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Additional opening hours! Following popular demand, we are pleased to announce that we are extending our opening hours in the Coatbridge clinic, starting Saturday 10th March. Healthsure Physiotherapy in Coatbridge will now be open for business during the additional hours of 10am-2pm every Saturday. We hope these extended hours will offer greater flexibility and [...]
Cosmetic Acupuncture: better than Botox? You’ve seen the selfies of celebrities looking like a baby porcupine and have heard that it’s better than Botox, but what is cosmetic acupuncture all about? And more importantly, does it work?! Read our blog to find out more about this treatment. Following decades of rising demand for cosmetic surgery, [...]
US Open Injury Watch Common tennis injuries The final Grand Slam of the tennis season began at the US Open on Monday 28th August. Normally we would be talking about how all of the top players are descending on Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York. This year however there has been a recurring theme: injury. [...]
Start the New Season Injury Free With the new Scottish football season now in full swing, the number of injuries – professional and amateur – will no doubt rise! A combination of overzealousness and complacency will be sure to contribute to a number of injuries, ranging from small, fairly innocuous niggles to painful, potentially longer [...]
Sooth Injuries with Sports Massage Sports Massage is an essential component of any comprehensive physiotherapy plan. It helps with serious injuries, strains and conditioning. It allows you to lie back and let a qualified physiotherapist examine your physical condition to determine the specific spots needing treatment and what massage techniques to use. Don’t let the [...]
An Introduction to Clinical Pilates Pilates were once the oft-forgotten, never-mentioned cousins of yoga. Now they have become a hugely popular, widely recognised method of improving and maintaining fitness in their own right. Developed by Joseph Pilates in the 1920s, who rightly believed mental and physical health were closely connected. His method was developed out [...]
How To Avoid Tennis Injuries It’s that time of year again. Wimbledon. The tennis racquets are fetched down from the attic, dusted off and – weather permitting – taken to local tennis courts. It is the 2 weeks of the year where the whole of the UK is joined in mutual appreciation and enjoyment of [...]
Movement and Flexibility Exercises Physiotherapy is synonymous with good physical health and wellbeing. It is used for a variety of reasons including relaxation, to help with injury recovery and to strengthen the body. Physiotherapy however is not simply for overworked, injured athletes in need of quick, responsive treatment. It is also a great way for [...]
Fix your Strains and Sores with healing, pain-reducing Electrotherapy It may sound like something Dr Frankenstein used to create his Monster in Mary Shelley’s classic but never fear, as electrotherapy is actually a hugely reliable, useful way of treating injuries to restore you to prime physical health. Pioneered in 1856 by Guillaume Duchenne electrotherapy [...]
Increase your Workplace Efficiency With a DSE Assessment It would astound you to know how much money UK businesses lose due to sickness-related illnesses. In 2013 alone, 131 million days were lost because of sickness absences, an average of 4.4 days per worker. Furthermore, in 2011/12 the cost of accidents, injuries and ill health to [...]