Blog

VIEW POST

POSTED: April 30, 2021

Osgood-Schlatter and Adolescent Anterior Knee Pain

Ah yes…anterior knee pain again! Our previous blogs on anterior knee pain were really well received, indeed knee pain injuries are a common occurrence for the patients we see each week in clinic. Recently due to the easing of restrictions and people being more active we have seen a rise in adult anterior knee pain […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: March 28, 2021

What is Sciatica and how to ease the pain

Sciatica…a real pain in the butt! Sciatica is a subset of back pain specifically related to irritation of the Sciatic Nerve. The sciatic nerve is a large nerve which begins in your lower back and runs via the buttock down the entire length of your leg. Irritation of the sciatic nerve can occur due to […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: February 27, 2021

How to Fix Carpal Tunnel and Tennis Elbow

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) CTS is a fairly common condition which affects the wrist, hand, and fingers. It occurs when the Median Nerve, which gives sensation to much of your hand, becomes irritated. This often occurs at the level of the CT, a small space in your wrist where the nerve (and a number of […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: January 31, 2021

STOP Neck, Back and Headache Pains from Working at Home

Its not been the best start to 2021 but we hope everyone’s been well and safe. It seems like home working is likely the new normal for most people. Since the first lockdown’s lifted and being allowed to see patients in clinic, we have been seeing much more issues related to working from home. The […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: December 10, 2020

Exercises To Fix Pain In The Front Of The Knee | Part 2

In our last blog, we’ve discussed the common causes of anterior knee pain and highlighted the importance of getting an accurate diagnosis. This follow-up blog will highlight the differences in the exercises to solve these issues! If you have not read Part 1 of the blog you can read that here What Exercises Should I […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: October 31, 2020

What Causes Pain In The Front Of The Knee

Anyone who has ever experienced knee pain will have heard of these terms: Jumper’s knee; Runner’s knee; Patella femoral pain; Arthritis; Meniscus tear. These diagnoses get thrown around all the time – by everyone and anyone! So what do they mean and how is it even relevant to getting your knee pain sorted? In this […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: September 2, 2020

Tips For Returning Back To The Gym Safely After Lockdown

Its been a while since many of us last stepped in a gym. Hopefully, everyone has been able to adapt and find new ways to keep training towards your goals. With the gyms re-opening this week, I am sure everyone is raring to go. Everyone at ESP Physio enjoys working out in the gym for […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: August 31, 2020

How To Fix A Sprained Ankle

So there is a strong chance if you are reading this blog then you have recently sprained your ankle! If so then you have come to the right place, and yes, before we begin, it’s a very painful thing to do so you have our deepest sympathies. The good news is that if managed properly, […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: July 13, 2020

COVID-19 and Phased Re-opening of ESP Physio

Following the Phase 3 road map announcement from the Scottish Government on the 9th July it has become clear that face to face physiotherapy can begin to operate once again with enhanced measures. Understandably the safety of our staff, and our patients is vital and we have complied with all the governing bodies and 3rd […]

VIEW POST

POSTED: May 19, 2020

Lockdown Back Pain

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 and the lockdown we have seen an increasing number of complaints from our patients with symptoms of low back pain and stiffness. It would seem that the combination of more people working from home, sitting in chairs for longer, (that are often not designed for long sitting office type work), […]

BOOK AN APPOINTMENT WITH ESP PHYSIO TODAY

BOOK NOW