Advice Centre

Welcome to the Flawless Physio Advice Centre. In this section you will find helpful information in a range of formats, from blogs and vlogs to links to our YouTube Channel. Our aim is to help you resolve your symptoms, improve your lifestyle and keep you active. Please feel free to share comments on our social media, ask questions, share our information or contact us for help and guidance.

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Acupuncture for migraine

Acupuncture for migraine: Individuals who suffer migraine or frequent headaches are increasingly turning to acupuncture as a preventative treatment. There is a growing body of research to support the use of acupuncture for migraine. Evidence shows it is effective at reducing frequency and severity of episodes. At Flawless Physio we use acupuncture in conjunction with…

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Do I need a scan for my back pain?

In short probably not, so here is some information to understand why.   Value vs risk X-rays and CT scans are the first choice for scans as they cost significantly less then MRI scans and can be very effective at ruling out serious pathologies such as tumours. Both of these forms of imaging have high…

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Ruptured ACL, what are my options? 

  This is a difficult question to answer and one that has been raised increasingly often by patients in our clinics over recent years. There is a growing body of evidence comparing both surgical and non-surgical options, highlighted by high profile athletes such as Tiger Woods who won 5 out of 6 tournaments before having surgical…

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