Achilles: Rest is NOT best!

Achilles: Rest is NOT best!

Most commonly pain in the Achilles region comes about after it experiences activity that is out of the ordinary. Depending on your activity level this could range from running for the bus, walking on the beach or running 20 minutes when you only usually run 10. Click the pic to learn more

Gardening for a happy back: insider secrets for the garden

Gardening for a happy back: insider secrets for the garden

You may be wondering how to prevent back problems springing up while gardening?

We know it can be hard to stop gardening when there is so much to do!

The Weekend Warrior is too often a scene that plays out in my waiting room each week.

HOT OR COLD?

HOT OR COLD?

Confused as to whether or not ice or heat is right for your injury? Be confused no more! Let us fill you in on everything you need to know! 

Have you found yourself in this scenario before …

The myth of the straight back

The myth of the straight back

Are you sitting TOO straight?

How many times have you been told ‘sit up straight!’? I can guarantee it is a lot more than you have been told to slump! However, the current back pain

Muscle strains; to stretch or not to stretch?

Muscle strains; to stretch or not to stretch?

Short answer is both! It’s all about timing, in the early stages it is advisable to avoid stretching as this will strain the injured fibres further, preventing the reparation process and thereby