October 8, 2019

Have you experienced pain that lasts a very long time and never seems to get better despite taking medication for it? Maybe your pain has even worsened over time and you’ve had to increase your dosage?

Current research on the effects of prolonged exposure to medication...

September 25, 2019

The idea of starting exercise can often be overwhelming. You might find yourself questioning where on earth you start, what you need to do, and how can you possibly fit this into your already busy lifestyle? We have a few top tips for helping you get the ball rolling a...

September 19, 2019

Education is power, so let’s bust a few myths about back pain and how you should be managing it!

BED REST: “I need to rest to let my back heal.”

MYTH! Not moving your spine is possibly one of the worst things you could do. Our spines are designed to move, so when we have...

September 3, 2019

Lower back pain (LBP) is one of the biggest reasons for people to visit their Doctor or Physio, especially as we age. Many people become quite fearful of back pain and rush to their Doctors asking to have scans done to see what’s going on in there. However, studies sho...

August 29, 2019

Research shows that exercise has amazing psychological benefits which help to maintain and enhance good mental health. Regular exercise can alleviate stress, reduce symptoms of depression and anxiety, and help with recovery from mental health issues.

Feel-Good Hormones


August 15, 2019

Muscle “tightness” is a common problem which affects many people. Regardless of its cause, it can reduce joint range of motion overtime which may indirectly affect physical performance or increase the risk of injury. Stretching is a well-known intervention, frequently...

August 8, 2019

Benign Paroxysmal Positional Vertigo (BPPV) is a common cause of vertigo, best described as a false sensation of spinning. BPPV is sudden in onset, and usually only lasts in brief spells. It is typically triggered by movements of the head or certain head positions.


August 1, 2019

Kinetic Link Training (KLT) is a functional strength training program aimed at improving functional capacity. That is, the ability to perform both simple and complex daily tasks, work-related or sport-specific movements with ease, efficiency, strength and control.

KLT r...

July 25, 2019

In today’s world, people are spending more time sitting down than ever before. On average, office workers are spending up to 15 hours per day in a seated position. They now say that ‘sitting’ is the new ‘smoking,’ and it’s literally killing us!

The potential negative h...

July 18, 2019

Muscle strain injuries can be graded into four categories based on the extent of damage to the muscle fibers. According to research by Mueller-Wohlfahrt H-W, et al. Br J Sports Med (2013), the four categories are as follows:

Type 1 and Type 2 muscle injuries are “Functi...

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