10th July 2018

Chris Meadows – Professional Golfer delighted with treatment at Orchard

A patients perspective on what makes treatment at Orchard different We regularly blog from the perspective of the physiotherapist and thought for a change it would be nice to hear of the of the experiences of one of our regular clients. Injuries are not only painful and restrictive but are also incredibly frustrating whatever your […]

28th June 2018

De Quervein’s Tenosynovitis – Thumb & Wrist Pain

Do you experience pain in the thumb and wrist? You could be suffering from De Quervein’s Tenosynovitis. What was once referred to as Washer Womans Sprain or Mothers Thumb, is now often referred to as Texting Thumb or Nintendinitus. To find out more about symptoms and treatment read the article below written by our hand […]

17th May 2018

Wish that injury hadn’t happened! Optimise Your Physical Health

Physiotherapists specialise in injury recovery, but having worked as a Physiotherapist for many years, I have become more and more aware about preventative healthcare.  Mainly trying to help people before they sustain an injury and educating clients about their bodies and enabling them to take control of their future health. Most patients wish that their […]

30th April 2018

Best desk posture for a pain-free back

Is Your Sitting Posture a Cause of Back / Neck Problems at Work or at Home?   Orchard Clinic Physiotherapist, Kieran Cummings, shares some tips: A recent study found that 40% of sick days were taken off due to back pain. With most of the population working in sedentary jobs there is a need for […]

27th April 2018

What’s Paul been up to this month?

  This month it has all been about GDPR. These are the new EU guidelines that will come into effect on 25 May regarding how we process and store client data. The old Data Protection Guidelines have been overtaken by advances in technology since their enforcement in 1995. GDPR are updating data protection regulations for […]

14th March 2018

Tennis Elbow

How to recognise and treat Tennis Elbow When returning back to gardening after the winter many people start to prune / cut back dead or overgrown plant growth using secateurs. Interestingly enough this is one of the main times in the year we can see an increase in Tennis Elbow injuries caused by pruning activities. […]

16th February 2018

NHS changes to Musculoskeletal Services across West Herts

Are you aware of the changes to the NHS Physiotherapy services across West Herts? Orchard Clinic has been providing NHS physiotherapy for the GP’s and residents of St Albans for the last 25 years.  This originally started when the clinic was based in Orchard House Lane in Holywell Hill and continued after our move to […]

15th February 2018

Lower Limb Tendinopathy Course

What Paul Carnell’s been up to…. Staying up to date is really important in Physiotherapy so we regularly undertake Continued Professional Development. Last Friday I undertook a course at the Edward VII Hospital in London entitled “Lower Limb Tendinopathy Update Course” by a Research Fellow from La Trobe University in Australia called Dr Peter Malliaras. […]

28th January 2018

Pilates for Osteoporosis

New Pilates Class for 2018 What is Osteoporosis? Osteoporosis is a condition in which bones lose their strength and are more likely to break, usually following a minor bump or fall.  Fractures (broken bones) that occur because of reduced bone strength are commonly known as fragility fractures.  They are most common in the wrist, hip […]

19th January 2018

Common Running Injuries – Helpful Hints and Exercises

Running Injuries Orchard Clinic has been involved in setting up the London Marathon Injury Service and has vast experience in treating runners of all different abilities. We recognise the strains running can place on your body, so we have put together this article to help you recognise common injuries and the best way to help […]

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