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Leading research has found that video consultations are as effective as face-to-face appointments and our experience, at PhysioFastOnline (PFO), is that 3 in 4 people can be triaged, assessed and supported online without any need for physical treatment. Go here for full article.
Avoid working too long without moving and take regular breaks. Set your smartphone with regular
reminders to move. There are lots of apps to assist with this, like Stand Up. Stress and tension can
massively affect pain levels: when you’re stressed or busy, this can increase muscle tension, and affect movement and symptoms, so do your best to relax. Go here for the full article.
Earlier this year it was announced that physiotherapists will take over routine appointments from family doctors in a bid to cut waiting times at GP surgeries. A new GP contract will see an army of 20,000 practice staff recruited in the hope it will improve access to services. Katie Knapton, founder of PhysioFastOnline –
who offer interactive videocall appointments with qualified physiotherapists – looks at what this means for the sector. Go here for the full article.
Advice on running a marathon, all your do's and don't... to avoid injury ....hot off the press.
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