How to Exercise at Home

During lockdown, we’re all looking for good ways to keep active whilst sticking by government guidelines. Fortunately, no matter what level of fitness you are, there are loads of ways to keep fit without spending money on lots of equipment. Obviously if you are concerned about your safety to exercise, get in touch with a […]

We Offer an Award Wining Service!

We are so proud to announce that we have won two catagories in the GHP Private Healthcare Awards 2020! Our achievements in the following fields have been recognised: Best Mobile Physiotherapy Service Somerset & GHP Dedication Award to Women’s Health We take such joy in the service we are able to offer our patients. We […]

Cycling tips during Covid 19

In these slightly strange times we are celebrating world health day today! Remember, exercise is a great way to work off some of the stress that this current situation is likely to be creating. We’ve noticed lots of people in North Somerset have been out on their bikes. If you’ve not cycled for a while, […]

Celebrating the Women’s Health Fair

On Sunday 8th March (International Women’s Day), Severn Physiotherapy and Portishead Parent were delighted to present the Portishead Women’s Health Fair. On the day we had a great range of stalls, talks and workshops giving great information on women’s health and wellbeing. We are so grateful to everyone who took the time to support the […]

Five Ways to Keep Your Joints Healthy

Keeping your joints healthy as you get older has lots of benefits, including better mobility and less chance of joint pain. Although most people experience some “wear and tear” on their joints, there are plenty of things you can do to protect your joints. Stick to a healthy weight Carrying extra weight will put additional […]

What is the Difference Between Prenatal and Standard Massage?

There are lots of benefits to having a Prenatal, or Pregnancy massage; you can find out more about these by clicking here. Some people ask what is special about a prenatal massage, so let’s have a look at some of the key differences… Position Usually when you have a massage, you will be advised to […]

How Do Physiotherapists Help With Mobility Problems?

As Physiotherapists, when we talk about “mobility” we mean your ability to move. This can include walking, using stairs or using a wheelchair. Issues with mobility can occur at any stage of life. These can sometimes come on suddenly, such as a broken leg after an accident, or some slowly, for example if you have […]

How to Keep Your Muscles Healthy as You Age

It may surprise you to know that after the age of 30 you lost 1% of your muscle mass each year. Fortunately, there are plenty of things you can do to reduce the impact this has on your life. Having a healthy lifestyle from the start will help, but it’s never too late to do […]

Chair Based Exercises

Research shows us that exercise is important as we get older. It has so many benefits including– Keeping your heart and lungs healthy– Reducing pain– Improving your mobility– Reducing your risk of falls and balance problems– Improving your mood However many people become less active as they get older. Many of our clients tell us […]

Exercise for People with Parkinson’s

Parkinson’s Disease affects around 1 in 500 people in the UK. It is commonly diagnosed in people over the age of 60 but can affect people of any age. There is increasing research highlighting the importance of Physiotherapy and exercise for people with Parkinson’s. Parkinson’s UK advise that exercise can be as important as medication […]