Entries by Elizabeth Eager

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Dance Physiotherapy

In high school I was quite a clumsy teenager. Although I enthusiastically tried many different sports I was never able to find my fit. It was therefore problematic that whilst completing my Duke of Edinburgh’s Award I needed to find some regular sport or activity to fill in the ‘Physical Recreation’ component. That was when […]

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Frequently Asked Questions about Hydrotherapy

What is hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is a form of rehabilitation which is done in the water. It involves gentle exercises performed in a warm pool, as instructed by a physiotherapist.   What conditions can benefit from hydrotherapy? Most muscular and joint-related conditions will benefit from hydrotherapy. In particular, hydrotherapy is a great choice for the following […]

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Oh, it’s just an ankle sprain…. or is it?

Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries that people experience in their lives. Many believe that ankle sprains are a simple injury that will recover without treatment… Research tells us that up to 40% of people with ankle sprains will not fully recover… and will go on to develop chronic ankle pain (Philbin, […]