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Vit B12 or folate deficiency anaemia

Have a look on the NHS website for symptoms…fatigue, stomach problems, prone to immune system disorders. Marmite – “you love it or hate” has been associated with benefiting Vit B12 deficiency.

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Success Story

There are some patients, through their own fortitude and through I admit my care and advice…show remarkable improvements. This is a case in point:- On Assessment – Post AVM surgery, history of prostate cancer – very unstable and hardly able to walk with frame, with fear of knees giving way.[…]

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Stroke

Guardian News item:- Researchers claim, that “a 39p skin patch containing glyceryl trinitrate could save lives of people who have suffered a Stroke” It lowers blood pressure and opens up blood vessels http://bit.ly/2qrrjc5 Worth asking your doctors…

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PSP

Progressive Supranuclear Palsy – is a Parkinsonian like Neurological condition, where there is mainly loss of balance and the ability to control movements, can lead to respiratory nerves affecting breathing. Salu and Fiona are able to assist with breathing and in particular help when secretions cannot be cleared and sometimes[…]

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Heat wave for MS

Heat is not good for MS and other neurological conditions, so stay cool as possible. Use ice packs around the neck, elbow and wrist areas. I have also known an ice pack to work on the spine….cool suits are available, attached to an ice bucket…fortunately the weather in England is[…]

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What is ‘Enough Sleep’

Anyone with a new Fitbit (the latest very practical wrist accessory), which records your sleep pattern (clever stuff) will know that we are all different, so need different amounts of sleep, however one needs 4/5 sleep cycles per night (including the REM cycle, which is the mind-re-organising and boosting cycle).[…]

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First Aid and Basic Life Support

As a Chartered Physiotherapist we have to complete Continuous Professional Development annually. I have just done a great St John Ambulance First Aid Course at the Stourbridge Lawn Tennis and Squash Club, as my mandatory training for the next 2/3 years. All up-to date and passed.

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Areas we cover

Physio4Neuro is a private home visit community Neuro Physiotherapy Service that covers a wide area around the West Midlands, namely Stourbridge, Kinver, Wombourne, Enville, Wolverhampton, Worcester, Bromsgrove, Bridgenorth, Kidderminster, Barnt Green, Sedgley, Bewdley, Stourport, Hagley, Belbroughton, Birmingham, Halesowen, Dudley, Walsall  

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Keep warm this Winter

Muscles work better and tend to strain less with some heat in them. So thick socks on, cover up knees and glove up… Enjoy being toasty warm, cosy and comfortable….roll on Spring!!!

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Parkinson’s Disease

Some facts and figures:-   Did you know that:- there are 127,000 people who have PD in the UK alone Most are in their 50s £2om is spent on Research in the UK PD is becoming more understood and prevention and treatment more known…Having a Neuro Physio is always of[…]

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