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PoTS

PoTS

Another unusual condition we see at the clinic that affects rehabilitation is PoTS – Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome. Some people experience postural hypotension, which is lightheadedness when standing up too fast. This is caused by low blood pressure due to , factors such as dehydration, medication and anaemia – This is NOT PoTS. So what…

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Bell's Palsy

Bell's Palsy

Been treating a couple of patients with Bell’s Palsy recently. A condition that has no small psychological impact. If you know someone who has it, they need to access treatment ASAP. Please contact the clinic for more information. What is it?   Bell’s palsy is a condition where the facial nerve (7th cranial nerve) becomes…

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Remote Appointments

Remote Appointments

Online assessments and treatments during lockdown…. Firstly, I’ll never take the assessment process for granted again! One of the cardinal rules to learning to assess and diagnose a patient, is that one takes a thorough and detailed subjective assessment. Questions about how it started. This could be idiopathic, i.e. no idea; overuse; injury; compensation; intrinsic…

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COVID-19

COVID-19

COVID-19 PUBLIC NOTICE In view of the recent worldwide events, understandably there is considerable anxiety regarding how the virus may impact us all. We would like to take this opportunity to reassure you that we are doing everything we can to make the clinic safe for all our staff and patients visiting the clinic. We…

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