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Anton Narcisi

Team Spotlight: Anton Narcisi

Sports Therapist Anton has worked in the service industry all his life and from a very young age has had a keen interest in sport. He started boxing at age 11 and for several years boxed at local club and county level. Later he spent 10 years learning Jujutsu and this came to an end…

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Identifying the right treatment

What type of practitioner is best suited to help your problem? For sudden onset soft tissue trauma, arthritic joints and sports injuries  For serious unresolved chronic spine and joint pain  For chronic unresolved MSK conditions such as Rheumatoid, Osteoarthritis, Osteoporosis or Disc Degeneration  For specific sports rehab advice  For recent onset…

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Could you have Osteoarthritis?

Osteoarthritis (OA), which the most common type of arthritis, is wear and tear in the smooth cartilage protecting the bones in joints. This eventually leads to bone erosion, bone spurs and unsightly bony end thickening. The joint juice (synovial fluid), swells and becomes inflamed and sticky. The attacked bone haemorrhages precious calcium. The result tends…

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Back Pain Relief Testimonial

 “I was resigned to a lifetime of maintenance treatment, constant pain and not being able to do what I wanted. Now I’m doing all the things I want to do, I’m pain-free and I haven’t needed hands-on treatment for 4 years” Beverley joined the police force when she was 19 and she realised that her…

What is Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a silent disease of bone thinning that many people suffer from with no awareness until the bones start breaki ng or crumbling, most often at the spine, hips and wrists. The pain associated with this condition can be very severe and effectively destroy any quality of life. The statistics for osteoporosis don’t make…

TEAM SPOTLIGHT : Katherine Kerr

Katherine Kerr Chartered Physiotherapist BSc (Hons) Since graduating in 2000 from the University of Ulster, I have worked in many different private and NHS settings. Working initially in Northern Ireland, I then spent four years working in New Zealand before returning to the UK to do locum work before joining Nicky Snazell Wellness & Physiotherapy…

From House Bound To Machu Picchu

Carol’s problems first started over 30 years ago with a lot of joint pain, subsequently diagnosed as a form of osteoarthritis which was only transferable down the female line. Over the following years her condition deteriorated and she was put on a cocktail of drugs, none of which really helped, but which made her feel…

Musculoskeletal Pain Relief

Musculoskeletal (MSK) pain is any pain caused from the bones, joints, tendons, ligaments or muscles. This may include things such as a sprained knee/ankle, arthritis in a joint, tennis/golfers elbow, pulled muscles and many other conditions. When you come into our clinic you can be assessed by a Physiotherapist or a Sports Therapist. Depending on…

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Cartilage can it repair?

Read Nicky’s latest publication on cartilage and will it repair. Find out in this article.

Reap What You Sow

Growing Old, Stave Off Ill Health Part of life is growing older and we should all plan for that stage of our lives. The good news is that with correct lifestyle choices and planning, the later years can be just as much fun as any other part. The first and most important step in this…