November 2021

November 17, 2021

Top ways to prevent injury during sport

If you’re active and aiming to get fit, nothing that can stop that plan in its tracks like an injury. There’s nothing more frustrating than being sidelined for weeks or months and falling way behind in your fitness regime. Sporting injuries are common for everyone, from the average joe to professional athletes. At the time of […]
November 16, 2021

How Blood Flow Restriction Training Can Be Used In Rehab

How to practically apply blood flow restriction: As described in the first of the two blogs, blood flow restriction (BFR) training is done by placing a tourniquet on a limb. The cuff needs to be tightened to a specific pressure that prevents blood from flowing back to the body but allows some (but not all) of […]
November 15, 2021

Why you should never ignore neck pain

There are few injuries as debilitating as chronic neck pain. If you’ve ever had it, you know how affecting it can be. Left untreated, neck pain likely won’t remain isolated in your neck. It can radiate, affecting shoulders and even cause tingles and shooting pains through your arms and hands. Headaches can also be a side […]
November 15, 2021

What Is Blood Flow Restriction Training?

Initially known as KAATSU training, Blood Flow Restriction was developed in Japan in the late 1960s. In more recent years it has become more popular in the health and fitness industries. But what exactly is blood flow restriction? The basic concept of BFR is the full or partial occlusion of blood flow to a limb or […]
November 11, 2021

The importance of pre and post-op rehab

The two-sided coin of rehabilitation, pre-op and post-op, account for significant stages in the process to full recovery. The physical stresses and mental strain of an upcoming surgery can build up and create an unpleasant and uncertain time for the underprepared patient. With Cairnhill Physiotherapy, however, you can count on our rehab programmmes to ease your […]
November 9, 2021

Elbow and wrist pain: Five most common causes

Looking at the most common causes of pain in the elbow and wrist, this in-depth list provides five probable causes along with some standard treatment technques. If you are experiencing pain, please take a look at our list of services. Biceps Tendinosis Biceps tendinosis is an irritation or inflammation of the upper tendon of the biceps. […]