Paul New Physiotherapy

Like NewPhysio...

Latest Blog Posts

Sciatica - More than a pain in the bum!

Published: 12th Nov 2015   



Did you know that sciatica is a symptom and not a diagnosis?

It is actually the most common form of radicular pain, caused by irritation of the sciatic nerve. This well known condition produces, what can be, debilitating pain down the back of the leg from the buttock to the foot. It is usually associated with back pain and known to…   more...


25 minutes to change your life, or just walk in the park?

Published: 28th Sep 2015   



As I returned from yet another wet August bank holiday weekend, Jane our multitalented practice manager thrust a newspaper article into my hand and told me I should read it. Well as usual she was right! The article published in the Guardian reported back from the recent European Society of Cardiology Congress, where the world's leading heart experts present their research…   more...


Exercise is medicine, join the Walkathon Challenge!

Published: 5th May 2015   


Physical inactivity in the UK has been deemed a major cause for public concern by the Department of Health. A low cardio-respiratory fitness level has been labelled the 4th leading cause of an early death worldwide. Low physical activity levels are closely linked to an increased risk of developing cardiovascular disease and type 2 diabetes.…   more...


Paracetamol concerns...

Published: 14th Apr 2015   


This month BBC News and some of the daily papers reported new scientific research has shown that Paracetamol is an ineffective drug for treating low back pain and arthritis. Not only that, the research also suggests that the drug may even place patients at risk of liver damage. News sources have called for…   more...


No pain, no gain? Is there an alternative?

Published: 13th Apr 2015   


A recent study published by the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy assessed the physical activity and fitness levels of people with musculoskeletal pain and compared them to the general population. The research was conducted across 8 physiotherapy primary care clinics in Norway and evaluated the activity and fitness levels of 225 patients and 350 members of the public.

…   more...


Updated NICE guidelines for Osteoarthritis

Published: 17th Feb 2014   


The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has published new guidelines for the management of osteoarthritis that members of the public with the condition may find helpful. Osteoarthritis is a joint condition caused by a loss of cartilage tissue. Pain is usually the main complaint and is accompanied by varying degrees of functional limitation that can reduce the…   more...


Muscle strength and successful aging

Published: 11th Feb 2014   


Did you know that as we age our bodies are gradually loosing their muscle mass? In fact a recent review, published by the American College of Sports Medicine (Dickinson, Volpi & Ramussen, 2013), suggests that we may even begin to loose some of our lower limb muscle bulk as early as 25 - 30 years of age. This gradual loss of muscular size over our lives contributes to a reduction…   more...


« Page 2 »

Share this page...

Latest Tweets...


© Paul New Physiotherapy 2018