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Does knee bracing inhibit muscle function?

Promotional feature It is perhaps a common misconception among clinicians that knee bracing weakens muscles and is often a reason some are reluctant to brace patients long-term. Professor Michael Callaghan


Focus on patient safety leads to latex-free physiotherapy products

NHS trusts can now take advantage of latex-free products for patients undergoing physiotherapy. The NHS has been migrating to latex-free products wherever possible since 2008 due to potential allergies in


England rugby star treated with pioneering Swiss combination therapy

One of England’s top rugby players has cured his chronic heel pain with a pioneering new combination therapy from Switzerland. Jamie George, who plays hooker for Saracens, England and The British


Physio app could help thousands out of pain and on the road to recovery

An expert, free physiotherapy app is set to revolutionise recovery for patients recuperating from orthopaedic surgery. Created by experts from across Practice Plus Group’s nationwide hospital services, the free Pocket


New London one-stop outpatient clinic marks future of orthopaedic healthcare

Orthopaedic service Total Orthopaedics celebrates the launch of its new London clinic on Queen Anne Street: a one-stop facility that aims to support patients from diagnosis through to recovery. On


Physiotherapy ‘postcode lottery’ uncovered

The amount of physiotherapy available following hip and knee replacements comes down to a ‘postcode lottery’ according to research from the University of East Anglia. Recent findings published show that