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Recovery after Hip Replacement

Hip replacement is a routine and very successful operation. 80,000 hip replacements are carried out each year in England and Wales and the vast majority of people will be very happy with their new hip.  Recovery after hip replacement can be enhanced by appropriate hip replacement exercises. In the first few …

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Whiplash Neck Injury

Whiplash associated disorder, unsually just known as whiplash neck injury, is a soft tissue injury to neck. The early aims of whiplash treatment are to achieve pain relief and improve movement. For maximum effectiveness exercises should be started within 2 weeks of the whiplash next injury. This weeks Physiobench article gives more information on

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Setting a SMART New Year Resolution

Will you be setting an ordinary New Year Resolution tomorrow with a 75% chance that it will have been forgotten by the end of January or will you be setting a SMART New Year Resolution to improve your chances of success in life change?

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7 Christmas Present Ideas for Kids to Keep them Fit for the Future

7 Christmas present ideas for kids that are both fun and will keep them fit for the future. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy says that in order to stay healthy children should get at least 60 minutes exercise a day, these Christmas present ideas for kids will give hours of fun without them even realising […]

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Ankle Exercises for Weak or Unstable Ankles

Ankle exercises improve strength, stability and reduce pain. 30% of first time sprained will have long term problems, ankle exercises can reduce these problems.

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Achilles Tendon Exercises

Eccentric Achilles tendon exercises have been constistantly shown by many research studies to provide the most effective treatment for Achilles tendonopathy.

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Foot Bunion Treatment

Foot bunion treatment to relieve pain does include surgery, but other treatments such as exercise, adaption of footwear and podiatry should be tried first.

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Sprained Ankle Treatment

A sprained ankle is one of the most common leg injuries. Getting the correct sprained ankle treatment will help the injury heal quicker & prevent reoccurrence.

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Wobble Board Benefits

Wobble board benefits include increasing ankle proprioception and ankle strength. Such post ankle sprain rehab decreases the likleyhood of repeated sprain.

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New Years Resolution – How to Keep to an Exercise Programme

Amongst the commonest New Years resolutions are vows to get fit or lose weight. Physiobench’s tips will help in the keeping of this important resolution.

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