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…

Vitamin D Supplements — Do We Really Need Them!?

Vitamin D Vitamin D supplements— Do us Brits really need them!? Vitamin D plays an important role within the endocrine system (a series of glands that release hormones into the blood stream). It has direct interaction with the kidneys, bones, parathyroid hormones and the intestines to maintain normal calcium levels.…

Disc Related Lower Back Pain | Therapy | Coventry

What is disc pain? Up to 80% of the UK population suffers from lower back pain. Lower back pain is a common cause of pain and there are many causes. When suffering from lower back pain it is important to understand what structures or tissues are involved because this will…

Patella Tendon Pain | Sports Therapy | Coventry

Patella tendon pain is a common occurrence within the active community and most particularly among distance runners. When dealing with knee pain of this type, it is important to consider how the lower limb is functioning globally. Movements from the foot to the hip or the hip to the foot…