Category Archives: Injury Prevention

Physiotherapy offers expert guidance and training to prevent injuries resulting from regular activities.

If you have back Pain, read tour following tips to take care of your back. Your whole body must keep active to stay healthy. It thrives on use. Regular physical activity: Develops your muscles Keeps you supple Gives you stronger … Continue reading

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There are several tendons in the thumb. Two of these (abductor pollicus longus, and the extensor pollicus brevis) sit within a common sleeve (known as a tendon sheath). Overuse of these tendons will create an inflammation of the tendon sheath … Continue reading

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Feet are incredibly complex structures that are put under alot of stress everyday normal activities such as walking, running and jumping. In running up to 10 times body weight can go through the foot. Considering the average person takes approximately … Continue reading

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Did you know that if back pain makes a person miss four to twelve weeks of work, that person will have a 40% chance of missing work for the next year? Research suggests that occupational low back pain is a … Continue reading

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Firstly some general rules: Don’t believe what is written. Many braces are useless and claim to do things that they don’t do. Buying an off the shelf brace is really not a good idea.Get it professionally fitted. If it doesn’t fit … Continue reading

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1. Assess the Load & Plan the Lift. Decide where and how you are going to move it. Is there a clear path to your destination and a suitable place to put the load down? By first assessing the situation, … Continue reading

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New orthotics are just like new shoes so it is important that you wear them in gradually to minimize any discomfort or skin irritation while you adjust to them. Day 1 – Wear your orthotics for 1 hour Day 2 … Continue reading

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For those looking to start a fitness program or anyone starting their pre-season here are some tips that may assist you. Start at an appropriate level. Many people start a season or an exercise program at a level that is way too … Continue reading

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Feet are incredibly complex structures that are put under alot of stress everyday normal activities such as walking, running and jumping. In running up to 10 times body weight can go through the foot. Considering the average person takes approximately … Continue reading

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