Staying At Home – The Impact On Your Body

Staying At Home – The Impact On Your Body

COVID-19 - The impact on our bodies from staying at home Tight Muscles! Tension! Aching! Headaches! Pain! Are you feeling like this since being stuck at home? Lost your fitness, flexibility & strength due to the closed gyms?A couple of extra kilos have crept...

The Truth About Muscles

The Truth About Muscles

Muscles get a lot of blame for pain. Even in our modern society of 'health' we are often led to believe that something is WRONG with our muscles when in fact all we need to do is listen to our body's 'pain signal' and change what we are doing or the way...

The Truth About Tendons

The Truth About Tendons

The word 'TENDONITIS', gets thrown around a lot!Often it's the 'go to' diagnosis....if something hurts, let's just call it 'tendonitis'.  However, is it really so?It's important to clarify one thing right at the start of this blog, (hoping not to confuse...

The Truth About Pain

The Truth About Pain

Welcome to Part One of our 'Understanding Pain' series. Pain is a part of life and a common experience; most, if not all of us will experience or have experienced pain at some point.So what is it, what is the purpose of it and what should we do if we're in...

Beat the Winter Aches & Pains

Beat the Winter Aches & Pains

Cold weather can be a pain in more ways than one. The winter weather can wreak havoc on our body causing stiffness and soreness. However we can prevent many aches & pains by following a few simple tips. But First….. Why do we ache more in winter? Here are 5 common...

What is Sports Physiotherapy?

What is Sports Physiotherapy?

Sports physio is a subdiscipline within musculoskeletal physio that focuses on the rehabilitation of sport-related injuries. It is also concerned with optimising the maintenance and performance of an athlete so that they can play their best! This not only includes...

What is ‘Hands On’ Physiotherapy

What is ‘Hands On’ Physiotherapy

‘Hands on’ or ‘Manual Therapy’ has been a style of Physiotherapy which has been used for decadesand forms the root of Physiotherapy treatment. It uses various handling techniques to promotehealing and relieve pain.The focus of ‘Hand on’ treatment is to assess and...

My Commonwealth Games Experience

My Commonwealth Games Experience

Gold Coast Commonwealth Games 2018 On the 8th of April 2018, the wonderful experience began with a 5 am start at Carrara Indoor Stadium. Having arrived the night before, I was jet lagged and tired. My first morning began with an early rise at 3.30 am, out the door by...

The Impact of Shoes on Injuries and Pain

The Impact of Shoes on Injuries and Pain

Many people may disagree, but I am adamant that shoes have a great impact on causing injuries and pain to feet and legs. There are lots of things to consider regarding shoes and activities: Have you picked the right shoe for the activity? Most people are excellent at...