Our team has the experience to understand the nature of your pain and to identify and treat the cause.

What Causes Knee Pain?

If you suffer or have ever suffered from painful knee pain, it can be very debilitating and can affect people of different ages and fitness levels.  Below are three common causes of knee pain, all of which are treatable at WPPC: Chondromalacia Patella is often the umbrella term given to any pain around the front… Read more

Back Pain and the Benefits of Pilates

Highly regarded as an effective treatment/exercise technique, Pilates has been taught by Physiotherapists for years to help patients alleviate backache. There has been much scepticism and an article that was published in The Times newspaper entitled ‘The Core Stability Myth’ – An article that was widely criticised as being inaccurate and misinformed – was no… Read more

Back Pain

CAUSES, INCIDENCE AND RISK FACTORS Back pain can be extremely debilitating and there are around 20 structures at each segmental level that may be causing the pain. It may result from  poor posture and minor strains to the ligaments. The muscles may go into spasm which causes further pain. It may be caused by an… Read more

Foot Pain

Foot pain can be referred  from the back if it is of insidious onset [ie; no direct trauma]. Foot pain can be caused by joint or ligament  damage and responds well to biomechanical assessment and local physical therapy. Read more

Ankle Injury & Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles tendon injuries involve an irritation, stretch, or tear to the tendon connecting the calf muscle to the back of the heel. Achilles tendonitis is a common overuse injury, but can also be caused by tight or weak calf muscles or any condition that causes the tendon to become less flexible and more rigid, such… Read more
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