Ready to run??

I’m now 6+ weeks post fracture and I’m thinking I could be ready to run. I’m pretty consistently testing it out with different stresses when I’m treating patients so I think I’m ready to have a little go. My test for this is hopping. It’s a quick test I use with my runners to see…

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Thinking ahead to running

I’m approaching 6 weeks post-fracture now and the foot is pretty good. I’m back to dog walking in the mornings across some lumpy bumpy fields. Progressive loading within pain limits is certainly working as I’m doing a lot for very little or no pain. Fitness is still pretty limited as a few sessions on the…

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Progress or play??

I’m at 5 weeks now and it’s progressing nicely. I’m back dog walking – perhaps not such a big deal except it involves lumpy bumpy fields so can be a bit uncomfortable. I’ve started playing around a bit! Mostly because I’m demonstrating exercises and challenges for my patients and thinking of ways to challenge them…

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Practising what we preach

As promised, for those who are interested and with time on their hands, the next instalment of ‘foot-gate’! The sexy shoe has been side-lined and replaced by a normal trainer as the pain is much better and I can walk normally without it.. My foot looks pretty much like a normal foot and it’s definitely…

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A ‘break’ in training….

If you haven’t already heard I have broken my foot. To be precise a comminuted fracture of my 5th metatarsal. The cumberland centre were great as was fracture clinic. It’s a stable fracture that needs no intervention and should heal all by itself and I can move around as pain allows. This is perhaps a…

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BEGINNERS PILATES STARTS TUESDAY 2ND JULY!!

Our new beginners Pilates class starts next week!! Tuesday 2nd July @ 6pm.  We are offering a massive saving of £55 in the form of a FREE Assessment. You need to have an assessment before you start a class is so Nic can see if you have any difficulties that she needs to keep an…

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Mummy MOTivator!

Have you struggled with pelvic or back pain during pregnancy? Are you worried you have weakened and wont cope physically at the end of pregnancy or post-natally?? Too many women struggle unnecessarily our experts at Plym Physio can help. We have some top tip exercises from our blog back in January which can help you…

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COMPETITION time…win a FREE gait analysis session

So the time has come to launch our gait analysis competition! Plym Physio is using our fancy new treadmill with some of our running clients. If you’d like some guidance on your running gait then please enter our Facebook competition for the chance to win a session on the treadmill with Nic our Clinical Lead…

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Plym Pilates…is it for you??

So Pilates is a pretty popular exercise concept these days. It was developed about 100 years ago to rehabilitate forces personnel by a man called Joseph Pilates and became fashionable about a decade ago, being applied specifically around working on peoples ‘core’ and improving their mobility. This is still a valid application of Josephs techniques…

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Plym Physio are recruiting…. do you have what it takes to join our team?!

Are you a Physio looking for an exciting new career challenge in 2019? It’s been another record-breaking year for us here at Plym Physio and due to our burgeoning caseload we’re looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and motivated Physio to join our team, working from our purpose-built clinic and gym opposite Heles School in Plympton….

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