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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 […]


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 […]


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), […]


POSTED: April 28, 2020

In pain from working at home? Here’s some tips to get you through the lockdown

With a large number of us now working remotely from home as a result of the COVID-19 lock down we are seeing a lot of people contact us with pain in their hips, lower back, and neck from essentially spending more time sitting and not moving or exercising as much as normal. So here are […]


POSTED: April 9, 2020

Bicep injuries & how to fix them | Part 2

Following on from our previous blog on bicep tendon injuries, we will be sharing with you the various signs and symptoms of a biceps tendon rupture, and what you should do if you suspect one. To cover the other end of the spectrum (an injured, but intact biceps), we will also be sharing some simple […]


POSTED: February 3, 2020

Plantar fasciitis, what you need to know and how to fix It.

So the winter weather has taken its toll. You need to get some time in the sun, so you book a holiday to Tenerife! You’ve bought the new clothes, complete with a pair of Havanas. You fly there, and everything is going great! A few days into the trip, you wake up with a severe […]


POSTED: December 30, 2019

Neck pain and what you can do to help it

Do you have a sore neck? Well, you are not alone! Neck pain is the fourth leading cause of disability (Wang et al 2016). Each year, 3 in 10 people will experience some form of neck pain and up to 70% of the population will experience neck pain at some point in their lives (Child […]