By Leanne Wright Did you know it is recommended for women to do at least 150 minutes a week of moderate intensity exercise during their pregnancy? That’s around 30 minutes most days. Some of the benefits of exercise during pregnancy include; Decreased risk of pelvic girdle pain and low back pain May reduce the risk […]
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RICE RICE BABY… or is it?
By Stephanie Lock We’ve all heard it before, to Rest, Ice, Compress and Elevate after a fresh injury. But is this still the best way to help ourselves recover quickly? Surprisingly, in the 50 years since the rehab and sports world have been recommending ice as a first line of treatment for acute injuries […]
Lower Limb Self Myofascial Release and Mobility Session
Are the joints of your knees or ankles feeling stiff? Do you feel tight through your legs when you move? Let our Physiotherapist lead you through a 45 minute class – helping you restore your lower limb mobility step by step using Self Myofascial Release tools!
Why should you exercise?
Why is it important to exercise regularly? Watch this video for advice on why you should start your own exercise program, how much exercise you should be doing and the benefits you will experience by making this healthy decision for yourself and your life! If you like individual advice come and see one of our […]
Our Top Hamstring Exercises – #4 Sprinter’s High Knee
You have not recovered from a Hamstring injury until you can complete this exercise! Ensure that you have no pain with a Hamstring Flick and Catch before commencing your running program. Use the Sprinter’s High Knee to strength and prepare for your running, begin the exercise without resistance and increase your speed. Once you are […]
Our Top Hamstring Exercises – #3 Dead Lifts
#3 Dead Lifts You have not fully recovered from a Hamstring injury until you can perform this exercise! Start without any weight and progress the exercise to include weight when you have no resistance in your hamstrings. If your Hamstring is holding you back there is so much you can do with the correct rehab – […]