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PJP blog - physiotherapy help arthritis

Can Physiotherapy Help Arthritis?

I am often asked can physiotherapy help arthritis. My physiotherapy treatments focus on establishing the mobility and functioning of affected body parts by utilising various techniques. These can include manual “hands-on” therapy, electrotherapy, acupuncture and ...
PJP blog - why acupuncture works

Why Acupuncture Works

Today on my blog, I will discuss why acupuncture works. It is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine using fine needles that are inserted at certain sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative ...
PJP blog - walking for back pain

6 Benefits Of Walking For Back Pain

During the last year, since the pandemic began, I have treated many patients with back pain resulting from inactivity. In many cases back pain has resulted from long periods working at home, sitting in front ...
PJP blog - acupuncture help sciatica

Does Acupuncture Help Sciatica?

I often get asked if acupuncture can help with the pain of sciatica and the short answer is yes. Sciatica refers to pain that radiates posteriorly down the leg from the buttock to below the ...
PJP blog - physiotherapy for lower back pain

Physiotherapy For Lower Back Pain

If you have lower back pain, physiotherapy can really help to reduce it and get you back to some kind of normal mobility. I provide my patients with strengthening and conditioning exercises to help them ...
PJP blog - fit and healthy

How to stay fit and healthy during the pandemic

Being fit and healthy in your everyday lives can really help during a pandemic. With the current COVID-19 pandemic still existing in the UK, having a healthy lifestyle can prevent disease. Physically active individuals usually ...