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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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 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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Gait Analysis

Want to improve your running? Want to be ‘less injured’? Analysing your running style can identify patterns of movement that pre-dispose you to injury. Injury and performance are on a continuum; inefficient movement is likely to cause injury and efficient movement is likely to significantly improve running economy. Running economy…. This is the term for…

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Mums…..don’t let pain get in the way!

It’s not unreasonable to expect to enjoy being pregnant, yet many women aren’t able to do so due to pain and discomfort. A lot are told ‘it’ll go as soon as the baby is born’ and they then just struggle along for the next 4-5 months in agony. Back and pelvic pain as well as…

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****Christmas Offers**** On the 12 Days of Christmas, Plym Physio brings to you……

(1) On the First Day of Christmas…. ** Book in now for your initial assessment for only £44, Fabulous savings not to be missed!! ** 2) On the Second Day of Christmas…** A Physio package, this includes your initial assessment and x6 physio sessions with our Director Nic!! All for a fantastic price of £220!!**…

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