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World Hearing Day

Hi I’m Darren and I have recently begun practicing as an earwax practitioner at Physio & Therapies in Todmorden. Wednesday March 3rd is World Hearing Day and seems like a great time to tell you about my recent experiences and why I started to do what I do. The theme of this year’s World Hearing Day is “Hearing care for…

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Sleep Better

Did you know that it’s been proved that an old bed can rob you of up to an hour’s sleep a night? And if you compare sleep on a new bed versus an old bed the sleep quality is better – that is, less disturbed and more recuperative sleep – with three times fewer physical movements and two times fewer…

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Have you got ‘Text Neck?’

How many hours a day do you spend on your phone, on your tablet or at a computer screen?  What is your head doing right now? If you’re reading this using your phone, laptop or tablet, chances are you’re hunched over with your head tilted down. Research has found that this position, called ‘text neck’, can lead to bad posture…

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Notes from a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist.

When arriving to do my ‘Women’s Health’ elective placement in 2000, I thought I’d observe Pregnancy classes, talk to ladies about bladder care, teach exercises to do after a Hysterectomy, and teach Pelvic Floor exercises.  To my horror, I met my clinical educator for the next 6 weeks… coming out of fracture clinic with a BROKEN right arm!  So I…

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Introducing Darren Jones

We are pleased to announce that from February 2021, we are bringing an ear wax removal service to Physio and Therapies. Recent changes within the NHS mean that GP’s are unable to remove ear wax and referrals to ENT services mean a long wait and heavy reliance on NHS services. We can offer a local, quick, Covid safe service with…

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Healthy Eating Helps

It’s Healthy Eating Week, and with understandable concerns around COVID, it seems the right time to provide information on the immune system and explain exactly why good diet is so vital to our health .  Everyone understands we should eat more fruits and vegetables, but we’re never told exactly why this is so important. Many people don’t realise that 70%…

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Coronavirus Home Working Advice

Homeworking doesn’t need to be a pain in the neck! By Lynne Midwinter MCSP, Chartered Physiotherapist With many employees being advised to work form home, this article is more timely than ever – read the advice below from  Physio & Therapies and remember they are available for Skype, Facetime and telephone consultations as well as hands on Physio sessions from…

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