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  • Beware of the Chair! July 28, 2014

    By Jon Lewis BSc (Hons) HCPC, Chartered Occupational Health Physiotherapist             If you read my last article The Truth about High Heels you will know that I am not a big fan of high heels as their long term and frequent use can cause serious biomechanical imbalances, long term deformities and chronic pain. The next modern invention to go ...

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  • Army Recruit Goes Biomechanical at Central FootClinic to Solve Foot Pr… May 8, 2014

    By David Elliott Podiatrist, BSc (Eng), CPodM, GNP(Pod), FAIPP, FAChPod, MAOSF         Christine, an Army Recruit at the Military Academy at Harrogate where she’s undergoing basic training, came to Central FootClinic recently complaining of pain in her feet and legs. She had been experiencing problems for several weeks whilst taking part in physical training, and was not ...

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  • Improving the Health of Your Workforce and the Health of Your Profits April 14, 2014

    By Kevin Huffington, Clinical Director, Central Health Network         Kevin Huffington (right) with Adam Collins of DHL at the global couriers East Midlands base, where Central Occupational Health provide onsite occupational health physiotherapy services Occupational Health (OH) Services are increasingly becoming recognised as a cost effective way of managing employee’s sickness absence issues in the private and public ...

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  • The Truth about High Heels January 16, 2014

    by Jon Lewis, Senior Chartered Physiotherapist BSc  MCSP HCPC         They say that diamonds are a girl’s best friend but unfortunately high heels most definitely aren’t! One in ten women wear high heels on three or more days a week, and wearing these stylish shoes is now believed to be one of the leading causes of permanent foot ...

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  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament Injury January 8, 2014

    With news of England footballer Theo Walcott being ruled out of this summer’s World Cup, leading Central Health Physiotherapist Kevin Huffington explains the function of the Anterior Cruciate Ligament, how it becomes injured and the associated treatment and rehabilitation processes.         The Anterior Cruciate Ligaments (ACL) main role is to help to stabilize the knee by stopping ...

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