17 Apr 2015

Strengthening Your Shoulder Stabilisers

You’ve probably heard it before – you need to strengthen your shoulder stabilising muscles. Why is this so important and how might you effectively perform these exercises? The upper quadrant is composed of your neck, scapula (shoulder blade), and arm. The arm’s only attachment to your skeleton is via the scapula, and the scapula attaches […]

5 Aug 2014

Foam roller: Have you heard of them?

You may have noticed a slightly denser, thicker, pool noodle-looking item on the gym floor…This is called a foam roller. It is a pretty basic piece of apparatus, but pretty damn effective!

8 Nov 2011

Trigger Happy Physios

It may appear to many people that we Physiotherapists are in the business of causing more pain to relieve pain.  Without getting into the fallacy of the ‘no pain, no gain’ mentality, there are some instances where causing a bit of pain can be of assistance to management.  One, particularly crucial to muscles and muscular […]