Advice & guides
Common running injuries and how to prevent them
If running or sport is a big part of your life, then suffering an injury can be a massive blow. MSK Physiotherapist, Feroz Mansoor provides insight on how to prevent those common running injuries.
Plantar fasciitis: Symptoms, causes and treatment
Plantar fasciitis is a common and often debilitating condition. Find out more about what it is, what causes it, and how you can treat it.
The benefits of Pilates for lower back pain
Discover how Pilates can be a useful tool to reduce your lower back pain, improve physical strength and support your overall wellbeing.
Managing the menopause
In this article, Specialist MSK Physiotherapist and Physiotherapy Development Lead Kirsty Lee explores the impact of the menopause, and how symptoms can improve with the right guidance and support.
Exploring diastasis rectus abdominis
Specialist MSK Physiotherapist and Physiotherapy Development Lead at Ascenti, Kirsty Lee, explores a common issue in pregnancy – diastasis rectus abdominis: what it is, the impact it can have and how physiotherapy can help.
Understanding the upper limb nervous system
Ascenti physiotherapist Paul Carson explores the upper limb nervous system and shares his advice for treating injuries to the two types of nerves within it.
Exercise and activity that can help with Parkinson’s
Parkinson’s is the fastest growing neurological condition in the world, and according to Parkinson’s UK, it is estimated that around 145,000 people live with a Parkinson's diagnosis in Britain.
Optimise your recovery after the CrossFit Open
CrossFit has become a popular form of exercise and is known for its “high-intensity” strength and conditioning workouts that are made up of functional movements. These movements are actions that we perform in our day-to-day life, like squatting, pulling, and pushing.
How to manage sore arms after a Covid jab
More than 36 million people in the UK have already had a Covid booster jab, with many more people planning to get theirs over the coming weeks and months. One of the most common side effects is a sore arm following the injection.
Top tips to avoid injury as you start your New Year fitness regime
Expert advice from Consultant Physiotherapist at Ascenti, Debbie Christer, on how to avoid injuries when starting a new fitness regime.
Is it safe to run when you have back pain?
We take a look at whether or not it’s necessary for you to hang up your training shoes, and when you need to modify your running load if you experience back pain.