Tony Dent has been with PhysioDirect for just over 6 months, and offers ultrasound scans to assess musculoskeletal condition and shock wave therapy for sports injuries. Now, over to Tony to learn more about his life and career at PhysioDirect! Please tell us a bit about your career and life. I started out working in…

Victoria McDonagh

Prevention Is the Best Cure When It Comes to Workplace Injuries Each year, many people suffer from workplace injuries, from minor problems such as repetitive strain injury to serious conditions like slipped discs. Even if the roles are mostly desk-based, injuries gained in the workplace can cost employers a lot in time booked off sick,…

Victoria McDonagh

Hello again! Welcome back to the PhysioDirect blog. This months topic is a slightly more abstract one; looking at the subtleties of the relationship between therapist and patient and how this can actually influence pain and recovery! Popular The idea for this article came after reading a book on psychology and social interactions called ‘Popular’;…

Ben Harris

In the last decade physiotherapy has gone through a change of perspective on the topic of ‘core stability’ and ‘core strengthening’. Many in the profession now even view the word ‘core’ as something that we shouldn’t use anymore. In this article I want to have a look at why there has been this paradigm shift,…

Ben Harris

Having worked with Phil Rippon now for a couple of years here at PhysioDirect, I’ve always been impressed with how he’s managed to juggle working full time in private practice, and physio for Nottingham Panthers. Having discussed this with him in a previous article last year, I thought it might be worth giving an update…

Ben Harris