April 9, 2024

Dry Needling: Your Questions Answered

Physiotherapists have a comprehensive toolkit of therapies on hand to treat their clients. One therapeutic technique gaining popularity for its effectiveness in managing musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction is dry needling.  Put simply, dry needling involves the insertion of fine needles into specific trigger points within muscles with the aim of alleviating pain and improving function. These […]
March 13, 2024

Sports Taping: What is it?

Athletes frequently rely on techniques like sports taping to boost performance and prevent injuries. In our commitment to optimising our clients’ physical well-being, Cairnhill Physiotherapy explores the value of sports taping, its varied applications, and the science behind its effectiveness. What is Sports Taping? Sports taping involves the application of specialised tape directly to the skin […]
March 5, 2024

Sciatica: A Real Pain In The Backside

Sciatica is more than just a pain in the backside – it is a complex condition that can cause discomfort ranging from mild irritation to excruciating pain. Essentially, it refers to any pain or discomfort that occurs when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down the buttock, back of the legs, and into […]
February 13, 2024

Beyond the Pain: The Benefits of Pilates in Physiotherapy

Cairnhill Physiotherapy always embraces a comprehensive approach to your well-being. Another way we go beyond traditional physiotherapy is by integrating the transformative principles of pilates into our rehabilitation sessions.   Understanding the Synergy: Physiotherapy and Pilates Physiotherapy and pilates create a synergy that maximises rehabilitation outcomes. Physiotherapy addresses specific injuries and conditions, focusing on targeted exercises […]

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