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Things to Avoid When You Have Back Pain

 Back pain is such a common experience that it is estimated up to 80% of adults will have at least one severe episode of back pain in their lifetime.   For many people, the pain quickly resolves and things go back to normal. However the first time this happens to you it can be scary, particularly […]

Stress Fractures

What is a stress fracture? A stress fracture is a microscopic fracture of the bone that is so small that it often cannot be picked up on X-ray. If left untreated, a stress fracture can cause significant disability and develop into a full fracture, possibly even requiring surgery.  The majority of stress fractures occur in […]

Tips for Managing Tendon Injuries

 Tendons, the soft connective tissues that join muscles to bone are known for being notoriously difficult to treat once injured. The reason for this is that often they are injured through stress or overuse, and compared to muscles have relatively small blood flow, which is essential for healing.  Tendons and muscles work together to move […]

Three Telltale Signs It’s Time to See Your Physio

 Your physiotherapist has a wide variety of skills and can help treat so much more than just pain and injury. Here are a few reasons to visit your physiotherapist that can keep you healthy and pain-free, before injury strikes. Stiffness and Inflexibility Almost all of us have experienced pain and stiffness after a day of […]

Acute Wry Neck

 Have you ever woken up with an inexplicably stiff and painful neck that will only turn to one side? You might have been suffering from acute wry neck, a painful condition following a typical pattern of symptoms. In the clinic, wry neck is classified as one of two different types – Facet or Discogenic wry […]

Tips For Setting Up Your Home Office

 Many of us spend more time at our desks than any other place. While the risk of injury while seated can seem very unlikely, spending hours in a poorly set up workspace can place vast amounts of pressure on your body and lead to overuse injuries. Below are a few tips that can help you […]

Trochanteric Bursitis

 What is Trochanteric Bursitis? The muscles that surround the hips have a complicated role to play. They work to keep the pelvis level and control one of the most flexible joints of the body. They are organized in layers, and the deeper muscles are separated from the outer muscles by sheets of connective tissue, to […]

How To Create Your Own At Home Gym

Staying active at home can be challenging especially when many of us don’t have access to our local gym. Physical health and wellbeing are  equally important both mental health and with this in mind, we’re offering a few suggestions for how to use everyday home objects to stay in shape. Even if you don’t have […]

The Two Minute Workout Challenge

 Keeping active while at home for long periods can be challenging. For many people, going out for a run or taking time to perform a full workout can be daunting, especially if this is not a part of their usual routine.  There are a few quick and easy ways to add some movement to your […]

Keeping Healthy While Working from Home

 Over the next few months, many of us will be spending more time at home. For each of us, this will mean something different; however, regardless of your circumstances, there are a few things you can do to make your time at home a little easier and healthier.  Maintain a routine.   A new routine may […]