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Q&A on Sciatica with Senior Physiotherapist, Helen Cottingham

What is sciatica?  The sciatic nerve is a nerve which runs from your lower back down, down your leg and into the foot. Sciatica is where the nerve has become irritated or compressed. Depending on severity, sciatica can take up to eight weeks to settle down.   What are the signs/symptoms?  You often experience pain in…
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Top 4 questions on Physiotherapy answered by YSM Clinic’s Senior Physiotherapist Jude McDowell

What is physiotherapy?  Physiotherapy is a profession which optimises physical capability and health in order for individuals to function at their optimum, therefore, improving quality of life. We want our patients to get back to doing everything they wish to do physically. Understanding our patients’ goals and helping them towards it, is our key aim. …
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What to expect from a Sports Massage?

Written by Karin Dixon and Olivia Bolsher, Sports Massage Therapists Yorkshire Sports Medicine resident Sports Massage Therapists, Olivia Bolsher and Karin Dixon, discuss all things regarding what to expect and consider when booking a sports massage. Sports massage is a form of manual therapy which includes a mixture of deep tissue massage, trigger point therapy…
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