physiotherapist

Ski Knee Injuries ACLs R Us

Its ski season again. The blue skies, the power, the exhilaration of speed. and with all fabulous time on the slopes comes the excitement and risk. If you push yourself outside your comfort zone, as we all do at times, you may then be unlucky enough to sustain an injury. Preparation is everything. Here at […]

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Balance Team at the Olympics!

We are very proud to have three members of the Balance team working at the Olympics. They will be working hard to ensure that the Olympic and Paralympic athletes are  in top form. Our Clinical Director Graham Anderson will be working in the poly-clinic in the Olympic Village. It will be Graham’s fourth Olympic Games, […]

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What is Kinesiology Tape?

Increasingly athletes are being seen with bright coloured tape on their bodies, this is kinesiology tape. It is a light elastic tape that can be used for helping with musculoskeletal problems which can arise from overuse injuries, muscle strains or spasms, and swelling. Properties that make the tape appealing to athletes is its elasticity in […]

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Winston Gordon hopes for last laugh!

  Winston Gordon the current GB Judo number one in the middleweight division and one of Balance’s Olympic Ambassadors has just been featured in the Telegraph! The Balance team have now worked with Winston for over ten years and have helped him return from several potentially career ending injuries. We are still working very closely […]

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Sports Physiotherapists Wanted!

Balance Performance Physiotherapy is seeking to recruit two dynamic sports physiotherapists on a part time basis. The ideal candidates will have extensive experience of working in sport, have achieved or be working towards an MSc and experience of the private sector. Acupuncture, manipulation skills and a high degree of competency in taping and rehabilitation would […]

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Balance team at 2012 International Cyclefit Symposium

Graham Anderson our Clinical Director is among the key speakers at this years International Cycle Symposium (ICS). The inaugural ICS takes place over two days in the heart of Covent Garden in Central London at The Design Centre on January 25th-26th (Wed and Thurs). The International Cyclefit Symposium is a two day forum into the […]

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Balance doubles team eleven years at Wimbledon!

  In an enduring partnership that has lasted longer than most marriages Graham Anderson and Jonathan Lewis are at it again for the eleveth year in a row to ensure the stars of Wimbledon are ready to perform at their best. The expertise gained through working with elite sportsmen over such a long period of time is invaluable and […]

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Join the Balance physiotherapy team

We are looking to recruit two very dynamic and committed sports physiotherapists on a full-time and part-time basis. The candidates will have at least five years’ experience and significant experience in the musculoskeletal field. The ideal candidates will have or be working towards a master’s degree,  a strong background in sports physiotherapy and be actively […]

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Shoes may have changed how we run – piece from BBC Science journo

BBC Science Reporter Victoria Gill’s article is linked to below: http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/8483401.stm It describes research that came to the obvious conclusion that if you give a human the chance to take the path of least resistance they will take it, even if the consequences are a down turn in long term efficiency. Well thats my interpretation, […]

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