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NHS Worker Ends Knee Pain With Private Physiotherapy

NHS Worker Ends Knee Pain With Private Physiotherapy

This month’s patient success story is about an NHS worker, Bridget, who felt her knee ‘pop’ during a busy shift at work, leaving her in a lot of knee pain. After receiving physio treatment at Paul Gough Physio Rooms, Bridget is no longer in any pain and her quality of life has gone back toRead More…

Is Water Aerobics Good For You?

Is Water Aerobics Good For You?

Getting into exercise, and staying consistent with it, can be a test for anybody, especially for people struggling with their mobility. So… what options do you have? Water aerobics is a fun option to try! Whether you’re a pro at exercising or just seeing what might be right for you, water aerobics could be aRead More…

What Are The Signs Of Sciatica Improving?

What Are The Signs Of Sciatica Improving?

Sciatica is something that many of our patients at Paul Gough Physio Rooms suffer with, but how do you know when your sciatica/sciatic pain is improving? For lots of people, sciatic pain can be some of the worst pain they’ve ever felt. When sciatica is at its worst, relief can seem unlikely and nothing willRead More…

Why Do My Joints Click?

Why Do My Joints Click?

Clicking joints is something that concerns many of us, especially the patients at Paul Gough Physio Rooms… But what is the cause of it and why does it happen?   A joint that decides to ‘pop’ or make a clicking sound can sometimes feel worrying, especially as you get older. I’m sure that we’ve allRead More…

What Do I Do When I Pull A Muscle?

What Do I Do When I Pull A Muscle?

At Paul Gough Physio Rooms many of our patients are surprised to hear about how easy it can be to pull a muscle… especially when you do something as simple as sneezing!   Have you ever pulled a muscle?  Chances are you have… and when you do, believe me, you’ll know about it!   Most people, including myself, don’t realise how detrimental pullingRead More…

Is Sitting Really That Bad For You?

Is Sitting Really That Bad For You?

Sitting for long periods of time in slouched positions is the number one cause for back, neck, and shoulder pain for people who visit Paul Gough Physio Rooms.   Sitting is a habit that each of us do every single day.   We sit on average, for nine hours a day and that’s without considering the amount ofRead More…

How to Improve Posture For a Healthy Back

How to Improve Posture For a Healthy Back

A lot of people, including our patients at Paul Gough Physio Rooms, often underestimate the power of great posture, why your posture is so important, and the endless benefits it can have on your lifestyle. For most people, their time is more than likely spent sat at a desk or in their car driving, stoodRead More…

Why Does My Sciatica Cause Pain Down the Back of My Leg?

Why Does My Sciatica Cause Pain Down the Back of My Leg?

Since the easing of restrictions, we’ve been seeing lots of patients in Paul Gough Physio Rooms with extreme back pain caused by sciatica, with a pain shooting down the back of their legs.   Do you get a shooting pain down the back of your leg? This pain could be sciatica. Our Senior Physiotherapist, Jonny,Read More…

Retired NHS Nurse Chooses Private Physiotherapy To Help Her Sciatica – And Take Up Dancing!

Retired NHS Nurse Chooses Private Physiotherapy To Help Her Sciatica – And Take Up Dancing!

This month’s patient success story is about a retired NHS nurse from Peterlee, who needed help with sciatica. Our patient Barbara is now again able to get back to her day-to-day life without depending on prescribed painkillers, after receiving expert health advice and physiotherapy treatment from Paul Gough Physio Rooms.   “After months of waiting for healthcare and being allocatedRead More…