Category Archives: Physiotherapy

How to sleep better with back pain

According to research conducted by Imperial College London, Arthritis Research UK and the University of Aberdeen, 43% of UK adults suffer from chronic back pain. Back pain, particularly lower back pain, is extremely common and whilst symptoms usually improve within a few weeks or months, the link between poor sleep and back pain is an […]

Mammoth Ambassador, Anne Dickins paddles her way to an MBE in the New Year’s Honours list

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The team at Mammoth are delighted to announce that Olympic and World Paracanoe Champion, Anne Dickins, has been awarded an MBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list. Anne, who is also a Chartered Physiotherapist and mother of two, first took up paracanoe after London 2012. She has been a Mammoth Ambassador since 2014 when […]

Why sleep and comfort are the first line of defence against poor health

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Mammoth’s Human Performance Specialist, Dr Jonathan Bloomfield, investigates how sleep and comfort can have a profound effect on health and wellbeing. Before we can consider how best to improve sleep among the general public, we must first understand the scale and the nature of the problem. Let me put a few statistics in front of […]

Sleep has a place in every health professional’s toolkit

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Sports scientist Dr Jonathan Bloomfield will attend his first ER-WCPT show in Liverpool this month as part his role as Human Performance Specialist for Mammoth, the experts in comfort technologies. He explains why he believes that our understanding of sleep is still in its infancy, and that the potential for improvements across the health sector […]

The expert view: How to get a good night’s sleep when you suffer from back pain

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This article on achieving a good night’s sleep was contributed by Chartered Physiotherapist, Matt Donnelly, and was first published by Beds Are Uzzz, Southbourne. Did you know that over 80% of people experience back pain at some point in their life? Back pain is very common and although in most cases it is nothing serious, […]

Practitioner Interview: Perfect Balance Clinic

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Practitioner Interview: Rob Artingstall, Salford Red Devils

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Rob Artingstall is a Consultant Physiotherapist at the Spire Hospital in Manchester and Head Physiotherapist for Salford Red Devils Rugby League.  Rob works both in elite sport treating and rehabilitating professional athletes, and in private clinic, treating members of the public. Working across the health spectrum, he describes his work as varied and interesting. But […]

CSP competition winner doesn’t like to be parted from her Mammoth

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Earlier in 2016 Linda Jackson won a Performance Pocket 2000 as part of a magazine competition run by Mammoth.  We caught up with Linda recently to find out how she was enjoying life on her new mattress. She told us her views on being a competition winner, handling the work–sleep balance and missing her Mammoth […]

Practitioner Interview: BWT Physio

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Debbie Martin is a Chartered Physiotherapist and Clinical Director at BWT Physio. Over the course of a 35-year career, Debbie has always maintained a keen interest in the latest research and technologies – leading her to pursue postgraduate qualifications in musculoskeletal medicine, pain management and acupuncture. Having worked with patients from all walks of life […]

Practitioner Interview: Fulham Back Care

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Robert van Schalkwyk is a family and sports chiropractor based on Parsons Green Lane in Fulham. His clinic, Fulham Back Care, is renowned for its high standard of patient care and expertise in paediatric chiropractic care. Having practiced for more than 15 years, Robert has experience of treating everyone from infants to the elderly to […]