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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Osteoporosis & Exercise for Healthier Bones
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As the night sky holds a reminder for healthy bones, perhaps we should consider a constellation of stars named ‘Osteoporosis’. There hardly seems a connection though to the strong imagery conjured by the likes of Taurus, Scorpio and Aries, as ‘Osteoporosis’ translates from its Greek origin as “porous bones”. Instead we find the connection via […]

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Here’s to an injury free snow season
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Preparation for skiing or snowboarding preferably needs to begin a couple of months beforehand by improving cardiovascular fitness and muscle strength, stability and flexibility.

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How physiotherapy deals with a frozen shoulder
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A frozen shoulder, correctly known as Adhesive Capsulitis, presents as a combination of shoulder pain and stiffness causing sleep disturbance and marked disability. In a frozen shoulder the capsule surrounding the shoulder joint is more thickened than normal and it shrinks, adhering to the humerus (arm bone) and itself – hence the name adhesive capsulitis. […]

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