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…

What to expect from Physiotherapy/sports Therapy | Coventry

At Elite Therapy, we believe it is important to give our clients plenty of ‘one to one’ education and treatment time. Therefore we offer longer physiotherapy and sports therapy treatments sessions to give our clients exactly that. Giving our clients longer than normal treatment times allows us to ensure our…

Barefoot Running | Sports Therapy | Coventry

Claims that the human foot is naturally designed to run bare on the ground, not in modern cushioned running shoes, have led many runners trying out barefoot running. The rationale behind barefoot running is for the foot to move in a more natural and efficient way, with the front of…

Physiotherapy In Coventry | Your Spine

Your spine- the basics Over the last 20 years or more, people are becoming more aware of their postural needs and habits. This increased awareness has a direct relationship with the fact that the majority of people are in jobs that involve long periods of maintained postures with little movement. Natural…

What A Pain In The Neck!? | Physiotherapy | Coventry

Managing neck pain or a stiff neck at home whatever the cause of neck pain or stiffness, generally the advice is the same; carry on with your normal lifestyle, keep the neck moving (pain permitting) and take painkillers to relieve the symptoms (if the pain levels are high). Over the…