Multi Sports Events

As the title suggests these are championships and events in which athletes from a number of different sports compete at the same event. There are in fact relatively few events such as this around the world each year and for athletes and support staff alike exposure to this environment is hard come by and very …

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Ankle Injury

Injuries to the ankle joint are the sports injury which is most often seen in the Accident and Emergency Department at the Hospital. Government figures suggest almost 2 million attendances to the hospital each year. Types of ankle injury Ankle sprain or strain – the only difference between a strain and a sprain is the …

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Low Back Pain

Back pain will affect most people at some point in their lifetime. Government statistics report that 4 in every 10 adults will have suffered low back pain which lasted for more than a day in the last 12 month period. Most episodes of low back pain will resolve themselves and will require no more treatment …

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Host Nation Services

In 2009 and 2010 Great Britain played host to the World and European Championships in Gymnastics. London hosted the World Championships at the O2 Arena in 2009 (which will be the venue for this event at the 2012 Olympics) and the European Championships in Birmingham in 2010. Being a Host Nation physiotherapist means that you …

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Gymnastics

Dominic has extensive experience in gymnastics and is one of the most experienced and respected physiotherapists in this field. He has accompanied the Great Britain Team as their physiotherapist at seven Worlds and six European Championships. He has also been Host Nation physiotherapist at two World and two European Championships and he recently attended the World Championships in …

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Treatment and Physiotherapy Overview

Physiotherapy Treatments In its purest terms physiotherapy is the treatment of disease by physical means. In practice physiotherapists treat a wide range of conditions ranging from sports injuries to back and neck pain, neurological conditions such as stroke or cerebral palsy and also help people return to health following surgery. Here at City Physio we …

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Sports Injury Overview

At one end of the spectrum, treatment of sports injuries is in many ways no different from treatment of injuries acquired by any other means and at the other end it can be the most challenging and stressful environment to work in. Let me expand; the tissues in your body do not “know” how they …

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Neck Problems

A quick glance at our diary shows that if the reasons that people come to see us were football teams, Neck pain would be Chelsea to Back pain’s Manchester United! Neck pain varies from waking up with a crick in your neck to soreness after spending too long looking at a computer screen to the …

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Shoulder Pain

Pain in the shoulder can be one of the most debilitating types of pain we deal with in the clinic. If you stop for a moment and think about the number of things you do with your upper limb, almost  everything will involve your shoulder joint. The joint is formed between the “ball” of the …

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Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow falls into that wide category of medical problems whose name does not really reflect their distribution or cause of onset. Whilst we do indeed see tennis players in the clinic with pain in their elbow, the majority of people we see with pain on the outside of their elbow (the classic site associated …

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