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POSTED: November 29, 2021

Sports Massage at Edinburgh Physiotherapy Clinic

In recent months we have added Sports Massuer Cairn Wallace to the team at ESP. He has been doing a great job helping us deliver our Stirling Rugby Club service, and has now also recently started running a sports massage clinic from our Edinburgh clinic. In this months blog we thought we would catch up […]

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POSTED: September 30, 2021

GP, A+E, or ESP Physio?

In recent months we have encountered lots of patients who have a similar story regarding their injury, and how it has been managed prior to them coming to see us. For the most part these patients were either trying to get help via their GP or were post-operative/recovering from surgery or trauma.  The general theme […]

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POSTED: July 19, 2021

Why Choose Physiotherapy?

Lately we have seen lots of promotions on social media with companies including our own advertising to help you with your injuries, aches and pains. Physiotherapists; Osteopaths; Chiropractors; Sports Therapists; Massage Therapists; and more all say that they can make you better. Therefore choosing where to go, and who to see can be a difficult […]

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POSTED: June 25, 2021

Frozen Shoulder and how Physiotherapy can help

At ESP we commonly see shoulder injuries. Typically these are injuries to the rotator cuff or muscles stabilising the shoulder. However in the past 12-18 months we have seen a rapid increase in the number of patients coming into see us with Frozen Shoulder. For most people this condition is relatively unheard off and the […]

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POSTED: May 28, 2021

Your First Visit to ESP Physio

Instead of focussing on a specific injury in this month blog we will be giving you a brief outline of what you can expect on your first visit to ESP. For some of our patients they have never been to physiotherapy before and understandably it can be a bit daunting.  How to Book? If you […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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