Ultrasound

Ultrasound is a modality that is more mechanical rather than electrical; it utilises sound waves in the ultrasonic frequency (too high for humans to hear). Ultrasound has been used in a medical context for years, and you may be more familiar with the ultrasound that is used for imaging, or to look inside the body during pregnancy and to visualise s...
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TENS

Transcutaneous Electric Nerve Stimulation (TENS) Tens is a modality frequently used by physiotherapists to relieve pain. The current is generated by a machine and applied to your skin via electrodes. You may be asked to come to the clinic for TENS application as a part of your physiotherapy regimen, or if you are having physiotherapy treatment at h...
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HAS YOUR MOBILE PHONE BECOME A PAIN IN YOUR NECK?

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In the past few years, we have grown a new organ – our mobile phones, fixed to our hands. ​ When was the last time you left the house without your phone? When we aren't looking at our phones, our eyes are on our laptop screens. And when we aren't looking at screens, we're bouncing around on the roads on our way home from work. (And if you WFH, you ...
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Back pain

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Physiotherapy for Back Pain Back pain is something most of us will experience at some stage during our lives and is the most common reason for missed days at work. Back pain affects primarily the lower back and the good news is, that in most cases, the cause of pain is not serious and can be resolved in a few days or weeks. However, some symptoms c...
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