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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

Great story from the British Lung Foundation about the importance of exercise

Have a look at the story below that gives a great personal account on how important exercise and education is in managing a long term breathing problem. Click here to learn more about our home visit service for people with respiratory problems. https://www.blf.org.uk/your-stories/how-exercise-and-pulmonary-rehabilitation-helped-me?fbclid=IwAR34eNKkRrEMTndC95cejXT11a5lUN7Pwz-tzYRqSZ53kbb3M74B_-Y9ZIo