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Shoulder Instability, What does it mean?

Shoulder Instability   The shoulder is a ball-and-socket joint that has one of the largest ranges of motion in the human body. However, all this mobility comes with a price as it is more susceptible to becoming unstable, compared to other joints.   Most people have heard of someone dislocating their shoulder, which is usually […]


Supportive Shoes vs “Barefoot” Shoes

Running:  Part 3 – Supportive Shoes vs “Barefoot” Shoes   By now most runners will have heard of barefoot shoes or even tried them. What we wear on our feet can have a major impact on how they function. A shoe that fits well, has good grip on the desired surface and feels comfortable will […]


Can I Exercise While I Am Sick?

Exercising When Sick As the cold and flu season arrives, the question often asked is…Should I exercise when I am sick? The first thing that can be affected by the common cold, or more seriously the flu, is your exercise regime.   How vigorously should I exercise? Will it make me more unwell? Should I […]


Running in the 21st Century (Part 2): Am I injured or just sore?

Running: The one-legged exercise Running is a one-legged sport. Throughout the running cycle, one foot strikes the ground and pushes off while the other is mid-air. Momentarily, both feet are off the ground until the other foot makes contact and repeats the same force absorption and push-off movement. As a result, runners have to be […]


Running in the 21st Century (Part 1)

Running – Things to Consider Well we’re right in the thick of it now. If you look out your office window you’ll probably spot a trail of fluoro clad, Pheidippides-inspired heroes, grinding a path in their quest to top last year’s personal best… Yes it is running season, with plenty of people gearing up for […]


Optimum Nutrition for Running in the 21st Century

Optimum Nutrition for Running in the 21st Century Whether you run for fun, fitness or competition, chances are you probably have signed up for some sort of race. It doesn’t matter if you’ve signed up for a 10km race, half marathon or a full marathon, it is really important to practice good fueling and recovery […]


Introducing Cranio-Sacral Therapy at PhysicoCity

What is Cranio-Sacral Therapy and How does it work? Stress, trauma and illness are things that everyone will encounter at some point in their life, in varying degrees. It may gradually accrue when we have an argument with someone or receive some worrying news. Or maybe you suffer from a chronic health condition. All those […]


Physio Times Magazine Features PhysiCo Director

Our Director, Thomas Wyer, was recently published in the Physio Times Magazine. The article covers the behind the scenes of being a physio, a business owner, and managing a Pilates studio on the side. Tom also expands on the benefits his client’s have experienced by introducing Pilates to their exercise regime. Pilates is a fantastic […]


What is De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis?

Do you get pain on the thumb side of the wrist when using your thumb or lifting objects? De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis is a painful condition that displays these symptoms and may be the culprit. This is brought about by inflammation of the tendons and tendon sheath that passes over the bony edge of your wrist, […]


WHY YOU AREN’T ACHIEVING WEIGHT LOSS RESULTS

4 REASONS WHY YOU AREN’T ACHIEVING THE WEIGHT LOSS RESULTS YOU WANT   1. YOU AREN’T BEING CONSISTENT OR PATIENT ENOUGH Sustainable weight loss can take anywhere from 3-6 months at least. It may take some time to see significant changes on the scale, changes in how clothing fits and changes in your body composition […]