I’ve Hurt My Neck – What Should I Do?

When you suddenly realize, "I've hurt my neck," the discomfort and limitation in movement can be both alarming and frustrating. Neck pain can interfere with your ability to perform daily tasks and significantly impact your quality of life. At Instinct…

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I’ve Hurt My Neck – What Should I Do?

Demystifying Growing Pains

What are "Growing Pains"? “Growing pains” is a term usually given to most kids when they report some kind of pain in their extremities. Suspected growing pain is also the most commonly reported reason for visiting a GP and true…

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Demystifying Growing Pains

What is Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease?

Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease (OSD) affects children between the ages of 8-12 in girls and 12-15 in boys and affects the knee, in particular the tibia bone. It’s a common cause of knee pain in young, athletic adolescents and can be confused…

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What is Osgood-Schlatter’s Disease?

Do I need to use an ice pack?

Using ice for pain relief has been a standard practice since 1978 when Dr Gabe Mirkin coined the term RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation). Nowadays, if you ask a Physiotherapist about ice you might see them hesitate before answering on…

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Do I need to use an ice pack?

What to expect in a pelvic floor consult

Here at Instinct Health, we are dedicated to helping individuals regain their optimal physical well-being. One area of our expertise that is often overlooked or misunderstood is the pelvic floor. The pelvic floor plays a crucial role in maintaining core…

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What to expect in a pelvic floor consult