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25 Jan Exercise, Strengthen, Ski!

Skiing is a most exhilarating experience for those of us who love the thrill of racing down the slopes, the burn in the thighs and some strength in reserve to allow a graceful finish for the reward of a vin chaud! At Halo Physio we educate...

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21 Jan Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder can be an extremely painful condition in which the shoulder becomes stiff. Symptoms can start without warning or can be triggered after relatively minor injury. The condition usually goes through three stages: The Painful Inflammatory Stage ('freezing' stage) The Stiff Stage ('frozen' stage)  The Resolution...

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07 Dec What is Pilates Reformer?

Jess from Beam with Grace is now offering Pilates Reformer sessions on Mondays and Fridays at Halo, giving you the chance to Bend, Energise, Align and Move your body, using Pilates techniques on our brand new Allegro 2 Reformer. What is a Pilates Reformer? The Pilates Reformer...

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19 Nov Brace Yourself for the Road to Recovery

The use of specially designed and bespoke fitted orthopaedic braces can be beneficial during periods of rehabilitation following certain injuries. Braces can help to relieve pain and discomfort, and enable you to move more freely by providing high levels of support around injured areas of the...

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14 Oct A Good Night’s Sleep

One subject we often get asked about by people suffering with neck pain is which type of pillow they should use to ensure a good and comfortable night's sleep. We think a medium firmness and thickness pillow is adequate for most people. However, people do seem to...

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16 Aug Up and Running After Injury

One of the reasons I love being a Physio is the great satisfaction I get from treating people and helping them to achieve their full potential and meet their goals. The human body is remarkable and should never be underestimated. It has an incredible ability to...

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30 May Shoulder Impingement Syndrome

Shoulder pain is one of the most common of musculoskeletal complaints with 30-50% of us experiencing it in our lifetime. Impingement syndrome accounts for up to 65% of all shoulder pain diagnoses and is defined as pain and often weakness when raising the arm caused by...

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25 May Breathing Pattern Disorders

Deborah Thomas, a Senior Physiotherapist at Halo Physio and who holds a special interest in respiratory and hyperventilation disorders, shares her knowledge on a key survival function that most of us do subconsciously, but so often get wrong! Breathing is a central part of our wellbeing...

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