Blog – Page 3 – ESP Physio



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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


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 […]