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Help to overcome back pain

Monday, March 6, 2017

Understanding the truth about back pain Speaking at San Diego Pain Summit last month, Dr Peter O’Sullivan yet again reinforced the need for us to understand all of the many contributing factors to the chronic back pain that we feel. This helps us... Read More

Physio: Stay Active, Stay Healthy

Thursday, August 4, 2016

PHYSIOTHERAPY EMPOWERING ACTIVITY A huge part of Physiotherapy is empowering people to improve their activity levels. Recent literature suggests we are much more likely to have a positive impact on someone’s health by increasing their activity levels... Read More

Can pain be over treated ?

Wednesday, July 6, 2016

Are MRI scans over diagnosing back pain? Professor Peter O’Sullivan of recently discussed the potential over treatment of athletes with back pain. This can be applied to not just athletes but members of the general public who have ongoing... Read More

What factors could be affecting your back pain?

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

General health and immune function in chronic pain Let’s have a brief look at how our general fitness and health may be effecting our pain levels or our susceptibility to developing chronic pain. World renowned Chronic Pain Physician, Dr Kieran... Read More

Attention all people who are in pain!

Monday, July 4, 2016

If you have pain you have the right to be helped! Do you want to stop relying on the pain killers and avoid spinal injections and surgery, but don’t know how? These treatments rarely help chronic pain conditions and can even be detrimental to your... Read More

Struggling with hip pain or injury?

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Gluteal Tendinopathy In recent years there has been a great amount of research into tendinopathies, none more so than the tendons of the gluteal muscles. This is reported as the most common cause of lateral hip pain and is particularly prevalent in... Read More

Get your knees supported for the skiing season

Tuesday, November 24, 2015

Donjoy Knee Braces At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy we are proud to be Official Suppliers of Donjoy & Aircast products in Essex and the South East. We sell a wide range of the world’s best joint supports and braces for all your sporting and... Read More

Managing lower back pain

Monday, November 16, 2015

What is the best way to manage my back pain? Management of lower back pain has historically been done very poorly throughout the world. Check out this leaflet developed in Australia as a guide for patients who suffer from episodes of lower back pain. If... Read More

Reassurance about the onset of pain due to old age

Monday, November 16, 2015

Myths About Pain & Ageing It is commonly believed that pain is an inevitable part of getting older and that there is nothing to do about it except grit your teeth and deal with it. However, this article... Read More

Get some sleep!

Thursday, November 5, 2015

Sleep Drives Metabolite Clearance from the Adult Brain Published on Oct 17, 2013 A study by University of Rochester Scientists in the journal Science reveals that the brain's unique method of waste removal - dubbed the glymphatic system -- is highly... Read More

Time to think about Skiing!

Monday, November 2, 2015

With winter fast approaching it is time for us all to shift our focus towards the ski season. At Shepherds’ Physiotherapy in Great Dunmow, we are experts in preparing for the ski season. Prepare physically by booking in for one of our Ski Fit... Read More

Pain Perception & The Human Brain

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

A fantastic animation of the anatomy of Chronic Pain, posted by The Barral Institute. To find out the ways in which we can help you overcome your pain, be it chronic or acute,contact Shepherds’ Physiotherapy today on 01371 700 466 or by email.We are... Read More

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