You sit in the one spot too long There is a popular catch phrase in the physiotherapy community and it states that ‘sitting is the new smoking’. So this may be a little harsh comparing the two but there is a lot of research linking lower activity levels to a number of chronic health conditions…

Unfortunately gyms are shut, pools are closed, and most sports events are cancelled. But you should not let this deter you from exercising. Fortunately you can do something about it. We have created a 2 week exercise program to help you stay active. In the program you have total body exercises which can help you…

We as physiotherapists understand back pain. It is annoying, it is nagging and it can be very frustrating to deal with.Back pain can be multifactorial, meaning it can be affected by a number of factors. Pain in the lower back area may be caused by decreased flexibility, muscle weakness and poor work postures (to name a…

Cervicogenic headaches is pain that originates from issues in the neck, generally caused by problems with some part of the neck structure, ie. the muscles or bone structure. This pain is similar in nature to a migraine, but differs in that the source of the pain comes from the neck area. Hence the pain felt…

We as physiotherapists understand neck pain. It is annoying, it is nagging and it can be very frustrating to deal with.Neck pain can be multifactorial, meaning it can be affected by a number of factors. Neck pain may be caused by decreased flexibility, neck muscle weakness and poor work postures (to name a few). Fortunately…

1: You have poor shoulder flexibility Do you struggle reaching towards your cupboards? Do you have difficulty reaching behind your back? Do you have shoulder symptoms when trying to comb your hair?If you answered yes to any of these questions you may have limited shoulder range of motion (also known as flexibility). Our shoulder joint…

1: You lose “Match Fitness“ So what is match fitness exactly? It essentially means the type of fitness that relates to your chosen sport. For example, a rugby player and a golf player would use very different energy systems. After a season, your body has adapted to the stress you placed upon it throughout the…

Neck pain is a common condition that can cause substantial pain and suffering. Neck pain is the 4th leading cause of disability worldwide, behind conditions such as low back pain and mental health disorders. On any given day, approximately one in 20 people will experience neck pain (1). Most cases of neck pain are non-serious…

Shoulder pain is the 3rd most common musculoskeletal complaint seen in clinical practice, with 70% of patients still experiencing symptoms 6 weeks after their initial presentation, and 50% developing chronic symptoms (Ottenheijm et al 2011). As there are a number of issues that can result in shoulder pain, the symptoms that are experienced can be…

Hamstring strains are one of the most common injuries experienced by those who participate in sports that involve high power and acceleration, such as football, soccer, and athletics. These strains occur when the hamstring muscles are overloaded; either by being overstretched or contracting too hard. The hamstring structure is made up of three main muscles:…

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