Shin splints, AKA medial tibial stress syndrome, is a condition that causes discomfort on the inside or front of your leg (between your knee and ankle) and can affect up to 35% of people who run or jump. We see this very commonly in the pre-season phase, or with people who have just started out running (yes, a lot during lockdown) and it can be extremely frustrating! So, how can you prevent it?
Have you been stretching and stretching but you just can’t shake the uncomfortable feeling of muscle tension? We look at the best, most effective ways to rid yourself of tight muscles.
Have you ever wondered why we call our exercise rehab room a ‘strength lab’ and not a clinical pilates studio? Yes there is significant reason behind this naming decision!
Ever heard of the word ‘proprioception’ and not quite understood what it actually is? Physiotherapist Bec takes you through the definition of proprioception, why it’s important, and the things you can do to help improve it.
Tea detox? Juice cleanse? 28-day detox? 10kg weight loss in time for summer?
Have you ever thought about if these claims are realistic? How sustainable they are? Have you thought about trying them? Let’s face it – the media provides some quick and easy approaches that seem simple – so why not, right?
The reality is, these programs sell a diet, product or program that don’t invest in your health long term. They don’t teach you practical skills- how many times have you dieted and not found long term results?
Okay, so what is needed for weight loss?
Physiotherapist Darcy takes you through the definition of shoulder arthritis, how it occurs, as well as the interventions that can be performed to improve function and pain in an arthritic shoulder joint.
Scaphoid fractures are a common bone break that occurs in the wrist. Physio Darcy takes you through some basic knowledge on scaphoid fractures and discusses how to best identify them if, or when, they do occur.
Physiotherapist Darcy takes you through the management of shoulder dislocations, a summary of the recovery and what your options are if a dislocation or subluxation does occur.
Pelvic organ Prolapse or ‘POP’ can be scary words to hear from your obs/gynae, GP or Women’s and Pelvic Health Physio. Many women have never heard of it and/or they never thought it would happen to them. So, as the saying goes, knowledge is power and knowledge is something I can easily share with you. Get reading to de-mystify POP, and what CAN you do about it?