December 9, 2023
Vertigo & Balance

Vestibular Rehabilitation (Vertigo)

Vertigo is a common condition that causes a person to experience dizziness, a spinning sensation and loss of balance.  It can be very debilitating and can hugely affect a person’s quality of life.  However, physiotherapy can play a crucial role in the treatment, helping people […]
December 3, 2023

Breastfeeding Issues

Physiotherapy can be helpful for cracked nipples, blocked ducts, mastitis and engorgement, where the pain and discomfort are interfering with breastfeeding. Blocked ducts and mastitis can be painful and frustrating but ultrasound therapy will help for both pain relief and milk flow.  The ultrasound treatment […]
March 5, 2023

Pilates at Sutton Cross Physiotherapy

Here in Sutton Cross Physiotherapy Clinic we run several Pilates classes which are suitable for people who have a pre-existing injury or want to prevent an injury from occurring in the first place.  Did you know that if you have had a recent bout of back or neck pain, […]
February 7, 2023
Men's Pelvic Health

Bladder Urgency

Bladder urgency is a common symptom of an overactive bladder.  It can be very distressing particularly if leakage occurs on the way to the toilet.  There are some things to try to reduce the risk of leaking. Firstly, when you get a strong urge, your […]
November 9, 2021
Women's Pelvic Health

Overactive Pelvic Floor

A hypertonic pelvic floor occurs when the muscles in the pelvic floor become too tense and unable to relax.  may people with a tense and non-releasing pelvic floor experience pelvic health issues such as constipation, painful sex, urgency and pelvic pain.  A hypertonic pelvic floor […]
May 23, 2021

Is Constipation An Issue?

In the clinic, we see a lot of people struggling with constipation.  Among other reasons, it can often be a sign of overactivity and poor coordination of the pelvic floor and abdominal muscles. Common signs of constipation: Feeling of incomplete emptying in greater than 25% […]
February 18, 2021

Return To Running Post-Pregnancy

Running is a high impact sport placing a lot of demand on the body. High impact exercise was found to have an increased risk of pelvic floor dysfunction compared to low impact exercise. After having a baby, the pelvic floor is weak and injured in […]
February 3, 2021

Have you got hip pain?

Hip Tendinitis Trochanteric or Hip Bursitis Gluteal tendinopathy Greater Trochanter Pain Syndrome All of these are a pain in the outside of the hip! There are many names and many causes of pain in this part of the hip.  Previously it was nearly always diagnosed […]
January 27, 2021
Sports Injuries

Runner’s Knee/Patellofemoral Pain

Patellofemoral pain is a general term for pain around or behind the kneecap, commonly known as ‘runner’s knee’. Despite this association with running, it can also be provoked by other activities such as squatting or even walking up and downstairs. What causes Patellofemoral pain? There […]