phone consultation

National Lockdown #2

Although I am unable to treat in the usual way for the duration of this lock down, I am allowed to help those who might otherwise use the NHS or are in pain that affects daily living. This would be in the form of a phone consultation to establish the nature of your injury/condition and…

Shockwave Therapy

Shockwave Therapy

Lower leg conditions such as plantar fasciitis and achillies tendinitis are often treated successfully using conventional strategies including strengthening, changing footwear and manual therapy. Occasionally, however, these conditions can prove resistant to conventional treatments. Podiatrist & Sports Scientist, Matt Hart, has introduced shockwave therapy at his clinic. Here he tells us why he has invested…

Winter Cycling Tips

Winter Cycling Tips

The halcyon days of Summer cycling are sadly gone, folks, and it’s time to put on our big pants and brace ourselves for the more unsettled, challenging conditions that Winter chucks our way. The following are some winter cycling tips I have put together for when you head out into the winter elements. CLOTHING -…

treatments at The Porch Surgery in Corsham

Treatments at The Porch Surgery, Corsham

Pleased as punch to be resuming treatments at The Porch Surgery in Corsham every Friday from 28th August 2020, just like the old days πŸ™‚ Treatments there will have the same stringent Covid-19 safety measures as at the King Alfred Clinic. Can’t wait to see established and new clients alike It will almost be like…

Remedial Massage in Chippenham

Treatments Resume :)

Happily I was able to start treating from 13th July. It’s been a very busy 4 or 5 weeks catching up with regulars and meeting and treating new ones. My home clinic is a little pared back from what it was, no soft furnishings and little decorative luxuries for the moment but the same quality…

Plantar Facsciitis

CPD and Not Quite Open!

Unfortunately Soft Tissue Therapy and Sports Massage didn’t quite make the cut in the list of other industries that are allowed to operate from 4th July – Boris clearly hasn’t had a treatment to know that the role plays an important part in healthcare. Our small but united band of Soft Tissue Therapists are lobbying…

Coronavirus Update – New Policies

Dear Clients, As you know, due to the coronavirus pandemic, I am unable to provide treatments as dictated by the Government and my governing bodies. I am hoping that restrictions will ease in July. However, in order to keep us all as safe as possible and free of infection, there will be new procedures in…

Ankle Injury

Ankle Rehab – The Wobble Cushion

I often recommend a wobble cushion for lower leg injuries and thought I would share a little more information as to why I love them. They have a number of functions including helping to improve ankle range of movement and control; strengthening of the soft tissues of the ankle joint; improving proprioception and balance.

3D Gait Analysis

3D Gait Analysis – The Benefits!

One of the primary goals for runners, regardless of ability, is trying to stay injury free. Many clinicians and speciality retailers for the management & prevention of lower limb injury consistently advise footwear. The commercially popular system often seen in running speciality stores with 2D gait analysis – filming from behind and advising motion control…