Category : Chronic Pain

Hip Muscles – Gluts and Piriformis

Hip Muscles – Gluts and Piriformis
Posted by Helen Potter on 22 January 2018 | Filed under Acute Back Pain, Back Treatment, Chronic Pain, In Touch Physiotherapy, Pain
 Hip Muscles: The Gluts and Piriformis Muscles (modified from teach me anatomy site 2018) The gluteal region is at the back of your pelvis, at the top end of the femur. TThis

What is Anxiety – How does it affect pain?

What is Anxiety – How does it affect pain?
What is Anxiety - How does it affect pain? Anxiety contributes to how your pain affects you. As the brain interprets signals from an injury, high anxiety may amplify the message

Helping you to Recover From Whiplash Injury

Helping you to Recover From Whiplash Injury
Posted by Helen Potter on 22 December 2017 | Filed under Brain training, Chronic Pain, In Touch Physiotherapy, Pain, Physiotherapy, Tips
Recover from Whiplash Injury Recovery following a whiplash injury ranges from full recovery to mild or persistent pain and disability. 50% of individuals fully recover 25% develo

Mindfulness – A useful tool to manage pain

Mindfulness – A useful tool to manage pain
Posted by Helen Potter on 12 November 2017 | Filed under Brain training, Chronic Pain, In Touch Physiotherapy, Tips
From PainHEALTH Website -modified by Helen Potter 2017 Mindfulness is about being here now, being 'present' or in the moment. While the idea is simple, embodying mindfulness is not easy

Is back stiffness all in the mind?

Is back stiffness all in the mind?
Is back stiffness all in the mind? This is a small study but it reinforces my active approach to helping clients move well. Helen Potter FACP New scientific evidence (Nature journal S
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