Katharine Fennelly, Physio with Central Health Physiotherapy, Marathon runner

London Marathon: Are you in or out?

In early October the London Marathon organisers announced the much-anticipated results of their 2019 ballot draw. A record four hundred and fourteen thousand, one hundred and sixty-eight people entered the ballot hopeful of securing a place in the event which will take place next April. The number of ballot places issued each year is not […]

Physiotherapist with Central Health Physiotherapy Aisling Condon surfing

Avoiding hibernation: 5 simple tips to keep you fit this winter

Winter is steadily drawing closer, and the temptation to stay warm and cozy inside can easily get the better of us. Personally, exercise has always been a big part of my life, not only because I enjoy it, but also because I know that it is doing so much good for my physical and mental […]

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It is that ‘coughs’ time of year!

We are all suddenly aware of coughs and splutters, especially for any Londoners travelling on the tube. For most of us this will mean nothing more than a few days on the sofa with a duvet and a Lemsip© but for patients with any underlying lung conditions, the implications could be much more serious. Asthma affects 1 […]

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Avoiding injuries with Winter Sports preparation

Whether it’s a ski holiday, snow-boarding or a winter hiking trip, preparing the body is essential to keep your holiday injury free and allow you to get the most from your holiday. Fitness preparation for your trip should start a good 6-8 weeks before you travel, and focus on strength, flexibility and stamina/endurance activities. If […]

5 Safe Exercises During Pregnancy to Keep You Fit

During pregnancy expectant mothers can understandably worry about exercising. Doing gentle exercise through pregnancy has been shown to be beneficial for mum and baby, and here we have put together some advice and tips to guide mum’s to be., including five step-by-step exercises. What are the benefits of exercising during pregnancy? Exercise has been shown […]

Specialist MSK Physio Catherine Nutt, Central Health Physiotherapy

Shoulder Range in Elite Tennis Players

Catherine Nutt from our Chelsea clinic has published her research looking at shoulder range of motion in elite tennis players.  Take a look! Catherine Nutt publication.jpeg

Natasha Price at the opening of our new St John's Wood clinic

Summer Newsletter 2018

The last six months presented some change for CHP who have been treating the folk of St John’s Wood (and much further afield sometimes) for the last 17 years. Having been based all this time at the Hospital of St John and St Elizabeth, we have moved the whole of our outpatient service to The […]

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Don’t wait for an injury!

With world cup fever in full swing there are millions of people in the UK tuning in to follow their team (even my wife!). No doubt, with the number of teams participating, the injury list will start to rack up. Injuries are an every day part of sport at all levels. The type and seriousness […]

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What next for Mo Salah?             

You could not have failed to notice that World Cup 2018 is upon us. All of us at CHP are fully engrossed in the action from Russia 2018 with the Welsh, Scottish and Irish among us throwing the full weight of their support behind the Three Lions! In this blog, Specialist MSK Physio Kieran O’Dea […]

Victoria Howard Bike Week

It’s Bike Week!

Did you know that the UK its own dedicated Bike Week? The website www.bikeweek.org.uk explains that Bike Week was started in 1923, and here we are 95 years later in the middle of a cycling boom! This year Bike Week runs from Saturday 9th to Sunday 17th June, and events to encourage participation are happening […]