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...

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

E...

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.

BPPV...

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...

September 17, 2018

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) of the knee is located within the joint capsule, originating from the femur (thigh bone) and attaching onto the tibia (shin bone). Functionally it is one of the most important structures within the knee joint as it is crucial for pr...

December 7, 2017

The Achilles tendon is the thickest, strongest tendon in the human body, able to transfer large forces when we move. The Achilles’ can transfer forces of up to 10 times your body weight when you jump, hop, run or skip. Many Achilles injuries are chronic and develop slo...

November 30, 2017

Load is possibly the hottest, most researched topic in sports at present. So, what is load?

Load is the work, exercise (load you put your body through) in training and /or competing in your chosen sport. Load is protective of injury and increases your risk of injury. Co...

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