Whiplash explained

Whiplash is a type of acute neck injury most commonly caused by high-speed impact from behind to the back or neck. This results in a rapid back and forth movement in the head and neck, which can damage muscles, ligaments,…

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Whiplash explained

Reduced flexibility – what causes it and how you can change it!

Flexibility is the ability to move your joints through range without restriction or pain. Often we think flexibility is all about muscle tightness, but did you know that your ligaments, tendons and even nerves can be a reason for reduced…

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Reduced flexibility – what causes it and how you can change it!

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