Monthly Archives: March 2015
Handy running tips for training, recovery and injuries
Fri,Mar 27, 2015 at 02:02PM by Carla Mullins
Whether it be running for fun or competitive racing, triathlons, Tough Mudder or a Spartan Race, in 2015 runners can get their training off on the right foot with these handy tips on training, injury prevention and recovery. Running tips for training and injury prevention Progress your running training gradually and avoid increasing total weekly…..
A Rethink About Pilates as Just a Rehabilitation Method
Tue,Mar 24, 2015 at 01:20PM by Carla Mullins
Many of us recognise that Joseph Pilates developed a very strong conditioning program for people that required mastery of mind and body. We forget that it took many years for him to develop the program and the mental and physical strength to perform to the precision and control he demanded of himself and others. Eve…..
5 steps for safe lifting to avoid back injury
Wed,Mar 18, 2015 at 08:20PM by Douglas Wilson
Can you lift safely and avoid back pain? Back pain following lifting a heavy object is a common presentation to a physiotherapist. But is there a safe way to lift without back pain? Our bodies are designed to move … and lift. The problem of lower back pain arises however when we lift in a position…..
Back Pain & Physiotherapy
Tue,Mar 17, 2015 at 06:03PM by Carla Mullins
How do stress and lifestyle influence lower back pain? Our previous back pain physiotherapy posts have covered preventing and treating lower back pain and safe lifting techniques. Leah mentions how stress and lifestyle factors may influence the severity of pain or the level of disability associated with a low back injury, yet as a general population the influence that…..
Physiotherapy for back pain
Tue,Mar 17, 2015 at 05:37PM by Kirsten Wilkes
Almost everyone has had some form of lower back pain at some point in their lives. It may have started after a tackle at a sporting event, after moving house or after a long day sitting at a desk. It may be just a little niggle that comes on from time to time, or the…..