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 in tissue (muscle, ligaments etc), all pain is generated within the brain, simply put, no brain – no pain! Learn more
Our expert Physiotherapists at Gosforth Physio and Wellness are highly skilled in diagnosis, treatment, education and prevention of low back pain and stiffness.
Back pain and stiffness can be debilitating leading to time off work; preventing holidays or severely limit your ability to perform sports, engage in hobbies and enjoy life with family and friends.Learn more
The symptoms may cause debilitating pain and stiffness that lead to time off work; they can also prevent or severely limit your ability to perform sports, engage in hobbies and enjoy life.
Whatever the source of your symptoms, an inability to fully move your knee or a sore and painful knee can be very frustrating. The good news? It’s simple to fix in the majority of cases.Learn more
Neck pain has many causes usually due to musculoskeletal issues. Acute neck pain can be assessed, diagnosed and treatment started usually in your first physiotherapy session.
A proportion of neck complaints may develop into persistent or chronic neck pain and become multifactorial in nature. Evidence suggests the risk of chronic neck pain increases once neck pain is established for 6 weeks. It is therefore essential to make an accurate diagnosis of the cause of your neck pain so that appropriate treatment can be directed at the source.Learn more
Symptoms may be caused by local structures within or around the shoulder, or be referred from other sources including the neck or upper back. This is why it is vital to have an expert assessment to understand the exact nature and reason for your pain, stiffness or weakness.
Whatever the source of your symptoms, an inability to fully move your shoulder or a sore and painful shoulder can be very frustrating. The good news is that it’s simple to fix in the majority of cases.Learn more
The most common heel pain is Plantar Fasciitis, causing a stabbing pain in the heel. It generally occurs with your first steps after rising in the morning and can return if you are seated for prolonged periods of the day.
It can involve inflammation of the plantar fascia, the thick band of tissue that stretches from the heel along the arch of the foot. It tends to come on slowly typically in just one foot, however it can occur in both feet and can become very stubborn.Learn more