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  • Top tips on how to lift and carry your children

    Top tips on how to lift and carry your children

    Jun 12. 2019 — No comment

    Have you ever experienced back, shoulder of neck pain when you go to lift or carry your children? Do you feel you are repeatedly leaning forward, lifting and awkwardly twisting? Along with your baby comes strollers, chan…

  • Preparing for Pregnancy Part 4: Common Discomforts During Pregnancy

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 4: Common Discomforts During Pregnancy

    Jun 05. 2019 — No comment

    This is the fourth and final instalment to the four part series in preparing for pregnancy. We have already provided you with information on a healthy diet and lifestyle, strengthening your pelvic floor, staying active b…

  • Preparing for Pregnancy Part 2: Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 2: Strengthening the Pelvic Floor

    May 15. 2019 — No comment

    This is part two in our four part series this month on preparing for pregnancy. If you haven’t already, check out the previous blog the importance of a healthy diet and lifestyle during pregnancy. Pregnancy can be a dem…

  • Preparing for Pregnancy Part 1: The Importance of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle During Pregnancy

    Preparing for Pregnancy Part 1: The Importance of a Healthy Diet and Lifestyle During Pregnancy

    May 08. 2019 — No comment

    If you have recently found out you are expecting, congratulations! Pregnancy is one of the most beautiful journeys one can be a part of. Not only for mothers who are growing and carrying life, but for fathers as well. Wh…

  • Top Tips to Improve your Hill Running

    Top Tips to Improve your Hill Running

    Apr 17. 2019 — No comment

    Hill running can be a challenge even for the most experienced of runners. Many runners dread it especially as running a hilly course can be both physically and mentally draining. By incorporating the appropriate techniqu…

  • The Importance of a Warm Up and Cool Down When Exercising

    The Importance of a Warm Up and Cool Down When Exercising

    Apr 03. 2019 — No comment

    Whether you have just decided to incorporate an exercise regimen in your life for the first time, or are returning having been out of practice for some time, understanding the importance of a proper warm up and cool down…

  • Age-Related Loss of Muscle Mass: Everything You Need to Know

    Age-Related Loss of Muscle Mass: Everything You Need to Know

    Mar 20. 2019 — No comment

    Age-related muscle loss, also known as Sarcopenia is the gradual loss of muscle that occurs naturally as we age. It can be considered for muscle what osteoporosis is for bone, and can begin for some as early as in their …

  • How Physio Can Help Constipation

    How Physio Can Help Constipation

    Mar 06. 2019 — No comment

    What is Constipation? Constipation is a very common condition that affects people of all ages, from children right through to elderly people, however older people are five times more likely to suffer from it. In additio…

  • Pain in Coccyx Post Childbirth

    Pain in Coccyx Post Childbirth

    Feb 20. 2019 — No comment

    The coccyx, also known as the tailbone, is a small triangular bone structure, comprising of three to five small bones, called coccygeal vertebral bones. It is located at the base of your spinal column, and can cause pain…

  • What is Biceps Tendinitis?

    What is Biceps Tendinitis?

    Feb 06. 2019 — No comment

    The bicep tendon connects the biceps muscle to bones in the shoulder and the elbow. Biceps tendinitis is inflammation of the upper biceps tendon. The inflammation occurs around the long head of the biceps tendon, where t…

  • Facet Joint Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Facet Joint Pain: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

    Jan 23. 2019 — No comment

    Facet joints are synovial joints that are located between the vertebrae of your spine. Each vertebra has 2 pairs of facet joints, one pair that connects to the vertebra above, and one pair that connect to the vertebra be…

  • A Beginners Guide to Exercise

    A Beginners Guide to Exercise

    Jan 09. 2019 — No comment

    As the New Year is underway, so too are everyone’s resolutions for 2019, and I’m sure for many of you that includes aiming to be more active and live a healthier lifestyle. If you’ve made the first step and committed…

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