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Walk the Walk with Biomechanics

02/06/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

A biomechanical assessment may have an altogether robotic ring to it, but in fact this treatment plays an eye-opening role for most patients. Gosforth Physio & Wellness is showing how […]

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Spotlight: Soft Tissue Massage

01/06/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

Having introduced you to the benefits of deep tissue massage, we’re being careful not to neglect its treatment cousin, soft tissue massage. Don’t be fooled: where you might be tempted […]

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Sports Injuries: Why the Wait?

03/05/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

Practising patience is a tricky task as it is, let alone as part of your sports injury recovery programme. When you most want to hit the gym again or hop […]

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Focus On: Deep Tissue Massage

02/05/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

We’re getting a bit deep in this month’s blog, running you through all the ins and outs of deep tissue massage. With the name itself almost inviting the assumption that […]

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Dry Needling: What’s the Point?

10/04/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

Countless clients are left in two minds over the very notion of dry needling. Of course we can understand the hesitancy, but once given the whole picture, you’ll start wondering […]

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Brushing up on Sports Massages

03/04/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

Here at Gosforth Physio, we’re keen to straighten out an all-too-common myth surrounding sports massages. Despite a somewhat misleading name, this treatment is not exclusively for elite athletes. Simply because […]

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Cervical Radiculopathy

23/03/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

What is it? Cervical Radiculopathy is a neurogenic condition in which the cervical spinal nerve or nerve roots (both located in the neck) become irritated, causing pain in the neck […]

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When to Visit a Sports Injury Clinic

- by Kevin Kennedy

No doubt, Team GB’s sporting prowess at last year’s Olympics left quite the impression on all who tuned in. And yet, the Rio games also unveiled an altogether darker side […]

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Feet Talk! Chiropodist | Newcastle

10/03/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

Are Your Feet Telling you Something? First things first, let’s clear up exactly what chiropody entails. Having become entangled with the word ‘podiatry’, many people are left scratching their heads […]

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Facebook Competition – Terms and Conditions

18/01/2017 - by Kevin Kennedy

Facebook Competition Terms & Conditions 1. Entries are limited to 1 per person. Entries from accounts deemed illegitimate or fake will not be counted. 2. This competition is only open […]

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Acupuncture – How Does It Work?

20/10/2016 - by Kevin Kennedy

Aspects of traditional Chinese medicine such as acupuncture date back over 3,000 years and work on the holistic treatment of the body based on the concept of balancing body energy […]

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Pilates vs Yoga

22/09/2016 - by Kevin Kennedy

Pilates and Yoga are so often mentioned within the same sentence, but although they are fairly similar in many ways, both disciplines have their own, very distinct benefits. Strengthening, Toning […]

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Cervicogenic Headache – A real pain in the neck (Part 1)

02/06/2016 - by Kevin Kennedy

Most of us can relate to the discomfort and disability experienced from having a headache. The constant pounding, the inability to concentrate and sleep and, more importantly, the severe impact […]

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Plantar Fasciitis

22/04/2016 - by Kevin Kennedy

What is Plantar Fasciitis?    Plantar Fasciitisis the one of the most common causes of heel pain. It involves the inflammation of the plantar fascia which is a thick band […]

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Bunions

07/03/2016 - by Kevin Kennedy

Foot / Big Toe pain and Dysfunction (Bunion pain). Gosforth Physio & Wellness Newcastle.   Hallux valgus, is more commonly known as a bunion, it is a deformity of the […]

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Purpose of Yoga

11/12/2015 - by Kevin Kennedy

Purpose of Yoga: Physiology. One of the most obvious benefits of Yoga is flexibility – bendiness, the ability to do up your laces without bending the knees (or even splits). […]

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Stress, Pain & dysfunction (Part 2) – Pain and Dysfunction

12/11/2015 - by Kevin Kennedy

Pain & dysfunction Please refer to our first blog (Understanding Pain) to ensure the following makes more sense. When pain is experienced, some people can quickly be pulled into a […]

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Stress, Pain & Dysfunction (Part 2) – Stress

21/10/2015 - by Kevin Kennedy

Stress is highly common in today’s busy society. It affects your behaviour, how you think, feel and how your system works. Common signs of stress include trouble concentrating, loss of appetite, […]

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Stress, Pain and Dysfunction (Part 1)

07/10/2015 - by Kevin Kennedy

Pain and dysfunction are commonly linked with stress and anxiety. Consider the term; ‘you take the weight of the world on your shoulders,’ it obviously refers to stress on the […]

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Understanding Pain

23/09/2015 - by Kevin Kennedy

Pain is an unpleasant experience or sensation created in the brain that we ‘feel’ in the body. Pains main function is to draw our attention to potential dangers and motivate us to avoid them. There is no pain […]

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