Balance and Falls Prevention

Balance is crucial for everyday living, weight training, climbing, running, or even just walking around. We all take balance for granted as we navigate without thinking, effort, or fear. For millions, poor balance is a problem. Some people struggle with long-term dizziness or imbalance. Others suffer balance-related falls and injuries. A new study concludes that […]

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Did you know that our brain has its own map?

Proprioception is the brain’s ability to sense the relative positions, movements and orientation of different parts of the body. Information coming in from receptors in our skin, muscles and joints are sent to the brain and a map is created in an area called the Homoculus. The more you use a specific part of the […]

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What’s the Point in Pre-habilitation?

Pre-habilitation or Prehab is an exercise programme that starts a number of weeks before surgery. The principles of prehab is to strengthen and improve the current ability of the patient within the confines of the limb or the body. We at London Home Physio believe that prehab before any elective operation (whether it is joint […]

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