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Post operative physiotherapy

What is post-op physiotherapy? Physiotherapy plays a major role in recovery post surgery/orthopedic procedures, to get you back to full fitness after your operation. We help you to make the most ...
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Do I Need Rehab?

Does Every Injury Need Rehab? If you would like to prevent muscle wastage, strength loss and scar tissue build up, then you need to go that little bit further and assist the body in the healing ...
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Your GP and Private Health Insurance
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Your GP and Private Health Insurance

Private musculoskeletal healthcare Q and A’s Private healthcare is now more accessible than ever; the advent of more employers and larger companies offering private health insurance to ...
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Trapped nerves
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Treatment for Trapped Nerves

What are nerves? Our nerves send information from our brains and spinal cord out over our entire body, as well as taking information from the rest of our body and sending it back to our brain. ...
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Anterior Knee Pain
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Anterior Knee Pain

What is anterior knee pain? More simply known as “a pain in the front of the knee”, Anterior Knee Pain (AKP) is a frequent problem in active and sporting individuals. It is not a diagnosis but ...
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What is a Physiotherapist?

Here at Lilliput Health we have a team of experienced chartered physiotherapists covering appointments across all of our clinics in Bournemouth and Poole. We are regularly asked “what exactly do ...
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Exercise and Dementia

Exercise and Dementia On average 850,000 people in the UK have dementia, a figure which will only continue to rise over future years. Dementia doesn’t just affect the individual; it impacts on ...
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Are your gluts working properly?

Are your glutes working properly? This may sound like an odd question, but finding out the answer may be the key to resolving your low back pain, knee pain or hip/buttock pain. You might say, how ...
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Does manual therapy work?

One of the most common Physiotherapy treatments for low back pain or neck pain is to mobilise (pressure in different directions) or manipulate (cracking) your spine. Although this will typically ...
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Calling all horse riders!

Calling All horse riders! Have you fallen recently?  Did you get yourself checked out? After reading this you may think again… Dressage rider Jody Haswell based in West Sussex fell from a horse ...
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Taken a Tumble?

Taken a tumble? We’ve all done it, nevertheless falling over is never nice regardless of how old you are. However as we age we are more likely to trip, stumble or have near misses and ...
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A Pain in the Neck!

There are many reasons why we may experience neck pain. It could be related to a specific trauma, an accident or arthritis. Your posture can also play a huge part in developing neck pain or ...
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Older People’s Day

This year on October the 1st it is the United Nation’s International Day of Older Persons. The aim of this dedicated day is to promote a healthy active lifestyle after retirement. Our ...
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Tennis season shoulder injuries
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Tennis season shoulder injuries

With Andy Murray winning for the fourth time at Queens, albeit with a slightly shaky start, and Wimbledon just over a week away, the tennis season is well underway. As a physiotherapist I work ...
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Sitting comfortably?

Handy hints and advice from our Physiotherapists in Poole for regular drivers Love your car but getting aches and pains after repetitive or long journeys? Whether you are a professional or ...
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Had a fall recently?

Physiotherapy can help… As we grow older, the chances of having a fall can increase and can be really worrying for some people. Sometimes a fall can be due to a loss of balance, tripping over an ...
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Blog Series: Ankle Sprains and Physiotherapy Part 1

Chartered Physiotherapist Rebecca Wyatt describes what to do after an ankle sprain… “A sprain is worse than a break” is a phrase you often hear thrown around but it isn’t necessarily true and is ...
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Fancy Smearing Fat on Your Joints?

A potential Treatment for Osteoarthritis? A radical new treatment for Osteoarthritis (OA) has been reported on recently in The Daily Mail. Our Chartered Physiotherapist Rebecca Wyatt reveals ...
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How does physiotherapy help sciatica?
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How does physiotherapy help sciatica?

What is sciatica? Sciatica is a common cause of pain and disability within the UK and has an estimated prevalence of up to 43% of the British population.  Sciatica can occur with and without low ...
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Post Half Term Madness…..

……Never fear, the physio’s are here! Now that the kids are back to school after a manic week off you may suddenly find that there are aches and pains cropping up that weren’t ...
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Physiotherapists at the Winter Olympics

The Role of the Chartered Physiotherapist Our Physiotherapy team at Lilliput Health have been marvelling at the different events at the Sochi 2014 Winter games over the past few weeks, especially ...
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Physiotherapy for Wrist Fractures
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Physiotherapy for Wrist Fractures

Our Chartered Physiotherapist Rebecca Wyatt discusses how Physiotherapy can be beneficial… All broken bones are bad and can significantly affect your day to day life, but with regards to your ...
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Exercise for Osteoarthritis

The Latest news on Exercising with Osteoarthritis Osteoarthritis (OA) can be a painful and debilitating condition for many people. It is estimated that 10million people in the UK suffer from ...
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Ankle Injuries and Sprains

With the majority of your weight being transmitted through your ankles when you walk, all it takes is some uneven ground and a lack of concentration and you have the recipe for an ankle sprain.  ...
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Physiotherapy treatment of Achilles tendon pain

Pain in the Achilles is a common complaint….says our Chartered physiotherapist Beccy Wyatt.  Particularly amongst sports people and active individuals, it is one of the most injured tendons ...
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“Just call me Doctor”

The Risks of Self-diagnosing According to our Physiotherapist “Around 50% of adults are at risk of injury from self-diagnosing pain, without seeking physiotherapy advice.”  These were the ...
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Sit up and watch your posture

Everybody knows about posture, even from an early age our parents and grandparents will have told us to sit up tall and “don’t slouch!” Maybe the odd few people had to endure balancing a book on ...
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Low back pain when lifting this Christmas?

Low back pain is one of the most common physical complaints worldwide. It is also number 1 on a Physiotherapists list of most commonly treated injuries. Activity of the trunk muscles, especially ...
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Physiotherapy treatment for Fractures

Now that we are fast approaching winter months, the number of fractures from unfortunate falls on wet slippery grass and leaves, or dare I say it, ice and snow, significantly increases.  In fact, ...
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Physiotherapy for Sports Injuries

Be healthy, play sport and do more exercise– lifestyle advice and initiatives such as ‘Fit 4 Life’ are everywhere. With more and more emphasis on getting people moving (and in the wake of ...
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Exercises for Low Back Pain

Here are 4 exercises that could help to relieve your lower back pain Lower back pain and back pain in general is one of the most common musculoskeletal complaints within our population. Lower ...
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Spinal Rehabilitation Classes at Lilliput Health

“1 in 3 adults within the UK will suffer with some form of low back pain each year and of those only 1 in 15 will consult their GP for help.  It is estimated that all types of back pain costs in ...
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Benefits of good back care

This article focuses on good back care and includes a comprehensive summary of the differences in approach to low back pain from a sports massage therapist, chiropractor and physiotherapist. ...
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Physiotherapy for neck pain

Physiotherapy can be particularly helpful in the management of both acute and chronic neck pain (cervical spine). Whether it be an acute sports injury, a ‘cricked’ neck, a whiplash ...
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Tackling childhood obesity

We all want our kids to be healthy and enjoy life to the full. The key to a healthy lifestyle is a balanced diet and a good relationship with food. However, today’s fast-paced lifestyle sometimes ...
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Physiotherapy for back pain

Did you know that: 4 out of 5 adults will suffer from back pain at some stage in their life; nowadays adolescents are just as likely to suffer from back pain as adults; the number of people ...
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What causes Tennis Elbow?

What is Tennis elbow? Tennis elbow or lateral epicondylitis is the most common problem of the elbow, thus a very complaint in physiotherapy clinics. Figures from the US suggest that 95% of those ...
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Physiotherapy and Sciatica

What is sciatica? Sciatica is a set of symptoms not a diagnosis. It refers to pain, weakness, numbness, tingling or pins and needles sensations in the leg that is caused by the compression of one ...
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Aesthetic Treatments

What is Aesthetic medicine? Aesthetic medicine can be defined as the art of beauty. Aesthetics is commonly related to anti wrinkle injectables, treatments or procedures, which lead to a process ...
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