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National Longevity Day

The purpose of National Longevity day is to get us thinking about our health, lifestyle, living longer and living life well! Can we go the distance? Or at least can our body? Longevity can hold several meanings, including living a long life or referring to an individual who has lived for an extraordinary amount of

Neck pain – common conditions

Neck pain is one of the most common issues we treat at Physiofusion and this is usually for a variety of reasons. Most commonly, neck pain can be down to muscular strain or ligament sprains. Our neck is constantly having to support the weight of our head and because of this, the muscles and ligaments

Managing & treating pregnancy-related aches and pains

General self-management advice: Try not to ‘eat for two’. Dramatic excess weight gain can put extra stress on your muscles and joints which can lead to pain around the trunk, pelvis and hips! The NICE guidelines recommend an additional 200 calories per day in the third trimester. Still treat yourself to those pregnancy cravings in

Physiofusion Festive Food Bank

Physiofusion Food bank is supported by Lancaster Chamber of Commerce During the festive season, we aim to help The Salvation Army provide emergency food and support for local people in crisis by providing a local food bank and we would love your support. Not just across the North West, but across all of the UK,

Skiing Injuries – How to help

A number of our Physiotherapists love to head out to the mountains to ski or snowboard, one in particular being Hollie. Each year Hollie spends four months living in Japan at the Niseko ski resort where she works in a physiotherapy practice carrying out sports massage. Working within the ski resort, it has been clear

Keeping fit and healthy is the best medicine

Why should we keep ourselves fit and healthy? Making sure we keep fit and healthy has many benefits that enable us to live at our full potential. Some of these benefits will improve: Cardiovascular fitness Muscle strength Sleep Well being Joint stability Bone density Maintaining a healthy weight Exercises can also help to reduce the

Dealing with Shoulder Pain

Shoulder Impingement A common shoulder complaint that we regularly treat is shoulder impingement (also known as subacromial pain syndrome). This issue actually accounts for almost 70% of all new shoulder pain problems seen within the UK. Shoulder impingement is a condition whereby the structures surrounding the shoulder, such as the rotator cuff tendons or subacromial

Slipped Discs and Low Back Pain

What is a slipped disc? A ‘slipped disc’ is essentially the intervertebral disc pushed out of the spinal column by excessive force and pressure, or example, bending and twisting while lifting a heavy object. The protrusion of a disc can cause pain in the local area, however, if the protrusion is significant enough, it may

Do you suffer with Achilles injuries?

We are seeing a huge rise in Achilles Tendon complaints - an injury often associated within the running community or those that participate in more exercise over the Spring / Summer months. What is Achilles Tendinopathy? The main muscles of the calf, the gastrocnemius and soleus converge to form the Achilles tendon located at the

Physiofusion’s 10th birthday!

Owners Sorrel Miller (Managing Director) and Sam House (Clinical Director) had always had a passion for helping others and their well-being, and in the July of 2007, Sam and Sorrel both decided to turn their passion into a reality. Fast forward 10 years and their passion has seen Physiofusion go from a single clinic treating