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Rugby is Over; what now?   Recently updated !

Sadly, as physios for local rugby teams, the club rugby season of 2022 has come to an end. However, the off-season is just as important as in-season training. Although this is written from the perspective of rugby, the same principles apply to all winter sports. You just need to adapt […]


How much physical activity is enough?

How much physical activity is enough? This is something we often get asked in clinic.  Everyone knows it is important to stay physically active. Regular physical activity can help prevent many illnesses such as cardiovascular disease and diabetes.   Physical activity can also help with thinking, learning, judgement skills as well […]


Advice for sport tournaments

There are a few big school sports tournaments coming up. Winter Tournament week for the High School teams this week and then AIMS Games for the Intermediate students the following week. This is a lot of exercise for school students in a small amount of time.  We need to make […]


Quick tips if you think you may have a sprain!

The term “sprain” is often used to loosely describe pain associated with muscles, tendons, and ligaments. It is a stretch or tear of one of the structures mentioned above. Some of the common sprains we see are: 1. Rolled ankle. When an ankle is rolled the ligaments on the outside […]


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 […]


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 […]