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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 […]


POSTED: November 11, 2019

ESP Physio clinic opened in Stirling – Physiotherapy for Stirling County

For ESP Physio, 2019 has arguably been our most exciting year yet!  Firstly we set foot into Glasgow with a new physiotherapy clinic, and added both Gordon and Andrew as two new full time physiotherapists into the team bolstering us to four full time physiotherapists.  We also took over as the official provider of physiotherapy […]


POSTED: October 2, 2019

Bicep injuries & how to fix them | Part 1

This summer saw the Worlds Strongest Man competition in the USA, and our very own sponsored athletes Tom and Luke Stoltman taking 5th and 7th respectively. More recently Tom regained his title of Scotland’s Strongest Man with a great performance, narrowly defeating his brother to make it two titles in a row. In a similar […]


POSTED: September 10, 2019

Crossfit Shoulder Injuries

Clinically at ESP we see a large number of Crossfitters, with shoulder injuries being one of the most common complaints. Crossfit exercises place a high demand on the shoulders, with a majority of the upper body movements involving pressing and pulling overhead. To reduce the chance of injury, it is important that the shoulder has […]


POSTED: July 3, 2019

Tennis Elbow and How Physiotherapy Can Help

It was great to see Andy Murray return to playing competitive tennis recently after his hip injury and hip resurfacing surgery. This emphasized to everybody at ESP Physio the physical demands that playing tennis puts on your whole body.  Due to the acceleration, deceleration and sudden change of direction in addition to the repetitive one […]


POSTED: June 6, 2019

Running Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Running Injuries and How to Prevent Them