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  • JEMS: Beautiful Movement is Spontaneous and Expressive November 15, 2014

    By Jenny Willis, Senior Chartered Physiotherapist   ‘Beautiful movement is created with balance and symmetry, with efficiency of muscle action, with timing, control and awareness’ says Joanne Elphinson, Chartered Physiotherapist to international athletes and ordinary people. I really need to spread the word about JEMS (Joanne Elphinston  Movement System). It’s not new, in fact it comes down from the ...

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  • The Problem With Ingrown Toenails October 21, 2014

    By  Adnan Nazir, Specialist Podiatrist, BSc (Hons) Pod         An ingrown toenail is a toenail that has grown into the skin instead of over it. This usually happens to the big toe, but it can also happen to other toes. An ingrown toenail can get infected. It may be painful, red and swollen, and it may drain ...

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  • Osteoarthritis in the Base of Thumb October 20, 2014

    By Emma Bamford, Clinical Hand Therapy Specialist, Senior Chartered Physiotherapist, MSc, BSc (Hons) MCSP     Pain in the thumb due to osteoarthritis of the CMCJ (Carpometacarpal joint) is one of the most common hand complaints we see as hand therapists. Symptoms can include: Pain Crunching or grinding in the joint Bony Prominences or deformities of the thumb Reduced range of movement Reduced grip strength   Osteoarthritis is ...

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  • The Evolving Role of the Physio and Sports Science in Football, by Gar… August 7, 2014

    In a special guest blog for Central Health, Burton Albion FC Manager Gary Rowett explains the role of a Physiotherapist in modern day football, and discusses how sports science can be used to gain an advantage over opponents.   We have a new Medical Department this season at Burton Albion FC, as after 2 years at the ...

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  • Pre-Season Training by Rob Kozluk August 7, 2014

    With the new football season just about to kick off, in a guest blog for Central Health, professional football star Rob Kozluk shares his memories of pre-season training, from throughout his successful career. Rob played at the highest level at clubs including Derby County, Sheffield United, Barnsley and Port Vale.   Rob’s Pre-Seasons My earliest memories of pre-season ...

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