Category Archives: Running

Happy relocation anniversary to us!!

Exactly 5 years ago this week (January 2013) we moved out of our premises in The Aquatic Centre and into our newly converted clinic at 37 Mere Knolls Road, Sunderland.  We had been in The Aquatic Centre since 2010. Renting a small room where we provided all our therapies, did our own reception and admin work and […]

Physiotherapy in Sunderland

People often wonder what Physiotherapy is and what we do. Do we give out exercises? Do we massage? Do we manipulate the joints? Is it useful for nerves? Muscles? Joints? The list goes on…… The answer is all of the above and more! Physiotherapy can be beneficial at the first sign of a problem and […]

Getting to the point of back pain!

Back care awareness week may have finished, but we are continuing our back pain and treatment series, this week with the latest news on Acupuncture. So let’s get to the point! A staggering 10 million working days last year were lost to back pain, with the over- 50s being the worst hit. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle […]

Arnica Salve

Here at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic, we only do organic. So as expected all things from Neals yard are 100% natural Being an arnica salve user myself,  I feel like it helps strengthen my muscles and protects my skin.  After use I am smelling fresh and have silky smooth skin. When I use my arnica salve […]

Running and Injuries

Running season is upon us! With the running season well underway we have been inundated with requests for physiotherapy and Sports Massage appointments as people have injured themselves during training. There are a number of ways to prevent injuries too: Sports massage: A regular massage can help maintain the suppleness and flexibility of muscles. Any tightness in […]

Deep tissue/sports massage

Deep tissue/ sports massage aims to improve the suppleness and flexibility of muscles and joints by eliminating toxins embedded in muscle fibres, minimise scar tissue build up and remove adhesions. It can also improve circulation which enhances cell nutrition, and reduces the recovery time of damaged or stressed tissues.  How does Sports Massage differ from […]

A Year of North East Running – Guest Blog

A Year of North East Running – Guest Blog by Jenny Hicken (@GreatNorthMum) A Year of North East Running! Late January is the time of year when some of those over-enthusiastic types who started the New Year with the best of keep-fit intentions slowly slide back into the old habits of lazy nights in front of the […]

Chi Running Taster Day Feb 22nd 2014

We are pleased to announce Chi Running with Nick Constantine is back at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic! News just in we will have the Inov 8 235′s for people to test ride on the day!! Want to improve your running time and form? Want to minimise your risk of injury? Want to do this in a relaxed and friendly […]