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

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

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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27 Mar

Golf and lower back pain

David Fanthorpe, a chartered physiotherapist with SPEAR is a keen golfer and works alongside Karen Young treating clients with golf-related injuries.  David and Karen also recently delivered a presentation in association with the Kings Links Golf Centre to golfers on related-injuries, recovery and prevention from a physiotherapy perspective. In this blog, David addresses concerns regarding growing trends of golfers incorporating weight training into their routines and some myths surrounding lower back pain. 

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26 Nov

Physio Bikefit Stretching Recommendations

SPEAR Sports Injury and Physiotherapy offer a physio bikefit service, run by chartered physiotherapist, Ashley Armstrong. In this blog, Ashley shares the benefits of warming up before a cycling session and highlights the main reasons why a cool down is just as important!

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26 Nov

Hydrotherapy and why it works

At SPEAR, we specialise in sports injuries and neurological rehabilitation and have a small team of dedicated and highly specialised physiotherapists who treat and rehabilitate people with neurological conditions. One of the rehabilitation techniques used at SPEAR physiotherapy is Hydrotherapy.

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