James Leebody

Since graduating James has worked solely within private practice, developing his knowledge and skills in musculoskeletal physiotherapy. James holds both a MSc physiotherapy degree from Northumbria University and a Sport and Exercise Science degree from th

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New Year knee pain

  Don’t let knee pain ruin your drive to get fit in 2020. Knee pain in an incredibly common factor that prevents individuals from exercising as much as they would like to. The overall prevalence of knee pain within the general public is between 15%

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Deep Tissue Massage

Don’t let your aches and pains stop you from achieving your fitness goals in 2020. Here at Activate Physiotherapy, we can keep you in prime condition through Deep Tissue Massage to stop muscle aches from hindering your progress. Please ring 0191 6031121

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The Plantar Fascia

Following the Great North Run, we at Activate see a wide variety of running based injuries coming through our clinic. The huge spike in training intensity, volume and load can cause common injuries to occur and there is one which we frequently get asked

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Activate Physiotherapy is an evidence based clinic, and as such we have reviewed the latest evidence base around posture. Here are the main points we have taken from that;  1) Individual differences in posture are normal. For example there are natural va

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