Improving your tennis game & reducing injury, is one and the same
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As a physiotherapist with a background in coaching tennis, I have developed a particular eye for the way that tennis technique relates to movement development. One thing that any tennis coach will tell you is don’t try to teach a kid a serve until he can throw a ball. You can’t expect to be both […]

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Viewing fat from a healthier perspective
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Fat comes in many forms. From what is inside of us, to the fat we eat, it has the conflicting image of both an essential macronutrient, and a hinderance to the body’s health. For the most part though, the latter view has seen fat develop an image problem, and as something to avoid at all […]

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Headaches & hidden neck injury
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Headaches are experienced by most of the population at some point in their lives. For most they are minor and fleeting, and for others they pose an ongoing problem, having complex underlying causes. Types of headaches vary greatly and determining their root cause can be difficult. Having a greater understanding of how these types of […]

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Handy wrist health tips for winter sports
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For some of us the most pressure our wrists will experience over winter will be pushing ourselves up out of a comfy armchair, twisting the cap off a jar of hot chocolate, and thumb swiping the phone for the warmest holiday destinations. Others will heed the call of winter sports, where pressure on the wrist […]

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Injury recovery boost through better nutrition
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Managing injury recovery well, can allow us a speedier return to doing what we love most. No-one wishes to be sidelined longer than necessary, and as such that which is seen as most beneficial to recovery is given the highest priority. Therefore the focus is commonly on treatment of an injury and adherence to rehabilitation […]

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Does a physio ever get back pain?
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I was once asked an irregular question. “Does a physio ever get back pain?” The simple answer is “Of course we do”. A similar question could be asked of other health professions. “Do doctors ever get sick? Do dentists ever need fillings?”. To which the same answer would apply. So if all of that professional […]

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