26 May

Barefoot running: reduced or increased risk of injury?

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15 May

Top 5 reasons you need a physio run assessment.

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29 Apr

The power of touch in physiotherapy

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27 Mar

Neuro Pilates classes at SPEAR

Neuro Pilates is acknowledged by physiotherapists as having benefits for several neurological populations including MS, Stroke and Parkinson’s Disease. Neuro physios with clinical background in working to achieve normal patterns of movement to improve function, can use the pilates method to assist in this goal.

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27 Mar

SPEAR Physiotherapy talks to Julie Erskine

Long time client and friend of SPEAR Physiotherapy and Sports Injury, Julie Erskine cycles for team OnForm and has used SPEAR physiotherapist, James for many years. They first met in Aberdeen University when Julie was studying for her PHD – legend has it she fed James carbohydrate drink, exercised him in a heat chamber and fed him fish and chips all in the name of science!

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27 Mar

What our Pilates clients say about us

Pilates is a low impact form of exercise designed to strengthen the deep abdominals and gluteal muscles, which all help to support the lower back and hips – by strengthening the core you provide your body with a strong stable base from which to move.

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27 Mar

Josephine Anselin runs New Zealand

In November 2016, Josephine Anselin left Scotland to run and hike New Zealand for 99 days, raising money for The Running Charity! SPEAR physiotherapist, James worked with Josephine on some of the prep for her adventure and caught up with her during a clinic session in April, hosting a Q&A to learn more about her journey; including the idea, her motivation, food diary, training and mental and physical preparation for her time in the Wilderness!

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27 Mar

SPEAR neurological and musculoskeletal team client success

SPEAR Sports Injury and Physiotherapy specialise in sports injuries and neurological rehabilitation; providing treatment for muscle and joint injuries, Orthopaedic surgery, rehabilitation and work related neck and back pain. Whilst all our clients enjoy success after a period of physiotherapy and proper recovery methods, now and again a story comes to our clinic that really breaks boundaries.

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27 Mar

Physiotherapy and managing concussion

SPEAR’s Chartered Physiotherapist, Lisa recently held a talk to the  University of Aberdeen’s rugby team on Concussion. During her time with rugby and touch rugby teams, Lisa has seen many concussions with varying degrees of severity and recovery times, by establishing connections with local Touch Rugby teams and university teams she aims to promote awareness, safety and how to manage concussion.

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27 Mar

SPEAR introduces Physio Bikefit service

PhysioBikefit is an assessment session, fitting your body to your bike. Using a turbo trainer, the Physiotherapist will assess your body mechanics whilst you are riding your bike and guide you through a range of exercises specific to cycling form to assess body mechanics.

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