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Practical Manual Handling Tips for 2017
Practical Manual Handling Tips for 2017 3 Aug 2017

“Lift with your legs!”…………..sound familiar? In most work places I’m sure we’ve all had the same manual handling training about how to lift objects ‘safely’. However, manual handling may not be as important as we think. New research is suggesting [...]

Common Tennis Injuries
Common Tennis Injuries 19 May 2017

Spring is here, the sun is beginning to shine (sort of…), Nadal has just won his fifth Madrid title and the tennis season is getting into full swing. With Wimbledon looming just around the corner, many of us are feeling [...]

Train Smarter with the 7 Best Core Strengthening Exercises
Train Smarter with the 7 Best Core Strengthening Exercises 28 Apr 2017

There are a lot of core strengthening exercises out there. Some are effective and some are not. In this article we will describe and explain the seven best core strengthening exercises that will target all aspects of your core. What [...]

Lower Back Pain From Squats: Why this Happens and How to Avoid it
Lower Back Pain From Squats: Why this Happens and How to Avoid it 7 Mar 2017

Squats have become so popular over the last few years and have become the go to exercise for building muscle in the lower body. Squatting is one of the most demanding and skilful exercises that exist. When mastered, squats can [...]

Is it important to correct bad posture?
Is it important to correct bad posture? 18 Jan 2017

One of the most common topics of conversation in a physiotherapy clinic is posture, with many people saying they’ve been told their posture is “poor”, “misaligned” or they need to take action to “correct bad posture” to avoid pain. But [...]

Improve Posture and Spine Health During Your Commute
Improve Posture and Spine Health During Your Commute 4 Jan 2017

The holidays have come to an end. The new year celebrations are over and it’s back to work we go. The time off has given your joints and muscles a much-needed break from sitting in the office all day and [...]

Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis?
Does Cracking Your Knuckles Cause Arthritis? 15 Nov 2016

Our physiotherapists answer the age-old question - Does cracking your knuckles cause arthritis? The answer isn't what you might expect.

How to Warm Up for a Run (Especially in Winter)
How to Warm Up for a Run (Especially in Winter) 10 Dec 2016

Warming Up This is a term most people understand. If you look at exercise and running websites, there’s plenty of information on how to warm up for a run and the importance of it. So you might be thinking, why [...]

Top Tips to Fight Inflammation
Top Tips to Fight Inflammation 24 Jan 2016

Introduction Inflammation is a complex biological response that occurs in the body’s tissues as a response to harmful stimuli such as pathogens, damaged cells or irritants (Ferrero 2007). This article will focus on the inflammatory response to injury and chronic [...]

Top Tips for Beginner Runners
Top Tips for Beginner Runners 21 Oct 2015

Introduction: Running is a great way to loose weight, increase your aerobic fitness and generally tone your body. It is a high impact sport and with the constant pounding and repetitive nature of the sport, injuries like shin splints, patella [...]