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COVID19 recovery advice

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has released a video with some general guidance about recovering if you have had COVID 19 using a gradual increase in activity levels. Simple, reassuring advice. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3sURTAaxmc8&feature=youtu.be

By |2020-11-14T20:19:27+00:00June 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Physiotherapy during coronavirus/COVID19

Physiotherapy is still possible during the coronavirus lock down, with some restrictions. Non urgent cases can be dealt with remotely via video consultation. If you are having your initial assessment, no palpation or specific tests can be done but a lot of information can be gained by watching how someone moves and what movements are [...]

By |2020-05-24T23:38:52+01:00April 28th, 2020|e-physiotherapy, Physiotherapy, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Best Options for Treating Tendinopathy (Tendinitis).

There are a number of options for treating tendinopathy/tendinitis. Initially non-surgical options are explored such as strengthening, eccentric strengthening, ultrasound, deep tissue massage, non steroidal anti-inflammatory medication, and dry needling.  If these do not work, more aggressive and costly treatments such as extracorporeal shockwave therapy, and corticosteroid injections may be used. Even more costly are [...]

By |2020-05-24T23:40:36+01:00February 14th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Home/Nursing Home Visits & stroke rehabilitation in Edinburgh

Sometimes it is necessary for physiotherapy to be provided in the home or nursing home and this is a service provided by e-physiotherapy. Lack of mobility is one of the main reasons for requiring a home visit and we can help with getting mobility back whether it is due to low back pain, a stroke, [...]

By |2019-10-31T16:54:43+00:00October 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Asthma or Exercise Inducted Laryngeal Obstruction (EILO)?

If you have difficulties breathing when exercising, you may have been diagnosed with asthma. There is a lesser known cause of breathing difficulties when exercising and it is called Exercise Inducted Laryngeal Obstruction (EILO). It used to be called Paradoxical Vocal Fold Motion. The symptoms are only present with more intense exercise, near your maximum [...]

By |2019-10-22T10:59:37+01:00October 22nd, 2019|Sport, Uncategorized|0 Comments