How to Know if You Have Torn a Hamstring

So you’ve torn a hamstring, or at least you’ve been told by your local sports trainer or doctor, or physiotherapist. How do you know if you have torn it? How do you know how bad the tear is? Is it…

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How to Know if You Have Torn a Hamstring

The Best Core Exercises for Back Pain

“What are the best core exercises for Back Pain?” This is a common question Physiotherapists get asked, but before we go on and explain some of the best exercises to help fix your back pain, let’s get a bit of…

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The Best Core Exercises for Back Pain

Rehabilitation Exercises for a Dislocated Shoulder

Dislocated shoulders can be terribly painful. They are usually caused by trauma, like a heavy fall or being tackled in a sporting event. True dislocations of the shoulder occur when the head of the humerus (upper arm bone) separates from…

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Rehabilitation Exercises for a Dislocated Shoulder

Is Pilates or Yoga Better for Toning Your Body?

In short – A combination of lengthening and strengthening can help improve your muscle tone.  Pilates and yoga both come under the “low intensity, steady state” exercise category. This type of exercise is great in so many ways. Low intensity…

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Is Pilates or Yoga Better for Toning Your Body?

How Many Times a Week Should I Do Yoga?

There are so many different types of Yoga, so depending on which style of yoga you regularly practice may dictate how often you should, or can, complete your yoga practice. As a bare minimum, completing some form of stretching or…

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How Many Times a Week Should I Do Yoga?