Focus on… Shockwave

What is Shockwave? Shockwave does not use electricity, but large changes in pressure using sound waves. The intensity of the shockwave stimulates growth factors and can dissolve calcium deposits in the shoulder. When should it be used? Shockwave can help a wide range of conditions, it is particularly useful in shoulder tendinopathies, osteoarthritis, lumbosacral disease […]

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Exercise with your dog

Biscuit from the hip stretch   At Physio-Vet we will often give out a specific exercise programme to help with injuries as part of a rehab programme, but did you know all dogs should warm up before exercise to reduce the likelihood of injury and improve fitness. At Astar pets they have lots of ideas […]

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Jumping Problems Part 2

Jumping Problems Part 2 Previously, I looked at the biomechanics of jumping and different styles. This time I am going to describe jumping injuries that I commonly see. I have broken the injuries down into injuries that occur or manifest themselves at take-off, those that occur in flight and those that occur on landing. Physical […]

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