Core Stability Benefits | Sports Therapy Coventry

What is core stability? ‘Core stability’ can be generalised as a person’s ability to create stability throughout the spine while accomplishing daily activities such as standing, walking, running and playing sport. Deep muscles in the torso area tighten up to create a corset type force onto the lower back (lumbar…

Elite Therapy: Spotlight Article

One of our clients Phil Butler, like most of us leads a busy lifestyle due to work and social pressures. Being a self employed entrepreneur he was falling into the trap of being a slave to his business. Both his fitness and social needs started to fall by the wayside.…

Stretching: Facts vs Myth

Unfortunately, this therefore means we leave stretching to when we are most tired and the decision to put our feet up and enjoy that well deserved glass of beer or wine is much more attractive. Our consistency with stretching decreases significantly. But is it really worth that added extra time…

Inner Ankle Pain? Posterior Tibialis Syndrome Facts

If you are experiencing inner ankle pain, the posterior tibialis tendon may be inflamed. During weight bearing activities the muscles in the calf and shin areas work hard to place and support the foot. When biomechanics of the lower leg and/or foot is off this can contribute to an increased…

Stretches for Lower Back Pain | Physiotherapy Coventry

Over 80% of Britons experience some degree of lower back pain, ache, tightness or stiffness. Below I have listed some stretches that will help decrease some of the muscular forces (tightness) that pull onto the pelvic and lower back area and contribute to lower back pain. In order to see…

Change Your Posture To Change Your Mood!

Research suggests that by taking a power pose (chest up and head high) or success pose (arms raised in victory) you can instantly change your mood, even if you don’t fully believe that it will! Therefore, next time you are preparing for a big business, social or sporting event throw…

How Does The Healing Process Work For Muscle Tears?

Muscle strains or tears are common conditions that we see here in the clinic. If it does happen to you, it is essential that you understand what has happened and what will happen to ensure the best healing possible. Let’s discuss three simple healing stages and the rehab needs for…

Feeling Stressed!?

Have you ever experienced some sort of stress in your life? How have you handled that stress? Are you under the impression that stress contributes to illness and/or disease? Do you truly believe that your stress is a negative experience? Recent research suggests that when suffering from stress, we can…

What You Can Expect From Elite Massage Therapy In Coventry?

Knowing what to expect from your first massage therapy session will ease any anxieties you may have. Before your sessions begins,  the therapist  will take a detailed medical history.  Knowing your history allows a therapist to determine if there are any reasons you should avoid massage or a particular technique.…

Coping With Back Pain | Coventry | Therapy

With acute pain the body is going through a natural healing process, whereas with chronic pain it is more appropriate to think of the area as being aggravated as opposed to being damaged. Acute back pain is more likely to dissipate and normal daily activities regained. With chronic back pain…