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New Physiotherapist in Stockport Practice

New Physiotherapist in Stockport Practice Sharn Hooper – Physiotherapist Fountain Square Physio are proud to introduce the newest member to our team.  Great Britain representative & Elite MTB mountain bike racer, Sharn Hooper.  Sharn will be available for 1:1 based pilates, spinning as well as all manner of MSK Physiotherapy. We are very excited to […]

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Hip Pain

Hip Injuries Hip pain is one of the most common types of problem we see and spreads across all age groups.  The hip joint and its relationship with the lumbar spine, Sacroilliac Joint (SIJ) and pelvis make it a complex area to assess and diagnose correctly. Osteoarthritis (OA) If you fit in the older age […]

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Spiral Stabilisation

We have muscle chains (linked groups of muscle) that work as units to stabilise our bodies during movement.  These chains spiral around us to hold us up against gravity, increasing our intraabdominal pressure and creating a decompressive force on our spines. The system works to balance the whole body.  When this system is compromised it leads to […]

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Knee Pain

Common Knee Complaints Knee Injuries We all know how important it is to be active, and the benefits there are to your joints and general wellbeing, unfortunately injuries can occur and commonly these involve the knees. The most common knee injuries involve the ligaments, cartilage or meniscus, tendons or joint surfaces.  Old injuries that were […]

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What do Physiotherapists do?

The job of a physiotherapist is to assist the patient in returning to their normal physical function – whatever that may be. It can involve treating a professional athlete to ensure a full and early return to competition or helping an elderly person to regain independence at home. The skills a physiotherapist requires are as […]

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Yorkshire 3 Peaks

Next up for a challenge are Alex, Stuart & Matt, the 3 of them will be attempting to run the Yorkshire 3 Peaks on Saturday 4th May – not because it’s an organised event, just for a bit of fun! The Yorkshire 3 Peaks, also called ‘a marathon with mountains’ consists of 24.5 miles while scaling […]

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St George’s Day

We’re feeling very patriotic today & celebrating England’s patron saint, St George…..but who was he…………well according to legend, he was a soldier in the Roman army who killed a dragon and saved a princess!  We imagine he had some aches, pains, niggles & injuries he could have done with seeing a physio about!  So, if […]

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Get moving to manage stress

Get moving to manage stress.   Exercise increases your overall health and wellbeing and has some great stress busting benefits. Exercise improves your mood by producing natural endorphins which activate a feel good emotion. Exercising can also work as a form of meditation, whilst partaking you’ll find that the worries of your day are melted […]

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