Important: Coronavirus

Important: Coronavirus

Current guidance from government and our professional bodies advises us as follows:- Online or telephone appointments are still the safest option and should be used where possible.  We can however offer risk assessed, face to face appointments for all cases including...
My Desert Island Exercise

My Desert Island Exercise

Desert island scenario. If I was told that for some reason that I could only ever teach one exercise for the rest of my life, the answer would definitely be, drum roll please…. the shoulder bridge! Why a Shoulder Bridge? Because with this fabulous exercise you...
It’s all about balance

It’s all about balance

Let’s face it, 2019 was a turbulent year for all sorts of reasons and it would be hard to argue that we’re out of the woods yet. So, at Courtyard, we’ve decided it’s time to foster a bit of stability. We’re going to focus on ‘balance’ in all its forms. As a team of...
Sports Injury Prevention

Sports Injury Prevention

I was lucky to attend a recent session organised for the Wotton under Edge youth hockey players by Prof. Mark De Ste Croix on sports injury prevention. Mark is Professor of Paediatric Sport and Exercise at the University of Gloucestershire. As well as having published...
How can a Physio Help You?

How can a Physio Help You?

There is no typical day in the life of a physio. Sometimes we are called musculoskeletal therapists which means that any problem you might have with your bones, joints, muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments or even your connective tissue, falls under our remit.In any...