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Orion Family Physiotherapy Monthly Newsletters

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2015

  • January Newsletter
    Orthopaedic Surgery And Physiotherapy
  • December Newsletter
    Recognising and Managing Ankle Fractures
  • November Newsletter
    How Smoking Can Affect Tissue Healing
  • October Newsletter
    Positional Vertigo: Diagnosis and Treatment
  • September Newsletter
    Most people experience joint pain at some point in their lives, and many will assume that their joint pain is arthritis-related, especially as they get older. But what is arthritis?
  • August Newsletter
    Travel has almost become a necessity of modern life. Many people travel for work, and most of us travel for pleasure at least once per year.
  • July Newsletter
    Technology has changed our lives dramatically, and while it has made many difficult tasks much easier, it’s also made it much easier to be lazy.
  • June Newsletter
    For many of us, a typical day can involve hours of sitting in front of a desk. When you have a seemingly never-ending list of tasks to complete, your long-term health can be the last thing on your mind.
  • May Newsletter
    While there are many benefits to be gained from effective stretching, employing an improper technique can actually result in injury.
  • April Newsletter
    For many patients, deciding to have surgery following an injury can be incredibly difficult.
  • March Newsletter
    For someone suffering from pain, to be told “It’s all in your head” can be a frustrating experience.
  • February Newsletter
    Many people use the term Chronic to convey just how excruciating a pain is. However, what the term really means is simply that the pain has been there for longer than three months, even if it’s not very bad.
  • January Newsletter
    Need some inspiration for a worthwhile New Year’s Resolution that you might actually keep?

2014

  • December Newsletter
    There is no doubt that the human body can be very resilient. Short of regenerating new limbs, the body is capable of recovering from amazing amounts of damage, including broken bones.
  • November Newsletter
    Between adjacent vertebrae sit flexible discs that provide movement and shock absorption in the spine.
  • October Newsletter
    With so much public education about the dangers of sun damage, the last thing you’ll be expecting to be told is that you’re not getting enough sunshine.
  • September Newsletter
    Stroke is a leading cause of death worldwide. For stroke survivors, the long-term effects can be devastating for both them and their family.
  • August Newsletter
    We all know the importance of drinking more water in warmer months, however as the weather turns colder, it’s easy to forget to keep up your water intake.
  • July Newsletter
    Also known as muscle knots, trigger points are hyperirritable points in taut bands of skeletal muscle. It is thought that a small number of muscle fibers contract abnormally within a larger muscle.
  • June Newsletter
    The gym is not for everyone and the best way to stay committed to being active is to find an activity that you enjoy.
  • May Newsletter
    One of the most important features of physiotherapy rehabilitation is to restore something known as proprioception. Its a very special sense that you probably don’t even realise you have.
  • April Newsletter
    Being told to stand up straight is a rite of passage for most teenagers. New research is showing that there is more to gain from having good posture than just a healthy spine.
  • March 2014 Newsletter
    Muscle tears, ankle sprains, back pain, headaches and shoulder pain. These are all commonly treated physiotherapy problems.
  • February Newsletter
    Have you ever wondered why some people ‘just seem to lose weight’? Scientists have found that people who are constantly moving will burn more energy each day making weight loss easy without relying on the painful intense bouts of exercise at the gym that a re so easy to put off.
  • January Newsletter
    Have you ever visited your physiotherapist for shoulder pain and they started to treat your neck? Or have you had pain down the back of your leg been told that  it was actually coming from your lower back? Perhaps you have even heard of the strange phenomenon where amputees continue to feel pain in the place where their limbs used to be. If you have ever experienced something like this it can make you wonder if your mind is playing tricks on you.

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