Sciatica is a term that describes pain relating to the sciatic nerve, which runs from your lower back (lumbar) to your feet. The pain is felt in the lower body, generally within the lower back and hips, but often can travel as far down as the knees. The pain can increase when weight is [...]


Physiotherapy in your home


Physiotherapy in your home We offer our patients a bespoke service tailored to their lifestyles. A bespoke service means if our patients need physiotherapy sessions at home, we do our utmost to provide that service, even if it’s slightly outside the catchment area. We need to make our patients as comfortable as possible while [...]

Physiotherapy in your home2022-10-20T11:20:23+00:00

Stroke post-rehabilitation maintenance


Maintaining functional movement after a stroke Having a finishing line to cross for stroke rehabilitation would be ideal, but the reality is only 10% of people recover fully from a stroke. For the majority, rehabilitation will be considered complete when they have regained as many of their abilities as possible. For some, this will take [...]

Stroke post-rehabilitation maintenance2022-07-05T16:30:27+00:00

Environments for intensive stroke rehabilitation


Environments for intensive stroke rehabilitation In a previous post, I discussed why starting intensive stroke rehabilitation as soon as possible is critical. That is why at Clearcut, we offer a comprehensive physiotherapy service that allows patients to get started with intensive stroke rehabilitation at home immediately and then progress to our rehabilitation centre and, [...]

Environments for intensive stroke rehabilitation2022-07-05T16:05:31+00:00

What to expect from a stroke rehabilitation programme


What to expect from a stroke rehabilitation programme A stroke can cause muscle weakness or paralysis of one side of the body, decreased coordination and balance, joint stiffness and pain, and muscle spasms. These can reduce independence and mobility. Our aim as physiotherapists is to help those who’ve had a stroke reclaim these things. [...]

What to expect from a stroke rehabilitation programme2022-07-05T15:31:55+00:00

When should Stroke rehabilitation begin?


When to begin Stroke rehab Helping those who’ve had a stroke regain their mobility, confidence and independence is one of the most rewarding parts of working as a physiotherapist. Here our lead physio, Hassan Mohamoud, discusses one of the most common questions stroke patients and their families ask us about physiotherapy following a [...]

When should Stroke rehabilitation begin?2022-07-05T15:32:21+00:00

Patellar Tendinopathy


Patellar Tendinopathy Patellar Tendinopathy is a condition caused by overuse; It may also be referred to as tendinosis or “jumpers knee”. Patellar tendinopathy is seen in athletes who take part in sports such as tennis or badminton due to the high levels of strain placed on the knees. Also, if you [...]

Patellar Tendinopathy2022-06-23T14:29:49+00:00

Piriformis syndrome


Piriformis syndrome, a condition often mistaken for sciatica, is muscle spasms within the buttock region or more precisely the piriformis muscle.  As shown in the diagram the piriformis muscles run across from the centre of your lower spine to the top of your thigh bones. This piriformis is a small muscle that is hidden behind [...]

Piriformis syndrome2022-01-13T13:58:07+00:00



Whiplash is an injury caused when your head is forcefully thrust back and forth, causing damage to the structure of your neck. It is often associated with car accidents but can result from a sports injury, a fall or physical abuse. Many intricate, long-lasting complications are caused in the neck and spine area due to [...]

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