We are pleased to announce that Meera Siva of Redhill and Reigate Physiotherapy will be joining our team. From the New Year R & R Physiotherapy will be joining with Linkfield Physiotherapy and Sports Injury Clinic. Meera has been the owner of R and R (Redhill and Reigate Physiotherapy) for a number of years. She [...]
It’s really important that you get your calf stretches correct… here’s why: The problem with tight calf muscles is that they can lead to all sorts of lower limb problems including, foot pain, heel pain, Achilles tendinopathy, shin splints and knee pain. You should stretch your calf muscles with a straight knee and a bent [...]
Growing up is a big challenge for the musculoskeletal system. The Physios at Linkfield Clinic manage conditions that affect our younger population. Sever's Disease is a common condition we can help with. What is it? Adolescent Heel Pain or 'Calcaneal Apophysitis' What causes it? Activity related heel pain in adolescents is often due to a [...]
Rosa developed a keen interest in remedial therapy after suffering from various injuries herself. She was able to experience the enormous part massage and physiotherapy played in her recovery. Her interest and subsequent career choice stemmed from her personal experience of the effectiveness of sports massage therapy to manage muscular pain, sports injuries and enable [...]
We all know that there are many benefits from exercise. Running is one of the easiest ways to exercise: it improves your cardiovascular fitness, burns calories and can increase your strength. What’s more, running can improve your mental health too.Studies have shown that a 30 minute run can boost your mood and alleviate symptoms of [...]
Linkfield Clinic is meeting with local businesses that provide health and fitness services that complement physiotherapy. These links will help us connect you to groups/people that will consolidate the progress you make in physiotherapy and achieve your goals. More information to follow....
We're pleased to have a new member of the team starting in August. Rosa Bowley, highly experienced in Sports Massage, will be offering appointments for those of you who just need the occasional or regular sports massage... more information coming shortly.
Linkfield Physio, Rebecca Gates, advocates physiotherapy for hypermobility What is hypermobility? When joints move beyond the normal range of movement this is classified as joint hypermobility. As physiotherapists we are seeing more and more patients with symptoms relating to their hypermobility. It’s really common in the general population. Is it a bad thing? No, not [...]
Our physiotherapist Laura Moore specialises in Breast Cancer care. Physiotherapy can help recovery following procedures such as lumpectomies, lymph node removal/biopsies and mastectomies. Restore range of movement Reduce swelling/lymphoedema Resolve or reduce cording Improve scarring What is Lymphoedema? Lymphoedema is swelling within the body’s tissues. It is caused when the lymphatic system is not functioning [...]