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Quick Tips for Workstation Setup

Desk Posture and Workstation Ergonomics Here is the list you’ve been looking for. Here are our quick tips that you can check for yourself to ensure your work set-up is body-friendly!   Chair: Knees sitting slightly lower than your hips (raise the seat or put a small cushion under your […]


My 4 favourite exercises.

As physiotherapists, we try to give exercises to patients that are specific for their injury however there are a few exercises that I find myself using with many patients. The first three are what we call more functional based movements and the last one is one that we often forget […]


How to go camping without injuring yourself – Videos

As we come into the summer months most of us hope to get away and go camping. Unfortunately, come January, we see many of you in the clinic with camping or travel-related injuries. So here we have made a few short videos with quick tips to help keep you injury-free […]


Running Cadence: how many steps should I be taking?

  Running Cadence We have recently been having in-services at work based around running techniques.  One aspect of running that is important to take note of is running cadence.   Running cadence is the total number of steps that you take per minute of running. The ideal running cadence is […]


Why So Many Shoulder Injuries During Rugby?

As the team physio for Rangataua men’s premier and development teams, I am privy to the assessment and treatment of a multitude of injuries. Whilst we see a lot of lower limb injuries and concussions from rugby – we commonly get lots of shoulder injuries. Due to the nature of […]


Concussion – all you need to know [and more].

Lindsay and I were the physiotherapists for Greerton Marists Premier and Development rugby teams this season. We had an awesome season which has just finished with an intense game in the premier semi-finals against Te Puna. Throughout the season we had a variety of injuries across both teams however, one that […]


Why do I have to wait so long after my ACL reconstruction?

Working with athletes from a range of sports I have found that the most notoriously feared injury is an ACL knee injury. Equally, when we hear one of our athletes diagnosed with an ACL injury we also feel gutted as we know the amount of time and commitment that is […]