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Pilates session 1:1 with a Physio
Physiotherapy

Pilates Explained: Group and one to one pilates in Edinburgh

Think Pilates is the latest fad? Pilates has been around since 1920’s. It’s an exercise method that was developed by, and named after, its founder Joseph Pilates. He was a personal trainer who worked with soldiers returning from the war, and classically trained ballet dancers. Ahead of his time, Joseph Pilates realised that spending long […]


by Catriona Dourish • 7th November 2017
Physio Rehab
Physiotherapy

Post Injury Rehabilitation Edinburgh

Rehabilitation Rehabilitation is a key part of your overall Physiotherapy treatment. Initially, treatment will start with manual therapy to correct alignment issues, offload muscle tension and reduce any neural tension. Once this has been achieved, rehabilitation exercises are essential to maintain these changes created through your physiotherapy treatment. You’ll also improve your flexibility, movement and […]


by Catriona Dourish • 5th September 2017
Better Physio Treatment Dry Needling
Physiotherapy

Dry Needling for muscle release in Edinburgh

Dry needling for effective muscle release in our Edinburgh treatment centre Dry Needling is a form of myofascial trigger point release using small needles, similar to acupuncture needles. However, it is based on a different approach to acupuncture. Dry needling is based on the principles of trigger point release and neuromuscular release, which comes from […]


by Catriona Dourish • 5th September 2017
Better Humans Edinburgh Remedial and Sports Massage
Physiotherapy

Soft Tissue Massage Edinburgh

Fast and effective pain relief from soft tissue massage As the name suggests, soft tissue massage works on applying pressure over ‘soft’ structures in the body, rather than hard surfaces such as bone. These soft structures include muscle, tendon, ligament and fascia. Soft tissue massage is a well-known and frequently used technique due to it’s […]


by Catriona Dourish • 5th September 2017