Physiotherapy After a Stroke

At Severn Physiotherapy, we have specialist Neurological Physiotherapists who can help you to recover after your stroke. Following a stroke the brain cannot re-grow cells to replace those that have been damaged. However, the brain can adapt to give new pathways to perform the old tasks. Receiving support from an experienced Physiotherapist can support this […]

What you might be feeling about the Corona Virus and what you can do about it

Many of us are experiencing lots of difficult emotions about the coronavirus pandemic. This may include feelings about getting sick, the government restrictions, or struggling to see when the pandemic might end. The mental health charity Mind has explored some of the feelings people are experiencing and at Severn Physiotherapy we have created this picture […]

Building Strength After Covid 19

Many people find that they are more tired and breathless after having Covid 19. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapists have put together some simple exercises you can do at home to help to rebuild your strength If you are struggling following your diagnosis of Covid 19 and would like to see if Physiotherapy can […]

Managing Symptoms of Long Covid

Covid 19 is a type of respiratory infection. Many people who contract it only experience mild symptoms and recover quickly; however some people have more severe symptoms and take longer to recover. “Long Covid” is term used when people take longer than a few weeks to recover from Covid 19. This link explains more about […]

Covid 19 Recovery

We know that some people take longer to recover from Covid 19 than others, particularly if they have had a hospital stay or a long time of being inactive. This video from the Chartered Society of Physiotherapy gives a great insight into recovery: If you are finding your recovery from Covid 19 difficult and […]

What is Long Covid?

You may have heard the phrase Long Covid in the news recently; but what exactly is it? The article gives an introduction to Long Covid and how you can get support. Covid 19 Covid 19 is the name of the disease caused by a new form of the Corona Virus. It can affect people in […]

We Are Award Winners!

We are delighted to have been awarded Best Home Visit Physiotherapy Company 2020 – Somerset & Gloucestershire. It’s been a tricky couple of months for all of us, but we are delighted to have been able to continue to offer high quality Physiotherapy treatment in our local community. Our clients have worked so hard and […]

Medication for Thin Bones

Certain types of fractures may suggest that your bones are becoming thinner. These are known as Fragility Fractures – a broken bone after falling from your own height or less. If you have experienced one of these fractures your Doctor may recommend that you start on some medication to protect your bones. The Royal College […]