Ligament sprains and what to do about them

Ligament sprains and what to do about them

Ligament injuries otherwise referred to as sprains are common in everyday life. They are even more common in those who participate in any kind of sporting activity, especially those which involve rapid changes of direction such as football, rugby, hockey, tennis etc. They can significantly limit your ability to participate in the sports and activities of your choice[…]

What you need to know about concussion and how to manage it

What you need to know about Concussion and how to manage it

Earlier this year the Scottish Sports Concussion Guidance  document was published. This guidance document was produced for grassroots sports participants who don’t have easy access to Sports and Exercise Medicine specialists. It was produced and endorsed by experts from the Royal Colledge of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow, the Scottish Football Association, the Scottish Rugby Union, the[…]

Health and Safety training

What we’ve been up to – Manual handling and Know pain CPD

The physio’s at Midlothian Physiotherapy LLP take CPD or Continuing Professional Development seriously. As we want to ensure that we continue to deliver the best customer service, physiotherapy treatment, and training experience available in Edinburgh and the surrounding area. In addition to it being a requirement of being registered with the HCPC and being members of the[…]

Arthritis in Adults and Children and what to do about it

Arthritis in Adults and Children and what to do about it

Arthritis is extremely common, around 10 million people in the UK will seek help from their GP every year for it and related problems. While it is more common in adults, some types can and do affect children. This post will first outline the main types and subtypes of arthritis, then discuss management from a physiotherapy view point and then finally[…]