Is your exercise program right for you?

Is your exercise program right for you? There has been a rise in a new style of so-called “functional” exercise programs at gyms. The theory of functional exercise is that the exercise mimics activities we perform in our daily routine and therefore should be beneficial. In the name of “functional exercise” some potentially dangerous exercises […]

How Santa Keeps Injury Free Over Christmas.. And How You Can Too!

How Santa keeps injury free over Christmas.. And how you can too! Santa often cops a lot of flak for being a little bit on the heavy side but you have to remember that elite athletes come in all shapes and sizes! Year after year Santa trains for and dominates his 24 hour Christmas Eve […]

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries!

Don’t Let Christmas Cause Injuries! With the “silly season” in full swing, it is amazing the amount of time we spend with some of our clients discussing their plans over the Christmas/New Year break. At this time of year, a lot of our clients have already undertaken a large part of either their pre-season training […]

Warming Up & Cooling Down. Why Are They Important?

Warming Up & Cooling Down Why Are They Important? The warm up and cool down are a crucial part of your training or game preparation. You are putting yourself at risk of injury if you miss this part of your game/training because your body will not be ready for the high intensity required in your […]

What Does Foam Rolling Do?

Foam Rollers Ever wondered why there are people lying on your gym floor rolling around on a cylinder piece of foam? Is it a silly craze? Does it actually do anything? What Are Foam Rollers? Foam rollers are a recovery tool that aids in self-myofascial release (a fancy term for self massage), assisting in release […]

How To Avoid The Dreaded Pre-Season Injury Drama

Injury Prevention As people start to get back into winter sports training aches and pains start to creep back into their life. Aches, pains, sprains and strains are not normal and can often be prevented. Physiotherapists not only help treat injuries but can also help in avoiding them. A number of factors relevant to your […]

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