Case study: Life after breast cancer

Some years ago, while on holiday, I was lucky enough to meet a delightful lady called Jill.  Jill had recently had some bad news – she’d been diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer and was waiting for surgery.  We got chatting, and eventually she asked if I...

Health & Performance Pyramid: An Introduction

Over the course of over 17 years as a physio, working with everyone from teenagers, to stressed-out lawyers, to stay-at-home parents, to Special Forces soldiers, to athletes, to world champions, to centenarians – I’ve learned that there are some basic principles that...

How massage can help you avoid tennis elbow this summer…

As I blogged in March, pain in the outside of the elbow is usually caused by straining the tendons that attach to the bone there.  The medical name for it is lateral epicondylitis, though it’s more commonly known as tennis elbow. If you’re a tennis player, then...