Crushes Manor Clinic Blog

Ultrasound Diagnostic Scans

At Crushes Manor Clinic, we offer ultrasound scans for musculoskeletal ailments. Ultrasound scans are typically the imaging modality of choice when looking at musculoskeletal structures, such as the shoulder joint, and can offer valuable information regarding pathology around other joints such as the wrist, hand, elbow, hip, knee and ankle. Ultrasonography is also able to […]

5th August 2021

Shockwave Therapy

At Crushes Manor Clinic, we offer shockwave therapy to help reduce pain in certain musculoskeletal conditions. Shockwave therapy was discovered by chance when it was used to treat other lesions. Since then, it has been used to treat conditions affecting various areas of the musculoskeletal system. The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE), […]

4th August 2021

A Perspective on osteoarthritis

There have been some interesting advances in recent years in our understanding of osteoarthritis. There is still a lot we don’t know about the condition, however some things are much clearer with regards to what works for the condition and what does not. Osteoarthritis is a disease which is commonly referred to as a “wear […]

16th March 2021

“I’m sorry I can’t make it, something’s come up…”

Is this normal? What causes me to feel this way? Why can’t I turn this feeling off? If you experience anxiety, these will more than likely be some of the questions you find yourself dwelling on, struggling to pinpoint answers to. You may also be struggling to effectively manage your reactions to events that crop […]

20th July 2020

What is Pilates?

Pilates is a form of exercise for the whole body, concentrating on posture, balance and flexibility. Pilates uses low-impact flexibility, muscular strength and endurance movements, emphasising postural alignment, core strength and muscle balance. It uses a range of mat and equipment-based exercises that are suitable for all ages, levels of fitness and ability. How did Pilates come about? […]

13th July 2020

Are Smartphones and Tablets a pain in the neck?

Your neck posture whist looking at messages and emails on your smart phone and watching videos or playing games on your tablet for extended periods can put extra tension and pressure on your neck muscles. ‘Text Neck’! ‘Text neck’ is a term now being used to describe neck issues caused by overuse of phones, tablets […]

10th July 2020

Injection Therapy part II

In the last blog, we mentioned we would discuss the risks and benefits of injections. Steroids have been in the news a lot lately as there has been a big breakthrough in the treatment against COVID-19, but more on this later. As discussed before, steroids can be used to help reduce pain in a variety of musculoskeletal (MSK) conditions. When an injury […]

7th July 2020

Injection Therapy

If you have browsed the Crushes Manor clinic website, you’ll probably have noticed that we’ve started to offer injection therapy treatments. Some of you may be wondering why a sports physiotherapy clinic is offering these services and what role they play in physiotherapy. This Blog hopes to shed some light on this. Physiotherapists, by […]

25th June 2020

Welcome to the brand new Crushes Manor Clinic Blog!

Why have we started a blog? We felt the time was right to add to our clinical practice by starting this blog, enabling us to regularly bring you interesting articles, helpful facts and tips, and information about our physiotherapy services. We will also take a look at some of the physical issues you may experience […]

20th February 2020

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