February 2019

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...

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...

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...

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”,...

NECK PAIN & POSTURE

06/02/2019 10:00 AM
Neck pain is experienced by 70% of the population over a lifetime and 20% of the population will experience neck pain at any point in time. Neck pain is generally the result of either an injury or...

Acute Low Back Pain- from a physio's point of view!

04/02/2019 08:30 AM
Ever noticed when you go in for assessment and treatment of your acute low back pain your physio is also so calm and relaxed about the whole situation? It is not because we don't care or we are underm...