Do you have pain but want to exercise? New Exercise class starting soon

Starting in April 2018 at Ranmoor Church centre a new class is starting for people who want to exercise but they have pain. This might be back pain, arthritis or post operatively. This class will help people achieve their goals through education, progressive exercise and tailored programmes.

Call Hallamshire Physiotherapy clinic for further information. Ask to ...

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Do you need a total knee replacement?

The story
I was recently asked to see our neighbour’s mother (Mrs T) who at the age of 80 had started to develop right knee pain that didn’t seem to be improving. She never had any knee pain in the past and she’s a very fit and active woman who walked on a regular basis. The right knee was acutely painful on standing or walking short distances and in the last few months it had started to swell on a ...

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Knee surgery or Physiotherapy?

I am always surprised to witness patient’s enthusiasm to have surgery compared to other patients who are health professionals. If you work in a hospital and see many operations, I suspect you get a better informed opinion of surgery. Surgery sometimes is the best option, but it doesn’t always work and can leave you worse off than before. This next review supports this belief.

Research
A recent review of knee arthroscopy (http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25157057 ) for degenerative meniscal ...

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