LAPTOPITIS

LAPTOPITIS

“A condition where suddenly moving to home-based work on a laptop results in neck pain” Laptopitis has been rife in our community since about late March 2020. Seemed to coincide with some other stuff going on in the world! It is triggered by a few different things:...
Neck pain and running

Neck pain and running

Neck pain can affect runners.   NECK PAIN AND RUNNING Neck pain can often occur with running – particularly if people are flexing forwards or sideways with their neck whilst their running. It can also be from a lack of rotation through their  thoracic region,...
Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy (distal)

Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy (distal)

Tendinopathy occurs when there has been excessive loading of a tendon; generally for a prolonged period of time in runners. With Biceps Femoris Tendinopathy at the distal (knee end) of the muscle-  this injury generally develops due to an excessive increase in long...
Bouncing back after Achilles injuries

Bouncing back after Achilles injuries

If you are returning to running after an Achilles or calf injury, it is so important to progressively increase strength in that area. One of the main ways this can be done is through improving your hopping technique. Stiffness of the foot and Achilles whilst running...
The importance of patience and persistence

The importance of patience and persistence

The importance of patience and persistence Have persistence when it comes to running Injuries absolutely suck at the best of times. They never come at a convenient time and always have a way of messing with our mindset, especially if the injury hangs around longer...
Why you should activate your glutes

Why you should activate your glutes

Why you should activate your glutes Glutes – the powerhouse of your body It may not feel like it for some, but the gluteus max (AKA the bottom) is the biggest and one of the most powerful muscles in the body. The glutes are responsible for keeping our torso erect, and...
Changes to Pilates in April 2019

Changes to Pilates in April 2019

Changes to Pilates in April 2019 How the changes to private health insurance may affect you As you may be aware, the Australian Government have made some changes to the structure of private health insurance, which will come into play in April this year. In short, many...
Lower back pain? Answer: Cupping!

Lower back pain? Answer: Cupping!

Lower back pain? Answer: Cupping! Cupping can assist lower back pain Cupping is the process of using a vacuum-like device to draw up the muscle and connective tissue into a cup. This has all of the same benefits of massage, except it is a negative pressure, rather...
V-Scaps for your shoulder blades!

V-Scaps for your shoulder blades!

Do you suffer from a stiff neck or upper back? No time to exercise? Well, Cat, our Senior Myotherapist shows how even the busiest people can help improve their shoulder blade control and reduce their pain with this super simple exercise. V-Scaps: Bring the lower tip...

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