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Managing Hip Injuries

We tend to link hip injuries with elderly people, however, the numbers of patients under 50 that are seeking treatment for hip issues is on the rise. This can also be a positive sign. People are making the decision to treat their problems earlier, rather than choosing to ignore the signs of pain which can lead

Why post-event massages are extremely beneficial

Massage can be used as an alternative (or in addition) to your normal cool-down routine. It helps to decrease muscle tone, allowing improvements in muscle length and joint range of movement as well as helping to break up the lactic acid and remove it from your muscles. Research has also shown that massage can also

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

The Importance of Biomechanics

Many of us will suffer with mechanical pain or injury in our lower limbs or back. However, what we aren’t always aware of is that our foot posture and function may well be the underlying cause of this. This is where Biomechanics can play a hugely important role. Biomechanics is a thorough assessment of the

Major Highway Roadwork’s, Burnley 17/18

From June 10, Lancashire County Council will be undertaking major roadwork changes in the town centre which may cause disruption.  For those that have appointments with us, particularly during peak traffic times, please allow yourself extra time to make your appointment. With the finish date estimated at Spring 2018, this will be a lengthy project.

How to manage musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries in the workplace

Healthy Business Works is the corporate arm of Physiofusion Ltd – providing private healthcare in the North. They are running a series of HR seminars in Bolton, giving the inside edge on how to manage musculoskeletal (MSK) injuries in the workplace.  The first will give information on short-term sickness absence: what possible outcomes of an injury

Le Petit Depart 2017

This year, Le Petit Depart is returning to Skipton for its 5th year running. Physiofusion will be supporting all the participants at the event before, during and after the race, offering discounted treatment to those that need it.  We aim to raise money for Cancer Support Yorkshire by donating £1 from each treatment to this fantastic charity. The hugely popular

Preparing for a marathon

If you’re running a marathon this year and you’re worried about the task ahead, relax.  We have put together some useful tips to ensure you’re heading into your race as best you can. 1. Correct Clothing  This may sound pointless, but what we wear plays a significant role in our performance as well as our health. Firstly,

Tai Chi Chuan

An extremely beneficial exercise system for the well-being of the ‘whole self.’ Tai Chi Chuan is a whole body workout that helps maintain our strength, flexibility and balance.  It originated in a Daoist monastery in China as an internal martial art, practised for self-defence and spiritual cultivation. The movements are usually circular and never forced,