Core strength health & stability
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The term ‘core strength’ has become a catch phrase throughout the fitness world and beyond. There seems to be a wide range of information available, yet understanding what ‘the core’ constitutes, what it does and the benefits a healthy core provide, can be confusing. The anatomy of our ‘core’ Otherwise more broadly known as the […]

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Pregnancy & prenatal physiotherapy care
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As a pregnancy progresses it is obvious that the body has to adapt, so as to accommodate a baby’s development within the womb. These changes bring with them challenges, but with careful planning it is possible to continue a physically active lifestyle through to full term. Just like any changes in life, adapting to them […]

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Pelvic floor strength: creating stability & support
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When it comes to groups of muscles, the pelvic floor is an unsung hero. Perhaps it is because close to this region of the body, the rectus abdomens, or ‘abs’, take the spotlight. This is clearly evident when looking at men’s health magazines, as strong abdominal muscles are de rigueur for those wishing to look […]

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Osteoarthritis prevention – taking steps earlier
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Ageing gracefully requires some preparation, so for your general, long term physical health, osteoarthritis prevention is a good focus to have earlier on in life. Just as we plan financially for our retirement, so too should we plan for our health in retirement. Over the last century life expectancy has increased, yet the expected age […]

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The back injury view of slipped discs
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Describing back injury concerning the discs of the spine has become confused over the years. In particular the term ‘slipped disk’ has led to the misconception that anytime someone has hurt their back, or has a disk problem, that it is because their disk has ‘slipped’. There is no such thing as a ‘slipped disk’ […]

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Knee injury prevention one step at a time
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The complex structure of the knee means careful assessment and diligent exercise are paramount to a sustained knee injury recovery.

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