20 Jun 2018

How To Avoid Aggravating Your Back Or Neck During The World Cup!

With the extravaganza of the World Cup upon us many of us are spending hours glued to our phones, TVs or ipads.  I’m sure you are aware/have felt, that staying in the one position for long periods can often exacerbate your neck or back pain. As much as we love watching our Aussies and world-class […]

11 May 2015

Avoid Wrist Pain When Performing Push-ups!

Performing a push-up exerts a considerable amount of pressure through your wrist joints and other structures of your upper limb; however, if you are someone who just puts up with wrist pain when you do push-ups, you shouldn’t! The most common position for a push-up is with the wrist dorsiflexed (as pictured). What seems like a […]

8 Nov 2011

Why Am I Getting Pain In My Wrist With Push-Ups?

A number of patients have come to us recently because they are experiencing pain in their wrists when they do push-ups.  Push-ups are a good way of strengthening the upper body, but they put a lot of pressure and strain on the wrists.  The push-up position results in extreme extension and compression of the joints […]