Tibialis Posterior Tendinopathy

The tibialis posterior muscle sits just inside the shin, halfway up the lower leg. The muscle travels downwards and runs along the inside of the heel, with the tendon attaching at the base of the arch of the foot.     The role of the tibialis posterior muscle is to move the foot and ankle...
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Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid Arthritis – What is it?   Rheumatoid arthritis is a type of arthritis classified as an autoimmune disease. Autoimmune disorders are conditions where the immune system of the body mistakenly attacks healthy tissues. This process of inflammation, the bodies defence system against injury and infection can damage joints and cause deformity over a long...
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New Physio at Marble Arch – James McDermott

  James is a senior physiotherapist who completed his Physiotherapy degree in 2012 from St George’s University Hospital. He has gained a wealth of experience working within the NHS, private and sports sector. With a passion for all sports, James has a particular interest in sports related injuries which has led him to gain experience...
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Injury Recovery – When will it heal?

When injury strikes, the first thing that most of us want to know is ‘how long will this take to heal?’ Unfortunately, the answer to this can be complicated and requires at least a little understanding of how the different tissues of the body heal. Each of the tissues of the body, including muscles, tendons,...
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Rotator Cuff Tears

  What Is It? The rotator cuff is a group of four small muscles that surround the shoulder joint. Their tendons attach to the humerus, close to the joint line and act as a cuff that provides support and control to the shoulder. They also play a primary role in creating rotational movements of the...
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Kinesiology Taping – could it work for you?

Here at Bespoke Wellbeing, London we use a variety of physiotherapy treatments, like kinesiology taping to help your recovery and enable you to reach your full potential.     Kinesiology taping is a fantastic way to do this to help re-educate poor posture and the problems that are associated with it. That is why we use...
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Test out your own elbow pain!

What is tennis elbow? Tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, is the name for pain over the outer part of the elbow where by the muscle tendon that inserts here becomes painful from over use. How can I test myself to see if I have tennis elbow To test whether you have tennis elbow,...
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