Advice & guides
Top physio tips for a long walk or hike
Alan Young is an Ascenti Physiotherapist based in London. He is an experienced clinician and a walking enthusiast himself, having climbed the Himalayas, the Alps and more recently mountains in Japan as part of an eleven-day trek. Alan combines his physiotherapy expertise with his own personal walking experiences, to bring you his top tips.
Smash your workout and build muscle
Patrick Walsh is a Physiotherapist and Clinical Mentor based in Cardiff. As a seasoned gym goer, a passionate runner and someone who competes in endurance challenges regularly, Patrick gives us his top tips on how to reach your goals, build muscle and avoid injury.
Top physio tips for rugby players
Ascenti physiotherapist and former rugby pro Huw Dimond shares his top tips on how to minimise the risks of the game, reduce the long-term effects of injury and return to action faster.
Top physio tips for snowboarders
Ascenti physio and snowboard instructor Huw Dimond gives his top tips on how to prevent injuries, perform better and fully enjoy your time on the slopes.
Physio tips for long distance cycling
Josh Conway is an Ascenti Physiotherapist based in Leicester. He's an enthusiastic cyclist and has completed many charity challenges, including the first stage of the Tour de France as part of the 'The Grand Depart', and a ride from London to Paris. In this article, Josh combines his personal experience with his clinical expertise to bring you his top tips.
How to treat whiplash with physiotherapy
Nick Kommatas is an Ascenti Physiotherapist based in Stoke on Trent. In his clinic he sees a lot of patients with whiplash who have been referred to us for treatment by a medical agency or solicitor. Nick explains what whiplash is and the best way to manage your recovery.
Common myths about back pain
Georgina Hoare is an Ascenti Physiotherapist based in Kidderminster. She has a keen interest in treating persistent lower back pain and has specialised in this area through a range of additional training.
Physio advice for a long-haul flight
Helen Davison is an Ascenti physiotherapist based in London. Here she combines her personal experiences of travelling the world with her clinical expertise, to bring you top advice about coping with the aches and pains associated with long-haul travel.
10 steps for an injury and pain free festival
Peter Gizauskas is an Ascenti Physiotherapist based in Bristol. He is an experienced clinician, as well as a keen music fan who regularly attends festivals. Here he gives us his top tips on how to avoid injury and the best way to recover from those aches and pains afterwards.
On top of your game - 10 tips for footballers
Ascenti Physiotherapist and Clinical Mentor, Matt Rawlins, explains what you can do to protect yourself and minimise the risk of injury when playing football.
How to stop lower back pain before it starts
Ascenti Physiotherapist, Berverley Gorbutt, shares some advice on the steps you can take to stop lower back pain before it starts.
How to avoid injury while training for a running event
Ascenti Physiotherapist and running enthusiast, Olukayode Faleye, shares his top tips on avoiding common injury pitfalls when training for a running event.