February is National Raynaud’s Awareness month, but what is Raynaud’s? Raynaud’s is a condition where the small blood vessels in the hands, feet, ears, nose and nipples are over-sensitive to the slightest changes in temperature, the cold and sometimes stress. This may cause the fingers or toes to change colour, the extremities may be cold […] Read More
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Why choose Kensington Physio?
From the minute you walk in the door you will notice our friendly, kind and passionate staff. At Kensington Physiotherapy, we are here to help you in any way possible. We are a small family owned business offering many different services. Whether it be Physiotherapy, Sports Massage or Pilates. Yes, we do have it all […] Read More
Weekend Physio: the best time for physiotherapy and sports massage!
Do you currently struggle with a pain or an injury – but are finding it difficult to make time during the week to go and see a physio? Have you been to physio but find that you are constantly having to cancel or reschedule because of meetings or other priorities during the week? Did you […] Read More
Disc Degeneration is not due to wear and tear!
Are we wearing out? It is a common held belief that disc degeneration of the spine is a result of aging and ‘wear & Tear’ from mechanical overload or injury. However recent research strongly disputes this argument! The Twin Study: Disc Degeneration The Twin Spine Study which initially started in 1991 looked at both identical […] Read More
Skinny Jeans Do Not Cause Low back Pain!
A recent poll by the British Chiropractic Association claimed that skinny jeans and coats with fluffy hoods can cause back pain! The poll which quizzed over a 1000 women found that 73% of women had experienced back pain and whom also wore such clothing. Low Back Pain However what the poll failed to mention was that most […] Read More
High Heels in the Workplace
Should Women Wear 2 inch High Heels to Work? Here is an article on a discrimination case about women being forced to wear 2 inch high heels at work. As a Physiotherapist, I am always trying to get women to think about their footwear as a high heel may cause: undue pressure on the foot […] Read More