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Writing about injuries, treatment and assessment techniques, case studies, and anything that seems relevant and newsworthy! If you have anything I have not yet written about but that you would like to read my opinion on, then please email admin@nellmead.com and ask!

Stretches for Desk Based Workers

As more of us take up office work or desk jobs, the number of ‘chair shaped’ people is rising fast. This can lead to stiff, sore muscles and a higher risk of injury – so how can you solve it?

In defence of the humble clamshell

Some physiotherapists think the clamshell exercise shouldn’t be taught – but Nell feels it’s fundamental for people with hip problems, so why is it so vilified?

‘Team Rich’ – a case study in complex trauma

Some of our patients are unlucky enough to experience traumatic injuries. Last week, Nell and Helen presented a talk with London Sports Orthopaedics about our mutual patient, Richard – with input from complex trauma patient Richard. 

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The clinic is open!

(online treatment still available)

The Prime Minister’s announcement on 1 Nov was clear that medical services should continue, and that people who need medical appointments should continue to attend them. Therefore the clinic will remain open, with everything wipe-clean and COVID-safe.

"Virtual first" continues...

However, the current government advice is that I have to see patients online before I can see you in clinic, and that I should only see you face to face (or mask to mask!) if we both agree that the benefits of hands-on treatment outweigh the risks of coronavirus transmission.  If hands-on treatment is not the most appropriate option for you, then I will continue to offer online treatment for the foreseeable future.

So please call my team on 0207 175 0150 and book your physio appointment as usual – or to read more about the COVID-safe measures we’re taking, please click the button to continue reading.