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 […]

Lucy Rix and her husband in the Tour de Yorkshire

Never Say Never 

Have you ever said yes to something that a year ago you would have said no to? If your other half emailed you a ‘fancy this’ for the fourth annual Tour de Yorkshire bike ride on 6th May, all courtesy of Maserati, what would you say? Being only five weeks away I went against my […]

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I’m relaxed when I sit…. and I like it!!

The myth of good posture Posture has been a concern since the Victorian era and has continued to be, right through to the present day, with Katy Perry and Sting worrying about their deportment. However, a recent article in The Guardian newspaper quoting experts from University College London and the University of Limerick questions whether […]

Lizzie Hewitt, Central Health Physio, dancer

Happy International Dance Day!

That’s right – it’s a real and official occasion – the day that every UN member state, dancers, schools, theatres and communities worldwide celebrate dance! It’s also a day that reminds me of my own love of dance, and my passion for it to be used more for fitness and health. Here are 7 reasons […]

A diagram showing what happen in a total hip replacement

Total Hip Replacement – what’s involved?

You may have seen in the news Prince Phillip has just returned home from having a Total Hip Replacement. You may have been wondering why he had this operation done, what does this involve and what sort of prognosis can you expect? The majority of hip replacements are performed due to natural wear of the […]