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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 Your Acute Locked Back Telling You?

What is an Acute Locked Back? An acute locked back happens when an unguarded movement causes a sudden jolt of pain to shoot through your back. It happens in many ways, such as turning over in bed, getting out of a car, or even bending forward to pick up a book. In fact, the absence […]


Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis), What is it?

Tennis Elbow, known to health professionals as Lateral Epicondylitis, is an overuse injury to the area. The location of this is on the outside of your elbow where the tendons of your forearm muscles attach to the bone. It happens when repetitive stress or load is put on the area causing inflammation, or microscopic tears, […]


Is sitting all day a problem for you?

Sitting too much? If so, then feeling stiff and tight in your hips and your lower back are likely familiar symptoms to you. Sitting for prolonged periods of time with a high frequency can cause problems for your body, namely: “pattern adaptation or maladaptation”. This is when the muscles, joints and tissues in the body […]


Meet Our Masseuse

A little introduction Hello! My name is Cristian. I have been a massage therapist since 2000, and was born near Venice, Italy. Since 1993, I have been a very active sports person. My interests include running, teaching swimming, break dancing, inline skating, climbing, martial arts, stretching, snowboarding, skiing, and a little bit of bike racing. [...]

5 reason why you should have a food diary

TRACKING YOUR FOOD FOR A PERIOD OF TIME MAY HELP YOU GET BETTER RESULTS… HERE’S WHY   Sure, tracking everything you eat and drink in a day can be quite tedious and annoying, especially when you’re running around with a busy schedule. BUT If you have specific weight loss goals, or are in a period […]


The Missing Link in Hip Rehabilitation

The Missing Link in Hip Rehabilitation — Evidence-Based Treatment for Hip Injuries Patients who come to physio with pain in the hip have often been managed from a one-joint or soft tissue injury concept at another centre. However, here at PhysiCo City, we firstly treat the hip joint itself – if there is any primary […]


Anterior Knee Pain – a.k.a. Patellafemoral Pain Syndrome

Do you get pain whilst you’re running, doing squats or walking up stairs? Is this pain located just behind your kneecap? If this sounds familiar, you may be experiencing Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome.   How it Feels Anterior knee pain or more accurately, Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome, commonly presents with pain on the front of the knee […]


Do Foam Rollers Actually Work?

Do Foam Rollers Work? An Evidence-Based Review   Foam rolling is believed to improve muscular performance and flexibility, reduce work out-related soreness, slash recovery time, and knock out muscle pain. For these reasons, the foam rollers have become increasingly popular in the last decade. Being a frequent user of foam rollers and prescribing it as […]