August 2023

What it’s really like being a student physio at EPM


Anna Wilson has just completed her MSc. in Preregistration Physiotherapy. When Andy McCrea, Elite Physical Medicine’s Clinical Director, offered her a placement at our Aylesbury clinic, she jumped straight in.

What it’s really like being a student physio at EPM2023-08-18T20:45:40+01:00

March 2023

Daylight Saving Time: how to protect your sleep (and why it matters)


Whilst we may not have any choice when it comes to the clocks changing, there are things you can do to improve the quality of your sleep, as Chartered Physiotherapist Amanda Sussman explains…

Daylight Saving Time: how to protect your sleep (and why it matters)2023-03-22T20:20:12+00:00

November 2022

Andy’s ultrasound session gives sixth formers a boost with their studies


Elite's Clinical Director Andy McCrea joined Btec Level 3 Sport students at Princes Risborough Sschool, to support their study of the musculoskeletal system with an ultrasound scanning demonstration.

Andy’s ultrasound session gives sixth formers a boost with their studies2023-03-22T20:19:02+00:00

February 2021

Manual Therapy & Soft Tissue Techniques


Manual Therapy and Soft Tissue Techniques Written by: Faye Appleby 17 February 2021 Description Manual therapy is a treatment option and service we offer at Elite Physical Medicine, it is defined as ‘skilled hand movements intended to improve tissue extensibility’. The aim of the treatment is to increase any lost [...]

Manual Therapy & Soft Tissue Techniques2021-02-26T17:01:06+00:00

Paul and Andy – Ashfold School Webinar


Managing The Adolescent Athlete Written by: Faye Appleby, Edited by: Andy McCrea 8th February 2021 Today, Paul and Andy, our Clinical Directors, have been showing off their virtual webinar skills (loosely!) for Ashfold school, parents and teaching staff. Both Paul and Andy have a wealth of knowledge and [...]

Paul and Andy – Ashfold School Webinar2021-02-10T15:51:22+00:00

January 2021

Muscle Strength Testing


Muscle Strength Testing Written by: Gabrielle Jackson, Edited by: Faye Appleby 29th January 2021 At Elite Physical Medicine, a crucial part of your treatment plan, usually involves regular muscle testing. Muscle testing is where the physiotherapist uses objective markers to measure the muscle strength of a patient. Testing muscle strength [...]

Muscle Strength Testing2021-02-26T17:02:20+00:00

Tom Stainer our Honorary Lecturer


Congratulations to Tom, one of our physiotherapists, who has started his journey and passion in lecturing. Tom has recently been teaching about outcome measures that are used in rehabilitation for junior doctors studying BSci Sports Medicine at University College London (UCL). As honorary lecturer, Tom led a virtual zoom lecture and created videos [...]

Tom Stainer our Honorary Lecturer2021-02-10T16:16:11+00:00

July 2018

Principles of Resistance Training #4


STRENGTH AND FAT LOSS🚨It's a fantastic way to build STRENGTH 💪🏻 not only can Resistance Training help increase your general strength but it can assist in improving your dynamic balance. It has been proven to increase overall physical performance and 2-3 training sessions a week can certainly help with your body composition by increasing [...]

Principles of Resistance Training #42018-07-31T10:43:29+01:00

Principles of Resistance Training #3


Resistance Training has been proven to improve the health of your heart. 💙 2-3 sessions a week can help to lower your blood pressure ⬇decreased your resting heart rate⬇〰 and have a positive effect on cholesterol levels 🔴💪🏻 now if that isn’t something to jump up and go lift something we don’t know what [...]

Principles of Resistance Training #32018-07-31T10:34:06+01:00

Principles of Resistance Training #2


Resistance training has been proven to have positive effects ok blood sugar. It increases your insulin sensitivity and decrease your glucose sensitivity - hence why we recommend resistance training 2-3 times a week for diabetic patients 💙✅ 💪🏻

Principles of Resistance Training #22018-07-31T10:30:58+01:00
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