Sleep – Why is it so important and how you can optimise it?

It might seem strange for a physiotherapist to discuss your sleep habits with you, but modern research tells us that sleep is vital for so much more than just feeling well rested. Good, quality sleep helps to improve mood, increase…

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Sleep – Why is it so important and how you can optimise it?

Foot Pain and How You Can Reduce it Yourself

Do you have foot pain, or heel pain? Do you wake up with pain in the mornings? Are those first few steps agony? This is just the news you need – read on! As physiotherapists, we see people with foot,…

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Foot Pain and How You Can Reduce it Yourself

Practical Ways to Prevent an ACL Injury

The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury can have a detrimental effect on individuals. A rupture (or full thickness tear) will usually result in a 9-12 month absence from your chosen sport or other recreational activity and a period of regular…

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Practical Ways to Prevent an ACL Injury

Proprioception and Balance Exercises

Balance is vital for your injury prevention and optimising performance. Read this to find out why! So what are proprioception and balance, and why are they so important? Proprioception is your body’s awareness of its’ position and movement. It uses…

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Proprioception and Balance Exercises

Benefits of Physiotherapy Exercises

Physiotherapy has traditionally consisted of a hands-on, manual therapy approach consisting of joint mobilisation or movement, manipulation (clicking or cracking of joints), soft tissue massage and trigger point therapy. All of these treatment modalities, alongside out-dated treatment options like ultrasound,…

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Benefits of Physiotherapy Exercises