Physio Approved: Warm-Up Exercises to Do Before Your Winter Workout

As the chill of winter sets in, it’s more important than ever to adapt your exercise routine to the colder weather. Kaylee, our expert physiotherapist at Nordic Balance, is here to guide you through the essential warm-up exercises to do before your winter workout. With her extensive experience in physiotherapy, Kaylee understands the unique challenges that the cold […]

29th November 2023

Surviving the Festive Frenzy: How to Keep Back Pain at Bay This Christmas

The festive season is upon us, bringing with it the joy and merriment of Christmas. However, as physiotherapist Kaylee knows all too well, this time of year can also mean facing the dreaded lower back pain for some. Whether hauling the Christmas tree from the attic, bending over the oven for the perfect turkey and […]

29th November 2023

How to Manage a Running Injury

Running is one of the sports with a higher likelihood of getting an injury than most other sports. Whatever your level, an essential part of your running education and training is understanding how to manage a running injury.   The predominant site of these injuries is the knee. There is strong evidence that long training distance per week […]

22nd June 2022

The Role of Recovery in Marathon Training

Over the last few years, the number of regular runners in the UK has kept steadily increasing. Currently, around 16% of us enjoy at least an occasional jog, and 16 million UK adults stick to a weekly run.   But, for many amateur runners, their training is all self-taught. While #running has 4.9 billion views […]

18th May 2022

Benefits of Natural Therapies in Supporting Women’s Health

National Women’s Health Week, which runs from the 8th to the 14th of May, is a week-long campaign aimed at promoting women’s health and wellbeing. As part of the campaign, we explore the benefits of natural therapies in supporting women’s health.   The results of the recent GOV.UK ‘Women’s Health – Let’s talk about it’ […]

10th May 2022

5 Top Tips for Marathon Training

The UK hosts more than 200 marathons, and every year thousands of runners of various abilities don their running shoes and hit the road; one such running enthusiast is our very own Lead Physiotherapist, Jean-Vincent (JV).   JV is not only a Physiotherapist but also our Clinical Lead at Nordic Balance and a Leader in […]

21st April 2022

What is Men’s Pelvic Health Physiotherapy, and why is it important?

Though it may come as a surprise to some, men have pelvic floors too! Pelvic health is essential for men of all ages to maintain a healthy, active lifestyle. Our expert physiotherapist dives into why pelvic health physiotherapy should be integral to your well-being.   1 in 10 men experiences pelvic floor or continence issues […]

23rd February 2022

What is Flat Head Syndrome and How Does it Affect Babies?

Written by Noemi Panella, Osteopath, D.O., M.OSt.   Flat Head Syndrome (or plagiocephaly, to give it its technical name) is a very common condition, which often occurs in newborns.   As new parents, we’re always on high alert for any potential risk (no matter how small) to our delicate little newborn.   As a result, […]

18th February 2022

How to Give a Sports Massage at Home – Valentine Special

Giving the gift of your time and efforts means more than a physical gift. That is why we have devised a way for you to show love to your other half or someone you care about by giving them a Sports Massage to the neck, shoulders and lower back. You’re sure to be in the […]

22nd January 2022

How the Graston Technique Works – Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation

The Graston Technique is one of the most effective natural treatments for soft tissue pains and injuries commonly used by Sports Therapists and Physiotherapists. The treatment incorporates the use of Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Manipulation (IASTM) to restore the myofascial tissues to their full function.   By applying gentle pressure on the area of the […]

10th January 2022
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