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Disc Injury
Disc Injury 15 Nov 2017

What does my disc injury mean? So you have been suffering with back pain and you go to see your Physiotherapist, Chiropractor, Osteopath or GP. You are told an all to familiar diagnosis of a ‘disc herniation’, ‘slipped disc’, ‘bulging [...]

Dynamic stretches for Runners
Dynamic stretches for Runners 7 Nov 2017

Dynamic stretching is an excellent way to prevent injuries and enhance performance. Dynamic stretches involve repetitively moving the muscles and joints through movements that mimic the sporting activity. It is typically executed as part of a warm-up. Some benefits to [...]

What is arthritis?
What is arthritis? 31 Oct 2017

What is arthritis? Arthritis basically means joint pain or joint disease. There are different types of arthritis which can present in different ways. It can be a debilitating disease, however, it can be managed effectively so that you can still [...]

Tower Running: Steps to recovery
Tower Running: Steps to recovery 3 Oct 2017

What is tower running? Running up hundreds of stairs to the top of the tallest skyscrapers in the world is the latest fitness craze. It’s popularity is increasing for those mad enough to want more of a challenge than flat [...]

Neck pain
Neck pain 26 Sep 2017

Neck Pain If you suffer from neck pain, your symptoms can be caused from a muscular, joint, or neural system dysfunction. A Physiotherapist can manage your pain with a thorough history, assessment of the joints, muscles, and neural structures, sound [...]

Why Surgeons are supporting Physio’s and not operating on hips
Why Surgeons are supporting Physio’s and not operating on hips 28 Sep 2017

The Hip: Some facts The hip is made of the acetabulum on the pelvis and the head of the thigh bone. The synovial, ball and socket joint, allows for multi-directional movement and it is designed for weight bearing and stability.  [...]

The benefits of Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) & the prevention of injuries
The benefits of Thai Boxing (Muay Thai) & the prevention of injuries 19 Sep 2017

The ancient martial art of Thai Boxing that has been around for 1000’s of years. It has become increasingly popular around the world in recent years. This has been helped by the rapid growth of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). [...]

Common Tennis Injuries & How to avoid them
Common Tennis Injuries & How to avoid them 19 Sep 2017

With Wimbledon & the US Open finished for this year, this leaves many of us inspired and reaching for our rackets (in the outdoors, or indoors!) However, even the top tennis players such as Williams, Murray and many more, get [...]

IBS and Exercise
IBS and Exercise 1 Sep 2017

Irritable Bowel Syndrome …an annoying, intrusive problem to have. The ‘I’m so sorry’ look at your waiter and friends as you start your list of dietary requirements. Or just generally feeling uncomfortable all of the time, so much so it can [...]

Using exercise to treat anxiety – the facts!
Using exercise to treat anxiety – the facts! 29 Aug 2017

What are the facts about using exercise to treat anxiety? Thanks to media exposure and celebrities opening up, we speak about anxiety disorders more and more. This is a hugely positive step as anxiety or any other mental health illness [...]