Persistent Pain

Persistent Pain What is it, Why do you get it and how can we help?

What is persistent pain? As mentioned in previous blog posts we believe that to deliver the highest possible standard of care we need to commit to regular Continuous Professional Development or CPD. This month Lynsay presented on the topic of persistent pain. Pain is a vital function of the nervous system, providing your brain with[…]

Running injuries

Running Injuries – Specialist Physio’s serving Edinburgh and the Lothians

Why run? Millions of people run or jog on a regular basis for many different reasons. There are a myriad of physical and mental health benefits associated with regular running and the barriers to participation are relatively low. You don’t need to join a gym, buy expensive equipement or spend time travelling to the gym[…]

Hip Pain

Hip pain- Why you get it and What to do about it

Hip pain is one of the many problems our physios treat in our clinic in Eskbank just outside Edinburgh. Pain around the hip and groin area can be extremely debilitating and interfere significantly with everyday activities including participation in sporting activities. Patients present to our clinic complaining of pain in the front of the hip,[…]

Elbow pain

Elbow pain-what you need to know about it and how to manage it

Whilst not as common as neck or back pain, patients with elbow pain or other symptoms such as numbness, pins and needles or weakness are relatively common at our clinic just outside Ednburgh. These symptoms can be debilitating interfering with your ability to work and participate in activities around the house or exercise. In particular activities which require significant amounts[…]

What you need to know about Total Ankle Replacement surgery

What you need to know about Total Ankle Replacements

Although knee and hip surgery is far more common, we do see patients in our clinic just outside Edinburgh who have had ankle surgery. The more common surgical procedures we would see in the clinic are ankle fusions or arthrodesis, ankle ligament reconstructions and ankle arthroplasty or replacements. Ankle fusion or arthrodesis surgery is where the joint surfaces of the ankle are deliberately fused together, it would normally only[…]