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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,

World Health Day

Common complaints from women regarding their health and how we may treat these problems. Bladder Control Often under discussed for fear of embarrassment and experienced by 80% of women at some point in their lives. The vast majority of issues are preventable (over 90%), especially if the issue is treated sooner rather than later. The

5 things to know about stress

  Stress affects everyone. Everyone feels stressed from time to time. Some people may cope with stress more effectively or recover from stressful events more quickly than others.  There are different types of stress - all of which carry physical and mental health risks.  A stressor may be a one time or short term occurrence,

Keep the spring in your step

Top Tips for runners Out with the cold, in with new (YOU).  Longer days and warmer weather usually means one thing for most of us…exercise! Running outdoors has grown massively in recent years and it's a form of exercise that everyone can do, no matter our age.  Memberships for running clubs are on the rise, and it’s no

Red Nose Day 2017

This Red Nose Day, the Physiofusion team will be raising money by walking the entire distance between all of our clinics...that's 289,790 steps between us! Each member of our team will have a personal goal of around 18,000 steps in order to reach our overall total. Throughout the day, we will be taking it in