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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Physiotherapy treatment terms explained
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During a physiotherapy treatment session, terminology may be used that although best describes the condition or course of action, may sound more like a foreign language. Most physiotherapists will try their best to avoid such terms as they can be confusing, instead providing descriptions that are easier to understand. However sometimes technical terms have their […]

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Core stability activation & exercises
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Although core stability is often sought for better sports performance its roots lie in lower back rehabilitation. This is due to 60-70% of the stabilising force to your spine being provided by the deep muscles in your back, which form part of the core muscles. The lower back stabilising muscles form a muscular corset which [...]
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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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