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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…

5 Common Cricket Injuries That Keep You On The Sidelines

5 Common Cricket Injuries That Keep You On The Sidelines

Whether you’re a batter, bowler, or both (professional or just playing it in your downtime), you’re at risk of injury. It’s a well-known fact that I’m a huge fan of cricket. Most weekends you’ll find me relaxing at the Hartlepool cricket club. And because Cricket is known as a “lifelong” sport that can be enjoyedRead More…

“What Do You Do When You Pull A Muscle?”

“What Do You Do When You Pull A Muscle?”

Have you ever pulled a muscle? Chances are you have. And when you do,  don’t you know it! When you pull one the pain can range from mild, like a minor neck strain you get from turning your head the wrong way, to very severe, such as a lower back injury that leaves you unableRead 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…

Easing Everyday Stiffness: What You Body Wants You To Do!

Easing Everyday Stiffness: What You Body Wants You To Do!

With England playing in the Euro 2016 next week, and as a former professional football physio, I know the importance of a cool down and how it stops you feeling stiff in the morning. However even for people who don’t do sports, feeling stiff in the mornings can be a problem. A client last weekRead More…

Christmas Fitness Tips: Tis’ The Season To Stay On Track!

Christmas Fitness Tips: Tis’ The Season To Stay On Track!

Christmas is coming around fast, and it’s that time of year… …When a Sunday morning run, or game of football is exchanged for a big night out at the work Christmas party… …that usually involves A LOT of dancing, and LOTS of alcohol! All year long you’ve been working hard to exercise regularly, walking andRead More…

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