I often get exasperated people coming to see me. Being told by a GP to just take more painkillers rather than giving anything more substantial is a common cause of this frustration. As a physiotherapist my initial reaction to someone wanting a practical solution to their problem, rather than just to carry popping pills, is…

Ben Harris

  As a physiotherapist, the majority of work we do is centred around reducing pain. Yes, we also look to improve movement, strength, balance, coordination and general function, but all this is usually linked to trying to reduce pain as a primary goal. As a therapist then, it helps a lot to understand what pain…

Ben Harris

As the months go by and the nights get longer and darker, things here at PhysioDirect go into overdrive. This time of year is always busy for us with a noticeable increase in referrals from insurance companies, asking for us to help people who have suffered from whiplash injuries. It could be a coincidence it…

Ben Harris

Another month has come and gone at Physio Direct, and in that time Remedy House have hosted another excellent course, which has kicked off the series of training opportunities focusing on the shoulder. For me this course was of particular interest, being taught by one of my old university tutors Dr Chris Littlewood. In the…

Ben Harris