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Neurological Physiotherapy

The techniques mentioned here are only a guideline and are not exhaustive. Please note one treatment does not fit all and therefore you must obtain specialist Neurological Physiotherapy advice.   Why Neurological Physiotherapy? As with all medical specialties, Neurology is a specialism in itself and you do need a specialist[…]

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What is Neuro Physiotherapy?

I was asked recently….“What is the difference between normal Physiotherapy and Neuro Physiotherapy” My explanation is simple….“If you have a heart problem, you want to go to a Cardiologist, not an Orthopaedic doctor or indeed a gynaecological expert” This usually makes people smile if not titter a little. That seems[…]

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Long-term effects of coronavirus (long COVID)

For some people, coronavirus (COVID-19) can cause symptoms that last weeks or months after the infection has gone. This is sometimes called post-COVID-19 syndrome or “long COVID”. About long COVIDHow long it takes to recover from COVID-19 is different for everybody.Many people feel better in a few days or weeks[…]

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The latest on COVID 19

CURRENT Covid 19 SituationPatients are still hospitalised and people are dying still of Covid related problems, much less so in the UK now. As of this date 34 million British people have received their first free anti-C19 vaccination. The UK is leading the world in this strategy to overcome this[…]

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A couple of Non Covid 19 Medical issues

Dupytrens Contractures I was watching a rather pleasant film called Wild Target, with Emily Blunt, Bill Nighy and Rupert Grint….a gentle comedy.I noticed Bill N’s little and ring fingers, as he held the steering wheel., whilst driving. I am a Physio afterall….then I googled it, yes it is know that[…]

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Physiotherapy in this NEW WORLD

Some interesting statistics :- • only 15% of private Physio services were up and running in September 2020• 23% of these were face to face contacts….as we all know Hands-On is the best way• 73% of clinicians feared passing on the virus to their patients• Almost half (47%) of patients[…]

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Good-bye 2020

Physiotherapy – some interesting statistics :- • only 15% of private Physio services were up and running in September 2020• 23% of these were face to face contacts….as we all know Hands-On is the best way• 73% of clinicians feared passing on the virus to their patients• Almost half (47%)[…]

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Enduring effects of COVID

Medical research has become well aware that all viral infections can lead to chronic illnesses involving many vital organs and systems.In this article 2 main residual effects of COVID-19 were investigated.The obvious place to check for long-term harm is in the lungs, because COVID-19 begins as a respiratory infection and[…]

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Articles of interest…

During Covid I have had some time to read, which I love to do…I am always looking up medical conditions, drugs uses, articles that allude to my special interest Neurology and Neurological Rehabilitation. Playing card games aids Stroke Recovery – Canadian research in the the Lancet Neurology Journal http://bbc.in/294SPnv Exercise[…]

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“If you don’t use it, you lose it”

More recent research has proven that exercise reduces the Falls Rate in community for those over 60years of age. 108 randomised controlled trials (RCTs) conducted in 25 countries, involving 23,407 participants, of which 77% were an average female age of 76years.The falls were reduced by 23% with a regime of[…]

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More on COVID-19 Protection

Editor’s note: Find the latest COVID-19 news and guidance in Medscape’s Coronavirus Resource Center. A study that claims to be the first review of all the available evidence of the effectiveness of physical distancing, face masks, and eye protection to prevent spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases has quantified[…]

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