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 […]

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: https://www.csp.org.uk/public-patient/covid-19-road-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 […]

Simple Home Exercises

We know that lockdown and social distancing measures have made it harder for some people to exercise. Many of our clients haven’t been going out as often, or have lost confidence with their mobility. The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy has put together some simple exercises to try at home to help older people stay active […]

Buddy’s Story

We are delighted to share this lovely feedback from one of our clients, Buddy in Westbury Park. Buddy has shown how much you can improve your quality of life by engaging with treatment and sticking to an exercise programme…she’s an inspiration! From January  2019 I had pneumonia. Unfortunately, this wasn’t diagnosed until the following November […]

The Road to Recovery – Covid-19

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy have produced new guidance on how to support people who are recovering from Covid-19. At Severn Physiotherapy we can help you with your recovery at home. Here are some of the key principles we use to help get better Thorough Assessment We will give you a detailed assessment, looking at […]

Need help with bladder control due to coughing?

The most common symptom of coronavirus infection is a continuous cough which can last for several weeks after the initial infection. Coughing is known to put pressure on the pelvic floor muscles and increase the risk of developing stress urinary incontinence (SUI) and vaginal prolapse. Physiotherapy is the first line treatment for pelvic floor dysfunction with research showing […]

New Advice on Staying Active at Home

The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) have developed some simple and effective exercises you can do at home to keep yourself active even if you’re socially isolating https://www.csp.org.uk/public-patient/keeping-active-and-healthy/staying-healthy-you-age/staying-strong-you-age/strength Remember, Severn Physiotherapy are still offering home visits for essential problems. If you’re wondering if we can help, get in touch today for a chat about your […]