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Managing Stress for Safety - article 8

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Managing Stress for Safety At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we understand that for all of us our lives getting busier and more stressful. Some stress can be positive and motivational. But too much stress can lead to our brain struggling to cope. This can... Read More

The Social Brain - article 7

Thursday, December 7, 2017

The Social Brain At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we understand that our brains benefit from social interaction. Positive social interaction experiences make us feel good. Negative social interaction experiences make us feel bad. They can also trigger the... Read More

Conscious vs. Subconscious Thinking - article 6

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Conscious vs. Subconscious Thinking At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we understand that our brains make us who we are. It stores memories and all the experiences from our life. These memories then guide the way our brains feel emotions, sensations such as... Read More

Emotions and The Brain - article 5

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Emotions and The Brain At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we understand that Emotions within our brain can have both a positive and negative effect on how we feel and how we physically function. Negative emotions can change our behaviour physically and... Read More

Neuroplasticity - article 4

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Neuroplasticity At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we understand Neuroplasticity – the brains ability to learn and re-learn movement patterns, behaviour and sensations. The action of neuroplasticity can be applied to physiotherapy treatments to help... Read More

Limitations of The Brain - article 3

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Limitations of The Brain At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we understand that our nervous system controls everything we sense and do. However, sometimes there is too much for our brains to cope with. This can lead to dysfunctions within our body, causing... Read More

Areas of The Brain - article 2

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Areas of The Brain Continuing the theme of understanding our nervous system we must understand a bit more about the functioning parts of the brain. The brain controls our thoughts, feelings and actions. This allows us to breath, eat, walk and talk, the... Read More

Understanding The Brain - article 1

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Understanding The Brain At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we believe strongly that in order to successfully treat our clients we must have a deep level of understanding of the body and how it works. At the centre of all of us is our nervous system. Our... Read More

Sports Taping

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Sports Taping At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we use a variety of methods to help get you back on the court, pitch or wherever your sports take you, that bit sooner. One method we use which has had a lot of publicity over the last few years is taping,... Read More

Feldenkrais - live in your body with greater ease

Monday, December 4, 2017

The Feldenkrais Method® - Rewire, Grow and Improve. At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we are always looking to develop our therapists in a wide range of treatment approaches in order to further our understanding of the body and correction of... Read More

OA Reaction TriFit Web Knee Brace

Friday, December 1, 2017

SPORTS KNEE BRACE Shepherds’ Physiotherapy introduce to you, the all new OA Reaction TriFit Web Knee Brace recently released by Donjoy. It has been touted as the antidote to osteoarthritic knee pain. It uses many technologies to provide you with... Read More

Achilles problems

Monday, July 3, 2017

Achilles tendinopathy Achilles problems are common amongst runners and ramblers and it’s something we have seen a lot at Shepherds’ Physiotherapy. There has been a great deal of research into the management of tendons in the last few years... Read More

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