Burton Physio Clinic

Burton Physiotherapy Clinic is Burton on Trent’s longest established Physiotherapy practice, based at the Coach House Clinic, The Abbey, Manor Drive, Burton on Trent. Working alongside our other Clinics in Derby and Dudley, we aim to help you return to full function in the quickest possible time. Most conditions can be treated and resolved quicker the earlier they are diagnosed and treated. Long-standing chronic problems often require more treatment than those diagnosed and treated early so don’t leave it festering until it’s too late!

If you are unsure whether you would benefit from physiotherapy, please feel free to ring our Burton-on-Trent Clinic or e-mail us for advice.

Derby Physiotherapy Clinic

At our Derby Physiotherapy Clinic therapists offer musculoskeletal services to the general and sporting population in Derby and the surrounding areas. We are highly trained with a wealth of experience and all our staff are fully qualified and HCPC registered or equivalent. We place great emphasis on proactive treatments and rehabilitation strategies, and offer a caring and professional service with supporting complementary therapies.

Based just outside Derby Town Centre, the Clinic complements our other Clinics in Burton-on-Trent and Dudley. If you are unsure whether you would benefit from physiotherapy, please feel free to ring our Derby Clinic or e-mail us for advice.

Physiotherapy in Dudley

Burton Physio Group are proud to announce the opening of our new Physiotherapy Clinic in Dudley, West Midlands. Based just outside Dudley Town Centre, the new Clinic will complement our existing Clinics in Burton-on-Trent and Derby. Our experienced physiotherapists will provide a variety of treatments at the Dudley Clinic, including-

  • Back Pain
  • Neck Pain
  • Foot & Ankle Pain
  • Shoulder Injuries
  • Knee Pain
  • Elbow Conditions
  • Hand & Wrist Injuries
  • Hip Pain
  • Sports Injuries
  • Arthritic Conditions
  • Work related/Occupational Injuries

We place great emphasis on proactive treatments and rehabilitation strategies, and offer a caring and professional service with supporting complementary therapies. If you are unsure whether you would benefit from physiotherapy, please feel free to ring our Dudley Clinic or e-mail us for advice.

Rugby Injuries

The Rugby Union Autumn internationals start this weekend, with the visit of the South African Spring Boks taking on England at Twickenham as the stand out fixture. Over the next 4 weeks, all of the Six Nation countries will pit their wit against at least one of the big 3 southern hemisphere teams. These fixtures are all about preparation for next years World Cup in Japan, and for England some good performances and victories will be most welcomed. However, the squad has quite a different look due to injuries to key personnel again. It may be time to see some lesser experienced players (on the international front) to stake a claim to be in the Six Nations and ultimately the World Cup squad next year. Injuries are part and parcel of Rugby, but one players misfortune can open the door for another to shine.

Having worked in Premiership Rugby in recent times, it is easy to see that the Lions Tour of New Zealand in the summer of 2017 left a number of players unable to replicate their form and fitness during the following season, and this also coincided with a dip in form for England last season. Even the British & Irish Lions captain Sam Warburton was forced to retire in the summer at the age of 29. He felt that he was just not able to recover from his injuries well enough to be able to perform at the same high level. These elite professional players have expert medical staff to help guide them through the injury process and return them back to the pitch as quickly and safely as possible. But professional sportsmen and women are not the only ones who pick up injuries. A recent study has shown that half of all sports injuries reported in A&E are sustained by a younger population. It appears that sporting participants under the age of 19 account for 47% of these cases, with football and rugby contributing the highest numbers. We all know that there are great benefits from sporting participation, but we also need to be mindful of the downside of participation. Injury prevention and injury rehabilitation are well established practices of sports medicine. Injuries do happen, that will always be the case, but if we can minimise their occurrence and their impact then more exposure to the positive side of sporting participation will be possible. and even more enjoyable. Especially for the younger population who may become the rugby stars of the future.

Check out the research by following the link to the BBC website www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-46059186

World Cup Fatigue?

The next round of international fixtures are upon us, and off the back of an impressive World Cup campaign in the summer, England will be looking to put in a good performance and get a couple of positive results against two very good opponents in Croatia and Spain. The problem for Gareth Southgate is that he has not been able to select some of his tried and tested players due to injury, with even more are dropping out of the squad during this weeks build up. Dele Alli is one of those unavailable for these set of fixtures, and it seems that he is suffering from a hamstring injury on this occasion. His Tottenham Manager, Mauricio Pochettino, has been quoted in the press recently as disappointed that his player has not taken more responsibility for his injury.

Athletes from all sports regularly push their physical capabilities to the limit, and in football they are often expected to play with ‘niggles’. A Manager or Head Coach will be the first person to praise a player for getting through a fixture when he is not 100%, but also the first to criticise if the gamble doesn’t play off, especially if the niggle becomes an injury that leads to the player needing to take time out

Dele Alli has often worn Kinetic Tape when he plays. That makes me think that he may often be playing with niggles, as many players do. Kinetic Tape can help to off load or even active muscles, so you can see why it has become popular over recent years if it enables an athlete to compete or a player to play on when they are not quite feeling 100%.

I do wonder if we will see a trend of injuries and/or a dip in individuals form this football season. With players involved in the World Cup suffering from fatigue (especially if their country reached the latter stages of the tournament). Maybe Dele Alli is one many who will miss a few fixtures during the 2018/19 campaign.