August 2021

August 30, 2021

Tendon Pain: What Is The Best Course Of Action

My tendon issue is not settling, what is going on and how do I improve it? This blog will investigate causes of tendon pain, your treatment options, and hopefully explain why the lingering tendon pain is not going away. What does a tendon do? Tendons are designed to resist tension, transferring loading from the muscle to […]
August 28, 2021

Benefits Of Skipping For Your Health

Tired of going for numerous walks whilst in lockdown? Wanting something different to do in your exercise regimen whilst we are waiting to be able to get back to our normal lives? Want to increase you athletic performance? Want to feel like a kid again? No doubt a lot of us will have a skipping rope […]
August 26, 2021

Are You Suffering From RSI?

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) might include localised injuries like tennis elbow and carpal tunnel. But RSI can also describe pain syndromes that are more widespread like chronic pain syndrome or cervicobrachial pain syndrome which can be simply described as neck pain that extends through the shoulder and down into the arm. We have a range of […]
August 23, 2021

Stretching Is For The Ages

Stretching exercises are not just for the young and athletic. The team at Cairnhill Physio firmly believes that stretching should be part of your routine physical activity, particularly as you age. It’s vital to be as active as you can because it can reduce the risk of major health problems such as diabetes and heart disease. […]
August 23, 2021

A Real Pain In The Heel For Children – Sever’s Disease

What is Sever’s Disease? Sever’s disease is a condition that causes pain in the heel of children and adolescents. While it can be quite painful, it is a self-limiting condition that doesn’t usually cause any long-term problems. Sever’s disease is quite common and is the leading cause of heel pain in children and young adolescents. Also […]
August 18, 2021

The Benefits Of Post-Op Rehab

We believe that physiotherapy after surgery is a superb way to maximise your recovery. The team at Cairnhill Physio specialise in post-op rehabilitation (as well as pre-op preparation) and we can devise an exercise programme to strengthen and mobilise any affected joints and muscles. While the operation itself is obviously very important, we think that what […]
August 16, 2021

If The Shoe Fits, Wear It

Foot and ankle injuries are common. We treat a lot of them at our Epsom physio clinic. They’re often associated with athletic endeavours with a lot of our patients picking up these injuries while playing their chosen sports. Just as many people have issues with their feet and ankles because they carry out physical activities in […]
August 16, 2021

Ankle Instability: A Reason You Roll Your Ankles Easily

Ankle instability is not a common condition but is estimated to affect 10% of the general population who sustain an ankle sprain and up to 30% of the athlete population. The most frequent cause of ankle instability is due to a previous ankle injury that has not been properly rehabilitated. Returning to play or high-level activities […]
August 9, 2021

AC Joint Injuries

WHAT IS IT? The AC (Acromio-clavicular) joint is a thick fibrous joint that connects the top of the shoulder blade to the outer end of the collarbone. The joint is required to be strong and supportive and is the primary way in which weight bearing forces are transferred from the upper limb to the rest of […]