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Frozen Shoulder: Typical presentation and treatment

Frozen shoulder: Frozen shoulder, correctly known as Adhesive Capsulitis, presents as a combination of shoulder pain and stiffness causing sleep disturbance and marked disability. In a frozen shoulder the capsule surrounding the shoulder joint…
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Back Pain : Prevent it with good lifting technique

If there is one thing worth mastering to avoid injury it is the art of lifting. Setting yourself up correctly before attempting to lift something will keep you injury free. To achieve this it is best to practice the movements as an exercise…
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IMS/ dry needling: Frequently asked questions

Dry needling involves the application of very fine sterilised acupuncture needles into muscle and surrounding tissues to assist in the release of myofascial trigger points, reduce tightness and spasm, improve muscle function and relieve pain.…
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Sports Knee Injuries for Teenage Athletes

A new study finds the overall rate of anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries among high school athletes is significantly higher among females, who are especially likely to experience ACL tears while playing basketball, soccer and lacrosse. The…
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Easy tips to prevent Sports Injury

Tips for Preventing Sports Injury Whether you’ve never had a sports injury and you’re trying to keep it that way or you’ve had an injury and don’t want another, the following tips can help. •Avoid bending knees past 90 degrees when…
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Sports Therapy 101: Muscle Injury

Anyone working in sporting environments would be very familiar with acute muscle injuries. So how prevalent are they? It’s been reported that a male elite-level soccer team with a squad of 25 players can expect about 15 muscle injuries each…
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Enjoy Golf: Prevent injury and play better

Golf requires much more athletic ability than many imagine Golf is a sport with many health and wellbeing benefits. A reported 60 million people of all ages play golf across the world, sometimes into their 80s and 90s. The health benefits have…
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Back Pain and Golfing

  If you’re shouting “Aaargh!” during your golf game instead of “Fore!” you might be experiencing golf-related lower back pain. It’s not only affecting your game, but hurting your mobility and your comfort level both on and…