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3 Tips for to improve your Squat technique

3 Tips for to improve your Squat technique.   Sarah Carmichael demonstrates 3 techniques to improve your squat technique. The squat is a great overall strength exercise that many people struggle to perform pain free. Find out how you can easily improve your technique and enjoy the benefit of this great overall strength exercise.   Book Your Appointment Here. Read more

Top 5 Soccer Injuries

Top Five Football (Soccer) Injuries Football players are predisposed to injury due to the fast-paced nature of the sport and the technical aspects of the game including tackling, dribbling and physical contact between players. The good news – with preventative measures and a guided rehabilitation plan from a Physiotherapist, players can ensure they spend more time on the field than sitting on the sideline injured. Hamstring Strain The hamstrings are made up of three muscles of the posterior thigh. During training or game ... Read more

Hamstring Strains

One of the most common injuries in sport is the hamstring strain. Physiotherapist Ryan West talks about the three grades of hamstring strains and the common causes and why the hamstring muscles are very susceptible to tears and strains. Hamstring strains are most common among sports that require a high degree of speed, power and agility such as soccer, basketball, tennis and football. Book  Online Here  Read more

Strengthening Exercises for Lateral Ankle Sprains

Strengthening Exercises For Lateral Ankle Sprains   Physiotherapist Ryan West demonstrates some exercises for Lateral Ankle Sprains post acute phase.   Ryan talks about why getting your balance (proprioception), strength and flexibility back to normal is so important to help overcome this injury and prevent potentially chronic and chain reaction injuries from happening. So if you have twisted or rolled your ankle from walking or running on uneven surfaces, landing awkwardly or twisted after jumping from playing sports, or someone has stood on your foot accidentally ... Read more

Ankle Sprains – Why you need to rehab them.

Lateral Ankle Sprains   Ryan West physiotherapist talks about why you need to rehab a rolled ankle to avoid further injury and preventing more a chain reaction of injuries from happening.   Getting your balance and strength back in the ankle is so important but unfortunately many people do not take action and, in many cases, this leads to more complicated problems or recurrence of continuing to roll the effected ankle.   Watch this video to find out more.   Book Here Read more

Arthritis and the winter months.

Arthritis and the winter months. Get some tips on how to manage your condition over the cooler months. Sufferers generally complain about hand and wrist pain, neck and knees are the most common. Find out how to keep moving this winter as Sarah Carmichael talks about what you can do to help.   Read more