Osteoarthritis is the most common joint disorder in the world. It causes pain and dysfunction to many joints of the body. What can you do to feel and move better?
KidFit is a fun, 8 week, progressive exercise program for kids aged approximately 8-12. KidFit promotes motor development, coordination, core control, balance, strength and flexibility. It is tailored specifically for children, so whilst being physiotherapist structured and lead, it is still enjoyable and social!
We often have people come to see us who say “well it’s not really a sports injury….. I just hurt my knee during a gentle jog”. Yes it is a sports injury and therefore it needs sports physiotherapy. Sports physiotherapy is for anyone who injures themselves whilst exercising and who wants to get back to that exercise.
Studies have shown that about 1 in 4 women over the age of 50 suffer from lateral hip pain and that this is particularly true for active women – hands up runners and walkers if this has been you at some stage.
Did you know that the average age for a girl to drop out of organized sport is 13?As a community we must be focused on helping adolescent girls get fitter and stronger and hopefully be able to prevent injuries and keep them enjoying their sport throughout their schooling and into early adulthood!
Back to Basics is a floor based exercise class. It is great for re-establishing the fundamentals for strengthening and toning especially your core. It helps to reconnect with breathing, body positioning and movement patterning.
Goal setting – it’s an essential part of self improvement. Now is the time to reflect on the year that has been. What were you most proud of? You can pat yourself on your back and say what a great job you did. Now, it’s time to look ahead. What would you like to pat yourself […]
Motivation to exercise or move regularly can be challenging, especially if we are sore or we’re just not very good at the exercise we’ve been prescribed. We all ‘intend’ to do exactly what we need to do, yet so often we “fall off the wagon” and our commitment goes with it. Without commitment our best intentions […]
You’ve seen your physio and you now have your exercise plan based on your assessment and your goals. But what is the process of exercise training? How does it work? What happens to the body?