Back Pain First Aid – 3 Tips to get your Lower Back back on track

Back Pain First Aid – 3 Tips to get your Lower Back back on track Low back pain is an extremely common complaint – probably the most common we see as physios. With the latest stats suggesting that up to 70-80% of adults will suffer low back pain at some point in their lives, chances […]

How to prevent the dreaded calf strain when running

How to prevent the dreaded calf strain when running Calf injuries are common in all sports, particularly those which involve running and jumping. And it’s no wonder, as when we run, our calf – particularly our soleus muscle – is asked to generate a huge amount of force: up to 8 times body weight! So […]

3 Simple Fixes to Help You Run Faster, and With Less Pain

3 Simple Fixes to Help You Run Faster, and With Less Pain For all runners – right from the recreational runner training up for the City-Bay, all the way to the elite athlete – running faster and running without injury are two really big goals, and we get asked all the time what we can […]

Does Running Wear Out Your Knees?

Does Running Wear Out Your Knees? One of the popular misconceptions out there, amongst runners and non-runners alike, is that running wears out your joints – and that by racking up the kilometres, runners are setting themselves up for arthritis and knee problems down the track. But is that really the case? This is something […]

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again?

How bad is my Sprained Ankle and when can I play sport again? Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we see as physios – just about everyone has probably sprained their ankle at some point when playing sport! Ankle sprains are particularly common in sports such as football, soccer, netball & basketball […]

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