Yearly Archives: 2018

FOOSH!

Posted on December 10, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Today, Neil Liffen, director of East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) discusses FOOSH, which is an acronym for ‘fall onto outstretched hand’. FOOSH is commonly documented in patients’ medical notes at this time of year due to trips and or slips, especially slipping on ice. Injury can occur when you fall down and try to break the fall by reaching down […]

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Tennis Elbow

Posted on November 12, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

Neil Liffen, Director of East Coast Physio, discusses a common soft tissue injury to the elbow. It is a misconception that to have tennis elbow, also known as lateral epicondylitis, you have to play tennis! Tennis elbow is a common musculoskeletal condition and it’s estimated that as many as one in three people have tennis elbow […]

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Wrist Anatomy and Tenosynovitis

Posted on October 25, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

This time, Neil Liffen, director of East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) discusses the wrist anatomy with particular emphasis on the back of the hand and common sites of tenosynovitis. In completing a BSc Physiotherapy and MSc Diagnostic Musculoskeletal Ultrasound, Neil has always been fascinated by the human anatomy and learning ligaments, tendons, muscles etc. An […]

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Heel Pain – Plantar Fasciitis

Posted on September 15, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

This month, Neil Liffen, director of East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) discusses plantar fasciitis (PF), which is one of the most common conditions affecting the foot. Plantar fasciitis may be confused with ‘policeman’s heel’ but they are different. Policeman’s heel is called plantar calcaneal bursitis – inflammation of the sack of fluid (bursa) under the […]

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East Coast Physio

Posted on August 10, 2018 by Lynne Dobson in Injuries and Conditions.

East Coast Physio Ltd (ECP) has three clinics in the Suffolk region, located in Ipswich, Felixstowe and Leiston, all based in GP surgeries. All clinics offer specialist physiotherapy for all types of injury. In addition, ECP offers affordable diagnostic ultrasound for examination of soft tissue and joint conditions in combination with physical examination and treatment. […]

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