Postural Analysis vs. Movement Screening

A pure postural analysis, using a plumbline (ear above shoulder, shoulder above hip bone, hip bone above knee and finally knee above outer ankle bone), is used clinically to acknowledge muscle/joint imbalances and compensations. These imbalances generally occur to overcome the forces of gravity and have a strong relationship with…

Patellofemoral Dysfunction

What causes it? Generally speaking, patellofemoral dysfunction occurs under one of two broad circumstances; either when the patella is forced with excessive pressure against the underlying femur or when it is pulled excessively either laterally or medically against the groove. In either case, this would cause irritation and abrasion of…

Carpal Tunnel Sports Massage In Coventry

Carpal Tunnel (CTS) is a relatively common condition that causes pain, numbness and a tingling sensation in the hand and fingers. Usually, these sensations develop gradually and initially are worse at night. They tend to affect the thumb, index finger and half of the ring finger. Other symptoms of carpal…

Physiotherapy Treatment For Neck Pain

Are you experiencing neck pain and stiffness? Neck pain and stiffness is a common complaint in today’s world. Due to the repetitive nature in most jobs, people quite often find themselves maintaining static postures regularly throughout the working day. This quite often leads to neck pain and stiffness.There are a…

Medical Acupuncture and its Benefits

Like Chinese acupuncture it involves the insertion of fine, solid filament needles. It has been proven to be an effective therapy for treating muscular tension and pain, and also aids healing through decreasing muscle spasm and improving mobility. It is considered  one of the safest medical treatments available in the…

Therapists Wanted!

We are excited to announce that Elite Therapy is expanding! Elite Therapy is going to be expanding in size and the variety of services we provide. When the expansion is completed the clinic will be comprised of the ground floor and the first floor.This expansion into the first floor area…

Tendon Injury? Key Facts For Rehab

Are you experiencing tendon pain? If so, you may have left it too late. Tendons can be found throughout the body. They attach muscle to bone and therefore an increased amount of force passes through them. To use an example of the high forces that pass through tendons, let’s use…