Health I.Q.

What to do when you have acute low back pain.

18/03/2019 09:00 AM
What to do when you have acute low back pain. Now, I am sure you have heard or been told by myself or one of our health professionals that the MOST IMPORTANT to do when you have non-specific acute lo...

Preventing Low Back Pain

18/03/2019 09:00 AM
It is super true that prevention is better than cure. For low back pain, it is especially true as it's unlikely we will see a true cure for acute low back pain episodes discovered anytime soon. S...

Are your glutes causing your knee pain?

15/03/2019 00:00 AM
Knees are funny things when you think about it – a healthy knee allows you to have so much freedom but really it’s just a group of bones that only bend in one direction.  There are an...

Is your neck causing your headache?

10/03/2019 10:40 AM
Cervicogenic Headache or more simply, neck headache, is a secondary headache disorder. This means the headache is a result of a secondary cause – being a joint problem in your neck. In order to ...

What do we mean by biomechanical related pain?

06/03/2019 10:00 AM
Biomechanical related pain refers to the pain caused as a direct result of how your body (bio) moves (mechanics). Due to poor biomechanics, the involved joints/muscles/nerves undergo forces they are n...

HOW TO AVOID COMMON SPORTING INJURIES

28/02/2019 09:00 AM
Sporting injuries can strike those in peak condition and those training for their local 5km fun run. The most common sports injuries affect ligaments and tendons. Most commonly sprains, which occur wh...

REDUCING THE RISK OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE WITH EXERCISE!

21/02/2019 08:00 AM
Cardiovascular disease (CVD) covers a range of conditions which affect the heart and circulation, those most common are heart attack and stroke. Both are the leading cause of death worldwide! A heart...

PATELLA TENDINOPATHY (JUMPER’S KNEE)

17/02/2019 09:40 AM
Anterior knee (front of knee) pain is a common and prevalent knee complaint treated and managed by physiotherapists. Patella tendinopathy, commonly referred to a as jumper’s knee ...

WORK SITE INJURIES

12/02/2019 06:30 AM
Labour intensive, material handling occupations are the greatest source of workers’ compensation claims. The financial and personal burden of these injuries are damaging to families and individu...

Rotator Cuff Injury

08/02/2019 16:30 PM
Your shoulder is one of the most mobile joints in the body and consists of an unstable ball and socket joint. This joint is controlled by four main muscles known as the “ROTATOR CUFF”, hen...