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  • Determining Biomechanical Problems through Gait Analysis January 3, 2014

    By David Elliott Podiatrist, BSc (Eng), CPodM, GNP(Pod), FAIPP, FAChPod, MAOSF           The foundation of the body is the feet. The alignment and position of your feet can affect your whole body, which in turn can cause local foot and ankle pain and pain further up into your body, such as in the knee, hip and back. This ...

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  • Treating Painful Trigger Points December 10, 2013

    By Glykeria Skamagki Senior Chartered Physiotherapist, MSc, BSc (Hons) MCSP Trigger points are discrete, focal, hyperirritable spots located in a band of skeletal muscle. The spots are painful on compression and can produce referred pain, referred tenderness, motor dysfunction, and autonomic phenomena. They can be the result of an injury, maybe from an unhealthy repetitive use of ...

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  • Sprained your Ankle? Don’t just Walk it Off! December 2, 2013

    by Jon Lewis, Senior Chartered Physiotherapist BSc  MCSP HCPC Most people have sprained their ankle at some point in their life. A sprained ankle occurs when the ligaments on the outside of the ankle are overstretched as a result of forcefully rolling over onto the outside of your foot. The severity of the sprain varies from a ...

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  • Innovative Kinesio Taping Techniques Used to Treat and Prevent Injurie… October 31, 2013

    By Glykeria Skamagki Senior Chartered Physiotherapist, MSc, BSc (Hons) MCSP Kinesiology, also known as Human Kinetics, is the scientific study of human movement. Kinesiology addresses physiological, mechanical, and psychological mechanisms. At Central Health we widely use Kinsesio Taping methods to treat various injuries. The taping method follows the theory of Kinesiology, and provides a treatment which ...

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  • Welcome to the New Blog from Central Health October 31, 2013

    Welcome to the brand new blog from the leading healthcare experts here at Central Health. Follow us for regular healthcare advice and opinion on issues including physiotherapy, osteopathy, podiatry and occupational health.

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