PD Warrior class feedback


Dear Karen
I wanted to thank you for the online PD Warrior sessions you have been delivering each week. I’ve been a Warrior for almost three years now and absolutely love my usual weekly class.  However these are strange times, and it’s difficult to feel normal some days.
This is where you and your team have helped so much.  You’ve managed to quickly build up a community of people who all actively look  forward to seeing you and each ...

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Can you stretch the ITB (Iliotibial Band)?

 

Is it possible to stretch the ITB? This is question that I frequently have to address with patients that have a hip or knee problem. The patient will often have been told that their ITB is ‘tight’ and that they need to stretch it. There is plenty of anecdotal information on the internet fuelling the urge to stretch it as well as the current trend to foam roller everything.

Let’s address whether this wide, long, thick piece of fascial tissue ...

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PD Warrior comes to Sheffield

Who am I?

I’m Neil, one of the Sheffield PD Warrior pioneers, and aren’t I lucky? What great timing. Barely have I had time to get used to my diagnosis of early stage Parkinson’s Disease than PD Warrior comes to Sheffield – one of the few places in the world outside its base in Australia.

What is PD Warrior?

PD Warrior is a Parkinson’s treatment ...

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What is an appropriate training load? (Part 1)

The dichotomy of over or under training has been an evolving area of sports science and medicine over the last 10 years. Imbalances between training loads and recovery have the potential to cause or increase injury risks and as always there is a lot of anecdotal information that can be misleading. There is now increasing evidence with the development of GPS technology monitoring athletes along with various other subjective and objective markers that are providing clearer patterns of potential risks ...

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Conversations with Purpose: New course for Physiotherapists in 2017

Tutor: Paul Sullivan BSc, MSc, Pg Dip

 

Strengthening patient-therapist interactions in physiotherapy

Sunday 22nd January 2017; 9am – 5pm; Hallamshire Physiotherapy, 2 Newbould Lane, Sheffield, S10 2PL

£85; 8hrs CPD.

About the course

History talking is an overlooked part of the treatment encounter, and is often shortened so objective assessment and treatment can be prioritised. However, modern research highlights the complex interaction of factors across the bio-psychosocial spectrum that underpins most pain disorders. Getting information across this spectrum, while building trust and a therapeutic relationship, ...

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