Look after your hamstrings!

It’s about this time in the winter sporting season that we begin to see what we call ‘fatigue injuries’, particularly related to hamstrings and soft tissue issues.

The list of potential hamstring difficulties is frustratingly long, with hamstring strains, ‘pulls’, […]

August 18th, 2014|

Great tips for fitting exercise into your day!

At home

Take a few 10-minute walks or bike rides during the day.
Use an exercise DVD for a little while in the morning and a little while in the evening.
Turn up the music and dance while you vacuum.
Take a 10-minute […]

July 4th, 2014|

Pilates exercises – an easy way to reduce your back pain

Lie on your stomach with your legs together. Arms along your sides.
Lift your abdominal muscles away from the mat. Inhale.
Exhale: Keep your abdominal muscles pulled in. Extend energy through your spine and out the top of your head to […]

July 4th, 2014|

Is your child suffering from heel pain?

With many children currently competing in athletics and cross country competitions we have seen a sharp increase in the number of students suffering from severs, otherwise known as ‘heal pain’. Severs Disease is characterized by activity-related pain that occurs […]

July 4th, 2014|

Handbag shoulder

Sound unusual, well actually it’s not! With laptops, ipads, phones and drink bottles turning handbags into mobile offices we see many clients suffering with injured backs, shoulders and necks. The neck has a natural curve that evenly distributes forces […]

July 4th, 2014|

Injured after weekend sport?

If you need to see a physio to work out the bumps and grinds from a full weekend of sport then give us a call on Monday morning before 9am and we will guarantee a same day appointment! Call […]

July 4th, 2014|

Feeling under the weather?

Certain pain diagnoses are particularly sensitive to weather changes, including rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, fibromyalgia, phantom limb pain, headaches, scar pain, gout, trigeminal neuralgia, lower back pain and pain influenced by mood disorder.

What should you do then?  A heat pack or […]

July 4th, 2014|

Pilates and pregnancy

Many women find Pilates to be one of best exercises to do, both during and after their pregnancy. Pilates and pregnancy go so well together because Pilates is great at building core strength. If your abdominals, back, and pelvic […]

July 31st, 2012|