The missing link in Hip rehabilitation — Evidence-based Treatment for Hip Injuries

All too often, patients who come to physio with pain in the hip, have been managed from a one-joint or soft tissue injury concept at another centre. We firstly treat the hip joint itself if there is any primary joint and bone pathology. We assess and reduce neurological referred pain into the patient’s hip. And […]

Anterior Knee Pain a.k.a. Patellofemoral 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 or […]

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 part […]

Pilates for Lower Back Pain and the Importance of the Gluteal Muscles

At PhysiCo City Physiotherapy we run specialized physiotherapist-run Pilates classes, which are ideal for rehabilitation of lower back pain and pelvic girdle pain. Chronic lower back pain and pelvic girdle pain Back pain has become a real issue in our society, statistics show that approximately 10% of the population have a disability as a result […]

The Common Pattern of Tension in Runners

“The hip bone’s connected to the knee bone…” We all remember signing along as a child, but do you really understand the connections between key areas of your body? The connective component in our body is fascia, which serves to protect, support and encase our entire system from muscles and organs to the nervous system […]