An x-ray of a hip
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I tore my hip labrum playing tennis

With tongue in cheek, I firmly believe that, as a physio, I should be exempt from being injured like a normal person. After all, I spend my life fixing other people’s injuries, so surely karma should be on my side - or so my irrational brain tells me. In practice,...

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Helen Murawska learning about Primal Movement Chains at a CPD event
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What are Primal Movement Chains?

Although my MSc was in Sports Rehabilitation Therapy, I have long been interested in movement in general - the way the body ambulates day to day in each person is as fascinating to me as the most technical gymnastics routine. Since finishing my Masters, I have continued to take...

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A therapist demonstrates a glutes exercise on a step in our dedicated gym in our Moorgate physiotherapy clinic
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Lazy Bum Epidemic: Move

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been writing about the phenomenon of gluteal imbalance, which we’ve dubbed the Lazy Bum Epidemic.  In How Skeletal Muscles Work, I wrote about the three different types of skeletal muscle: prime movers, local stabilisers and global stabilisers – how they function when everything’s fine, and...

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Nikki Oxford demonstrates visceral manipulation therapy on a patient at our London clinic
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What is Visceral Manipulation?

Last week, we welcomed new physiotherapist Nikki Oxford to Victory, and talked a little about what she's been doing up to now, and a little about her favourite skills and techniques.  We've received quite a few questions about one of her techniques, Visceral Manipulation - so here's Nikki to...

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Nikki Oxford
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Welcoming Nikki to Victory

This week, we have a special announcement: we have a new consultant physiotherapist at Victory, the lovely Nikki Oxford! So - who is Nikki, and what does she have to offer? Nikki qualified in 1995 and since then has worked virtually everywhere we can think of. She has had experience...

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One of our therapists demonstrates a glute exercise in our physiotherapy clinic in Liverpool Street
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Lazy Bum Epidemic: Stabilise

Over the past few weeks, I've been writing about the phenomenon of gluteal imbalance, which we've dubbed the Lazy Bum Epidemic.  In How Skeletal Muscles Work, I wrote about the three different types of skeletal muscle: prime movers, local stabilisers and global stabilisers - how they function when everything's...

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One of our therapists demonstrates a glutes release exercise with a spiky ball
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Lazy Bum Epidemic: Release

Over the past few weeks, I've been writing about the phenomenon of gluteal imbalance, which we've dubbed the Lazy Bum Epidemic.  In How Skeletal Muscles Work, I wrote about the three different types of skeletal muscle: prime movers, local stabilisers and global stabilisers - how they function when everything's...

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Two people practise Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
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Case study: physiotherapy for Brazilian Jiu Jitsu

We like to celebrate our patients' successes at Victory; and this week we have a story from senior physio Lauren Taylor, whose patient Maria has given us permission to celebrate hers. Maria is a lovely lady who recently started Brazilian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ). She absolutely loves it, is training three times...

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One of our physiotherapists explains anatomy to a patient in our London clinic
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Health & Performance Pyramid: Health Layer – Physiotherapy

Here at Victory, we don’t just look at the bit that hurts. Instead, the physios at Victory play “detective”, to work out the underlying cause of your problem, starting with a 90 minute assessment to find out what’s really going on with your body and work out a plan of action…

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