How to treat a sprained ankle? Part 1

Ankle injuries are one of the most common injuries that we see in our physiotherapy clinics at Southend and Chelmsford. They can occur doing something as simple as walking along the pavement and stepping on an uneven piece of ground. But more commonly they occur playing sports such as football, basketball, netball, cricket, rugby, tennis […]


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Total Knee Replacement

The first total knee replacement (TKR) took place almost 50 years ago. Since then things have really moved on and it is now one of the most successful orthopaedic operations undertaken. Having said that it is still a major operation and should not be undertaken lightly. Most TKR’s are undertaken electively. That means that its […]


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Shoulder Dislocation

Shoulder dislocation is an all to common injury within sporting and active populations. It refers to the ball coming out of the socket and in the vast majority of cases (>90)%, the ball comes out forwards as pictured above. The treatment for shoulder dislocation is very much dependant on the individual. In some cases after […]


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Have I Torn My ACL

We are often asked in clinic “Have I torn my ACL’?   Firstly you might ask: What is my ACL? The ACL is a strong ligament in the centre of the knee that connects the tibia and the femur.  It prevents the tibia from moving too far forwards on the femur and limits twisting movements. […]


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On-going back pain?

Prolonged, chronic or continued back pain is normally defined as back pain which has lasted more than 3 months. This time scale is normally reported in the literature, as most structures i.e. ligament, muscle, bone which have become irritated normally settle down in this time period. However, for those who are still suffering with back […]


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Physiotherapy
Our teams are highly experienced in treating a range of conditions.
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Sports injuries
Sports and regular exercise is good for your health, but can sometimes result in injuries.
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Sports massage
Sports and deep tissue massage help loosen tight and knotted muscles.
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Acupuncture
The traditional Chinese art of muscle relaxation, to repair damaged muscles.
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Pre & post op physio
Physiotherapy intervention can be invaluable before and after surgery.
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