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6 Sep 2021

What is Pain?

Pain and inflammation are usually spoken about negatively, and are things everyone wants to get rid of. But why does the body actually experience pain and inflammation? The body is an amazing and complex system. There are a lot of...

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6 Sep 2021

Promimal Hamstring Tendinopathy

Are you experiencing pain in the upper aspect of the back of your thigh? Is it impacting on your ability to run, sit, squat, lunge, and walk uphill? Maybe you can no longer deadlift or even simply lean forwards.   Proximal Hamstring Tendinopathy is ONE potential cause...

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6 Sep 2021

Low Back Hinging. What is it?

What is it? And why is it important that Dancers, Gymnasts and Cheerleaders avoid it??? Lower back pain is a fairly common complaint we see from the dancer and gymnast population. There are many skills within these sports that require...

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23 Aug 2021

Running Intensity. How Much Is Too Much???

Endurance sports are challenging to train for at the best of times. Often Runners struggle to create a training plan with an appropriate mix of training types and intensities to get the desired performance benefits without getting injuries or becoming...

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12 Aug 2021

Stroke Recovery: How Physiotherapy May Help

Stroke Recovery: How Physiotherapy May Help National Stroke Week 2021, encourages everyone to learn the signs of stroke to get help more quickly. To recognise those signs, the Stroke Foundation encourages you to think FAST when looking at someone who...

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8 Jun 2021

Overactive Abdominals and Back Pain: The Link Explained

If you type ‘tight abs’ into Google, you get over 77 million results. Typing in ‘6 pack abs’ gets you 147 million results. Type in ‘better abs’ and there are 461 million pages you could view. Clearly there’s a lot...

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20 May 2021

6 Things You Need to Know About Tendinopathy

Tendinopathy is common and our understanding of it is still evolving. We manage it very differently now than we did in previous years and no doubt our management will change again as more research is done. Here’s what you need...

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30 Apr 2021

5 Simple Breathing Exercises to Reduce Back Pain

How can exercising your lungs ease pain in your back? At first, it may seem rather odd to think of breathing as a treatment for back pain. It works surprisingly well, though.   Catch a breath You take about 20,000...

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