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Posts by Lena Juross

Osteoarthritis of the knee

Hello and welcome to our winter edition.  This newsletter will revisit knees and osteoarthritis (OA). Reason being, we are frequently asked about knee joint pain and there are still many misconceptions out there. Many people are under the impression that nothing can be done for OA knees. We will look at different types of osteoarthritis…

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Winter sports

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Hello and welcome to our autumn edition. The weather is turning and as a result so do our activities and lifestyles to accommodate. As we lead into winter we may need to look at how we prepare for our activities and maybe look at alternatives if we are a little shy of the cooler darker…

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Strength Training

Seniors and Exercise

Hello and welcome to our summer edition. I hope everyone has had a lovely festive time and enjoying the summer and holidays if you are having these. Summer is a great time for getting fit and healthy and it inspires many people to tone and strengthen up. This leads us to the topic of this…

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Kids and Technology

Technology

The health and well being of our kids is of paramount concern to parents. In this day and age, they are presented with limitless opportunities and exposed to new and exciting technological advances daily. We all agree, technology is here to stay and it will continue to evolve and change rapidly. Have we however, thought…

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Gardening Injuries

gardening injuries

Spring has sprung! Yay!!! I think we’re all over the cold, depressing weather, aren’t we? It’s been so lovely getting outside with the warmth of the sun on our skin. Which brings me to our topic for this newsletter and that is gardening injuries. This information can be related to all sorts of different activities…

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Shoulders

Physiotherapy assessment applied to man as one of the services provided by whittens physiotherapy doncaster

Winter already!!! I know we probably can’t complain as we did have an extended warmer period but it seems we bypassed Autumn and went head first into Winter. Enough about the weather! This newsletter is dedicated to the shoulder. The shoulder is a complex joint that terrifies a lot of new physio graduates. The reason…

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Osteoarthritis of the knee (and other joints)

Knee strengthening exercises

There has been a lot of talk in the media lately, about arthritis and exercising and the importance of exercising. This has not been a new discovery (as most patients who have seen me would testify to) however, there has been more research to back us up on this. Often with osteoarthritic joints there is…

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Headaches

neck related headaches

In this issue we will be discussing neck related headaches. People are often surprised when I ask them whether they have had any physiotherapy treatment for their headaches. It is not common knowledge that many headaches arise from the neck (cervical spine). There are many different types of headaches including migraines, tension headaches, cluster headaches…

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Footy injuries

footy injuries

Elite footy teams start preseason training very early, most in November. There is a reason for this. If we stop exercising we lose the benefits of this very quickly (I always feel I lose it much faster than I gain it!!). It is thought that changes in our muscles happen after only 2 weeks of…

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Summer Injuries

plantar fasciitis

One of the most common problems we see with feet in Summer is plantar fasciitis. This is usually felt as heel pain. It is usually worse in the morning, when you first place your foot to the ground or after a period of rest. The plantar fascia is a thick band of connective tissue that…

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