Hamstring pain – is it a tear, or something else. How to tell.

Pain in the back of the thigh can be the result of a hamstring tear, or could be a sign of something else going on. Hamstring tears are most commonly caused by sprinting – usually while decelerating (but can also…

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Hamstring pain – is it a tear, or something else. How to tell.

How your physio can help alleviate your knee osteoarthritis symptoms

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is one of the most common presentations we as physiotherapists see each and every day in the treatment room. Put simply, osteoarthritis is a breakdown of the protective covering of our bones, our cartilage. This cartilage helps…

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How your physio can help alleviate your knee osteoarthritis symptoms

Anatomy of the lower back and pelvis explained

To help you best understand how the lower back can be injured or hurt, it’s important to understand what comprises the area and therefore the potential for injury when you feel pain. Our lower back, by its anatomical description, is…

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Anatomy of the lower back and pelvis explained

Gluteal Tendinopathy (Lateral hip pain) Explained

Our gluteal muscles, or “glutes” are some of the largest and strongest muscles in the body.  They are a group of 3 muscles that make up your buttocks: Gluteus maximus Gluteus medius Gluteus minimus All 3 of these muscles run…

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Gluteal Tendinopathy (Lateral hip pain) Explained

When should you start prenatal Pilates?

Prenatal Pilates is Clinical Pilates that is modified to address the changes which occur during pregnancy. While there is no specific time that you should start Pilates, the earlier you start, the stronger you will become and therefore can adapt…

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When should you start prenatal Pilates?