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[…]

Is sitting bad for your health?

Is sitting too much bad for your health?

Most of us have probably heard in the last few years that we should generally be less sedentary and that most of us probably sit too much. From my point of view as a physiotherapist I am interested in sitting and/or the lack of activity from two points of view. First of all I’m interested in the effects[…]

Low back pain what it is and what to do about it

Low Back Pain- Expert Physios serving Edinburgh and the Lothians

What is Low back pain and who gets it ? Low back pain often referred to as LBP, with or without leg pain otherwise known as sciatica is an extremely common condition affecting  over 80 % of us at some time in our lives. It is by far the most common problem resulting in patients presenting to our[…]