There is a lot of discussion going on around your "core" these days. Often you will hear physiotherapists talking about core strength in relation to injuries. This may include lower back pain, hip pain, and pain associated with spinal or joint degeneration. This raises one very important question: What exactly is your core and how does it … [Read more...] about What is your core and why is it so important – a physiotherapists view?!
Over the past several decades a poor approach of waiting until there’s a problem with our bodies before doing something has taken hold in society. If, however, we work on tackling the root issue, we will see a broad improvement in all aspects of our health. We will also decrease the burden on the healthcare system! This method of tackling … [Read more...] about What are the benefits of walking and how to start your own program!
Why does our posture affect our neck? It is extremely common for neck pain to have a direct relationship with poor posture. When the alignment of the head and spine is out of line, the neck is more prone to injury. Often this mal-alignment is due to the effects of wear and tear over time, poor posture due to work place ergonomics and repetition … [Read more...] about The Relationship Between Posture and Neck Pain
I am delighted to finally be working as a Mobile Physio! Having done the rounds of clinics, hospitals and rehabilitation for ten years now, I am finally working with people on what really matters to them. And that is what you can do in your own home. No more trying to translate exercises into an imaginary home environment. Let's get you there, … [Read more...] about Why I Love Mobile Physio!
Patellofemoral pain syndrome is a general term we use to describe the symptoms of pain or swelling at the front of your knee. This condition typically presents with a gradual onset of symptoms usually located on the front of your knee. It eventually results in increasing pain, limited range of movement of your knee, and decreased ability to walk, … [Read more...] about Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome