improves, Joint Range of Movement This works at…

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Does Your Child Snore?

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Is snoring a problem? A child’s snoring may seem cute or even funny, but if your child is a regular snorer (every / most nights) it may be a sign that they are not breathing as efficiently as they should and it could be affecting the quality of sleep that they are getting. What is…

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Nasal vs Mouth Breathing

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The aim of this blog today is to give you some well documented health benefits of breathing through your nose, as opposed to breathing through your mouth. As Patrick McKeown, author of The Oxygen Advantage best puts it, “Noses are for breathing, Mouths are for eating” Mouth breathing is synonymous with what we like to…

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