January 2022

January 25, 2022

How acupuncture can help neck pain

For over 45 years Cairnhill Physiotherapy has used acupuncture methods to treat pain, muscle tightness and swelling. Acupuncture can be used to treat a wide variety of injuries. It is a holistic approach that we use in conjunction with other physiotherapy techniques within our clinic. The acupuncture process involves inserting fine needles into specific points throughout […]
January 21, 2022

Post-operative muscle care

Post-operative muscle care is essential for a full recovery following surgery. At Cairnhill Physiotherapy, our expert practitioners treat a wide range of needs which includes surgery on; shoulders, knees, ankles; reconstructions, rotator cuff and labral repairs, hip and knee replacements, hip and knee arthroscopy, achilles tendon repairs and fractures. Our physiotherapists will guide you through your […]
January 19, 2022

Importance of regular sports massage

Today we will talk about how sports massage has many beneficial effects on active lifestyles. It can be used pre-performance, post-performance or for rehabilitation. Whether you’re a professional athlete or just a person who enjoys keeping fit, find out the benefits of massage below and why you should incorporate regular sports massages into your routine. What […]
January 17, 2022

Treating an overworked muscle

When treating an overworked muscle, it’s important to understand why our muscles hurt in the first place. Post-workout muscle soreness is a signal that you have caused damage to muscle tissue. When this damage, or micro-tear, occurs, your body begins the process of repair, causing inflammation at the damaged area. Fluid builds up in the muscles, […]