Dos and Donts of a Healthy Spine: Part 2

Dos and Donts of a Healthy Spine: Part 2

Part 2! 3. Don’t let your shoes let you down Your choice of shoe can affect your whole body, spine included. It’s so important to consider how much support the heel of your shoe offers: it should fit snugly and prevent excessive pronation or supination, where the feet...
Dos and Donts of a Healthy Spine: Part 1

Dos and Donts of a Healthy Spine: Part 1

Allowing you to stand and sit, bend and twist, a healthy spine is something that is essential to living an active life. Nothing impedes your quality of movement like a sore back, so maintaining the muscles and ligaments which surround the spine is essential to...
Manage Those Restricting Headaches!

Manage Those Restricting Headaches!

Suffering from headaches that just won’t go away? At our Newport physiotherapy clinic, we want to help you get pain free, because what many patients don’t realise is that physiotherapy treatment can help in a massive way. Most of the patients we see who are suffering...
Preventing Soccer Injuries

Preventing Soccer Injuries

The new season is here.  Are you or your kids ready to perform at their best? Extensive research done by FIFA shows that there are around 15-20 injuries for every 1000 hours of game time in players over 15 with the bulk of injuries (up to 90%!) occurring in the lower...
Tips for Exercise During Winter

Tips for Exercise During Winter

We know how important it is to exercise all year round! Exercising during the Winter months can present some challenges with cold muscles, tendons and ligaments increasing your risk of sustaining an injury. At Back to Health Physiotherapy in Newport, we have compiled...
Why You Develop Back Pain in Winter

Why You Develop Back Pain in Winter

Many of our clients here at our Newport physio clinic complain of lower back pain. For some it is reoccurring each year when the days are shorter and when the temperature drops. Getting on top of back pain when it arises ensures you dodge long term pain and keeps you...