03 Dec

ACL Injuries in Hockey Players

ACL Injuries in Young Field Hockey Players ACL injuries in Young Field Hockey Players is becoming more and more common. Everyone knows that having an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury is a big deal this is mainly because you know that you are out for a season, and that the rehab is hard work for […]

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27 Aug

When is Pilates not suitable for me

I am a lover of Pilates as you maybe aware from my previous posts, but I certainly do not suggest it’s the solution to all problems. So, when is Pilates not suitable? These are a few injuries that I will often recommend that patients stop or do not do Pilates. Hamstring Tendinopathy (sit bone pain) […]

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06 Jun

Warm up exercises for Field Hockey

  Warm up exercises in Field Hockey are important as hockey can be challenging on your body  but good training techniques will ease those demands. We have partnered with Surbiton Hockey Club to develop a hockey  training routine that will  improve fitness, stamina and performance as well as reduce injury. Warm up exercises for Field […]

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20 Mar

How to maintain a healthy Achilles Tendon

Achilles pain is a common problem with runners of all levels. Often it can start as stiffness at the start of a run or the next morning. Occasionally it may flare up especially if you have tried to increase the intensity, volume or speed of your training. Achilles tendon is located from the heel. It can […]

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20 Mar

Foot Biomechanics and Orthotics at JYphysiotherapy

At JYphysiotherapy we offer a biomechanical assessment, this will consist of gait analysis (looking at walking patterns), and foot biomechanics. Often when treating someone presenting with a lower limb problem it is important that a clinician observes how the foot is moving. The feet provide a stable platform for the knees and the hips. If […]

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20 Mar

Patella Tendinopathy – pain at the front of the knee

Knee pain is very common both amongst sports people as well as those not so active. Working out what is the cause of your knee pain is the job of a specialised physiotherapist.  There are a number of structures that can cause pain around the knee and one is the patella tendon. The Patella tendon attaches […]

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20 Mar

Hamstring pain (pain at the base of your buttocks)

Hamstring pain has often been described as the ‘pain in the bum’. People often describe pain right on their sitting bone and can feel it when sitting on hard surfaces, bending, walking and taking their shoes off. It is often mistaken for sciatic pain or even the elusive ‘Piriformis Syndrome’ as it can travel down […]

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20 Mar

ACL Rehabilitation Programme

 Here is an ACL Rehabilitation Programme guide that you can follow to help you manage your rehabilitation effectively. Having your ACL repaired is a big operation but the work begins following the reconstruction.Its always best to work with a physiotherapist and use this information as a guide. 2 weeks AIMS Reduce Swelling – Cryo cuff […]

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