4 Dec 2018

The Two Best Hamstring Strengthening Exercises

Hamstring strains are the most common sporting injury ever period. If you’re recovering from a strain or your hamstring feels a bit dodgy then depending on your stage of rehab you will need to strengthen it before getting back to your chosen sport. Here’s two great exercises to get you your hamstring firing again. The […]

2 Dec 2018

Top Three Cardio exercises With A Lower Limb Injury

Top Three Cardio exercises With A Lower Limb Injury

If you have an injury to your leg it can be really frustrating not being able to exercise the way you want to. If you have an ankle, knee or hip joint or muscle injury, it can seem like all your regular cardio workouts are off the table. And there’s good reason for this as […]

28 Nov 2018

Christmas Gift Ideas For Better Posture

Christmas Gift Ideas For Better Posture

Christmas is just around the corner, which means trying to think of thoughtful and specials gifts for our loved ones. Below are a few out of the box and practical gifts for those who want to improve their posture, plus a few simple exercises! Foam Roller: Overhead Shoulder Series Lying on your foam roller, making […]

15 Nov 2018

Three Easy Exercise Hacks To Fix Exercise Mistakes

Three Easy Exercise Hacks To Fix Exercise Mistakes

Single Leg Heel Raise One of the most important muscles in the body for producing acceleration in walking, running and jumping is the calf complex.  The Calf Complex is made up of 2 muscle groups; the Gastrocnemius (mostly type II fast twitch muscle fibres) and the Soleus (mostly type I slow twitch muscle fibres), and […]

14 Nov 2018

Ligaments And Tendons – How Are They Different?

Ligaments And Tendons – How Are They Different?

Ligaments and Tendons are both are both types of connective tissue within our body that contribute to the way we move. The role that they play however is very different and therefore the treatment that is needed when they are injured differs too. Ligaments: Ligaments are made of a fibrous connective tissue that acts like […]

1 Nov 2018

Pre-Patellar Bursitis

Pre-Patellar Bursitis

What is Pre-patellar Bursitis? Bursae are small, jelly-like sacs that are located throughout the body.  They exist around the body at most joints, such as the shoulder, knee, elbow and heel.  They contain small amounts of fluid and act as a cushion/lubricant between joint surfaces, between bones and tendons/muscles as to reduce friction and allow […]

25 Sep 2018

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Thoracic Outlet Syndrome (TOS)

Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS) is a very broad term for a group of conditions that involves the compression of nerves and/or blood vessels as they pass through the thoracic outlet between the neck and the armpit. While the most common site of compression is between the collarbone (clavicle) and the first rib, these structures can […]

29 Aug 2018

Waiting For Your Coffee: Four Quick Exercises To Improve Performance And Reduce Injury Risk

Our lifestyles are so busy these days, between working full time and family its often hard to find time for yourself. This may be at the detriment to your health and wellbeing. Here are 4 exercises to perform while you wait for your coffee: Single Leg balance: Balance and proprioception is an important aspect of […]

24 Aug 2018

Top Tips For Spring-Cleaning

The mornings are starting to get lighter and the days are getting longer which means spring is on its way! Looking around the house I know it’s nearly time for my annual spring clean. Which means de-cluttering, steam-cleaning floors, thorough scrubbing and mopping as well as getting into the garden. Unfortunately heavy lifting, scrubbing and […]

23 Aug 2018

Standing Ergonomics

With most city-based offices moving towards agile work stations, employees are required to change desks daily and adjust their chair/desks accordingly. Unfortunately, when I ask my patients who have a sit to stand desk “Do you use it?” they often respond “No, I don’t know how to use it” or “I just forget”. The average […]