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What role do mouth guards and headgear play in concussion prevention?

There have been many studies over the years looking at the effects of protective equipment in sport and the impact on concussion. Particularly in rugby, in the form of mouth guards and headgear.  Here we take a look at what is in the research at the moment. HEADGEAR Headgear, usually […]


Home Exercise Circuit – Beginner fitness level

Claire here! You may have seen our Facebook post a few days ago of me doing a press up with a clap that I am rather proud of (click here to see). Feel free to give it a like if you too think it’s cool. > Now, I’ve decided that […]


Hip Health – 3 Part Series

3 Part Series on Hip Positioning, Strengthening and Mobility Part 1: Hip Positioning It’s important we optimise our hip positioning within its socket when in prolonged postures, such as sitting or standing, to maintain our hip health. Non-optimal positions can lead to hip pain and discomfort. Watch our video to […]


Concussion and Whiplash – The Importance of Treating The Neck

A violent shock or heavy blow to the body or head can result in a concussion or whiplash. Both very commonly result in a cervical (neck) injury. Neck injuries can cause inflammation as well as changes to the joints and nerves. Sometimes it can be hard to differentiate a neck […]


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 […]