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Advice & Information

This page is a work in progress as we add helpful links and info for our clients.

This information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to constitute medical advice, instead, all information, content, and materials available are for general information purposes only. This website contains links to other third-party websites. Such links are only for the convenience of the reader, user or browser; Prime Sports Physiotherapy Ltd and it’s staff do not recommend or endorse the contents of third-party sites.

Please consult your Physiotherapist or Doctor with specific questions regarding your current or future health needs.

Arthritis

Physiotherapy is strongly recommended for people who have troubling symptoms from arthritis.

NICE (National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) summary medical guidance on how to manage arthritis in people over the age of 16: NG226 Visual summary (nice.org.uk)

Chronic Pain

Informative and thought provoking video on Chronic Pain. Physiotherapy and exercise can help.

Understanding Pain in less than 5 minutes, and what to do about it! – YouTube

Tame The Beast — It’s time to rethink persistent pain – YouTube

Ergonomics

Information on setting up your workstation to reduce musculoskeletal pain:

1006-Setting up your Workstation (backcare.org.uk)

Exercise & Activity Recommendations for Health

Recommendations from the World Health Organisation on activity levels recommended for children and adults to maintain health:

Physical activity (who.int)

Falls

Information from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy on Staying Steady – particularly useful for people who are at risk of falling.

https://www.csp.org.uk/publications/get-go-guide-staying-steady

Osteoporosis

For information on treatment and management of Osteoporosis, and guidelines for activity and exercises visit The Royal Osteoporosis Society at https://theros.org.uk

Pain of Unknown Cause

Further information on medical unexplained symptoms at: Medically unexplained symptoms – NHS (www.nhs.uk)

Parkinson’s Disease

Information and resources about Parkinson’s Disease

What is Parkinson’s? | Parkinson’s UK (parkinsons.org.uk)

Pregnancy & Early Post-Natal

Please make an appointment with our Women’s Health Physiotherapist for support in Pregnancy.

Patient Information | POGP (thepogp.co.uk) can be found below:

Advice on exercise in pregnancy: Physical activity guidelines: pregnancy and after childbirth – GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)

Relaxation, Wellbeing and Support for Sleep Resources

Feeling Good App: Feeling Good

Headspace: https://www.headspace.com

Calm: Calm – The #1 App for Meditation and Sleep

Learn Physical Relaxation Techniques: 21xxxx-POGP-Mitchell.indd (thepogp.co.uk)

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