SBO Blog

What we are doing to stay safe

May 27, 2020 by Stuart Bentley

What we are doing to stay safe We can’t wait to be back to work helping and treating our patients as normal! We know that many of you are looking forward to coming back in to see us and we are hoping that we will be able to resume some sort of normality in a

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Creating a Covid-19 Secure Clinic

May 25, 2020 by Stuart Bentley

Creating a Covid-19 Secure Clinic No one has been untouched by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic in some way. Throughout this time, the safety and well-being of all our patients and staff has been our utmost priority and will always continue to be at the core of all our decisions.   We have missed being able

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Best practice care for musculoskeletal pain

Apr 19, 2020 by Stuart Bentley

Best practice care for musculoskeletal pain Reference: https://bjsm.bmj.com/content/54/2/79 What does best practice care for musculoskeletal pain look like? A recent review was published by The British Medical Journal, that came up with 11 consistent recommendations to help form ‘best practice’ in the care of musculoskeletal pain.  In today’s blog, we explore these recommendations, how we implement

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Back Pain Myth 2 – I should avoid exercise, especially weight training

Apr 19, 2020 by Stuart Bentley

Back Pain Myth 2 – I should avoid exercise, especially weight training With back pain affecting so many people, The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) have produced a series of evidence based, myth busters to tackle the common myths surrounding back pain. The CSP are busting myths about back pain and reinforcing what the latest evidence says

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Back Pain Myth 1 – Moving will make my back pain worse

Apr 14, 2020 by Stuart Bentley

Back Pain Myth 1 – Moving will make my back pain worse The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) have produced a series of evidence based myth busters to tackle the common myths surrounding back pain. The CSP are busting myths about back pain and reinforcing what the latest evidence says is best for your back. Myth 1

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Latest COVID-19 Update

Mar 22, 2020 by Stuart Bentley

Oh my word, there’s such a lot of conflicting information out there about coronavirus!  We want to reassure you that we are doing all the right things to keep our clinic open and safe – your relationship with us is important, and helping you stay pain-free even more so! So, first off:  our levels of hygiene

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Ouch! What to do when you sustain an injury

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Sprains and strains Sprains and strains to muscles and joints happen to all of us and for most they are a painful, but temporary reminder to be a little more careful. Prompt action can help your body to heal faster and may prevent further injury or prolonged pain. Strained or ‘pulled’ muscles often happen when we

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Postural Problems

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Postural Problems Few of us are likely to conclude that we have perfect posture. Most of us probably spend too much time slumped at our laptop, staring at a screen at work or stand slouched, as it ‘feels more comfortable’. Modern Technology doesn’t help In today’s modern technological world, we have become more sedentary, we

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Persistent Pain

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Persistent Pain We all feel pain from time to time. When someone injures themselves, specific nerves recognise this as pain, which in turn triggers the body’s repair mechanism. As the problem resolves, the pain tends to improve and usually disappears within 3-6 months. This type of pain could be argued to be beneficial: if it

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Back Pain and Children

Mar 13, 2018 by admin

Like adults, children can suffer from back pain as a result of a variety of lifestyle activities.  And like adults, there are number of things that parents and carers can do to prevent issues arising. If your child does complain of back pain, it is important to seek advice from a qualified professional, such as an

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