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Becoming more active – start simple

Becoming more active is beneficial for anyone at any age. We don’t need to get caught up in attempting to run a marathon, partake in a 100 mile bike ride or join a gym straight away. What’s important is that we try to improve on what we are currently doing, no matter how small or

Couch to 5k guide

A simple guide to couch to 5k. Couch to 5k isn’t just aimed at those who want to run a marathon – although it is a great place to start. Couch to 5k is a hugely popular training program designed to take us from a sedentary lifestyle to giving us the capabilities of running a 5k

Innocuous Injuries

Innocuous Injuries As we move into spring it is common for all of us to do more activities, whether this is enjoying some gardening, spring cleaning or just getting out and about a little bit more. In doing more, we put ourselves at a little bit more risk of suffering an innocuous injury, these can

Well-being at work

With so much of our time spent at work, its clear why more and more employees believe that responsibility for their well-being is down to their employers.  But where does this leave the employers themselves? As the topic of well-being is so broad, we can understand why a lot of companies are overwhelmed at the

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