Category Archives: Sports Therapy

Sports Massage for Runners

With the running season officially started now, we hope your training is in full swing…. but have you thought about adding in sports massage to your schedule? We have been looking after Sunderland Strollers since 2010, can you believe it and know how important it is to you guys and girls to be in top […]

Sports Massage for Triathletes

Sports Massage at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic

We have been looking after Triathletes since 2010 and know how important it is to you guys and girls to be in top fitness and prevent injury in order to achieve your goals. Triathlon season is just around the corner and of course kicking it off  even sooner was supposed to be the Sun City […]

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 […]

Myofascial Release Therapy – What?

We are continuing with our October series on back pain. Talking you through some options of treatments available at Sunderland Physiotherapy Clinic to help you and your back pain. What is Myofascial Release Therapy (MFR)? Myofascial (pronounced Myo fashal) is derived from the Latin words ‘myo’ for muscle and ‘fascia’ for band. Fascia, an embryological connective […]

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 […]

Bad back?

Do you have a bad back? How much do you look after your back? A staggering 10 million working days last year, with the over- 50s being the worst hit. Our increasingly sedentary lifestyle is making things worse, with the average Briton spending almost 4 hours or more a day at the computer/ laptop/ tablet. Did […]

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 […]