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Easy tips to improve flexibility

Easy tips to improve flexibility

Our physiotherapists always get asked for ‘easy tips to improve flexibility’, especially recently since lockdown restrictions have started to ease and people are able to get out and do more. Flexibility is something a lot of people struggle with, as muscles and joints getting stiffer and tighter. Flexibility is really important – it helps youRead More…

3 tips for easing back into daily exercise the right way

If you are thinking about starting to exercise again, we’ve got some tips to help you ease yourself back into daily exercise the right way. In the Paul Gough Physio Rooms clinic recently, we have been busy treating some patients with physiotherapy that have rushed back into exercise now we’re heading into spring, and theyRead More…

6 Steps To Getting Back To Exercise After An Injury

6 Steps To Getting Back To Exercise After An Injury

Someone called my Hartlepool clinic the other day and asked this: “How long does it take to get back to exercise after an injury?… …I hurt my ankle a month ago, and want to know how long it’ll take me to get back to running. It’s frustrating not knowing if it’s safe to get backRead More…

5 Reasons Why Running When It’s Cold Is Good For You

5 Reasons Why Running When It’s Cold Is Good For You

I’m going to guess that you’re reading this article because you enjoy running (or know someone who does)… Or you’ve read the title and thought it sounds crazy – what could possibly be good about running in the cold, right? I’m not going to pretend that I ‘enjoy’ stepping outside on a fresh cold morningRead More…

Why Running May Be Leading You To Injury

Why Running May Be Leading You To Injury

Running can be a great form of exercise; it can keep you in shape and helps keep your lungs and heart healthy. However, I want to explain why running daily could lead to injury. Did you know that running daily can have a negative impact on you flexibility? This is just one of the reasonsRead More…