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  • Knee Pain

    Knee pain is the most common musculoskeletal complaint that brings people to their Physio. With today’s increasingly active society, the number of knee problems is increasing. Knee pain has a wide variety of specific causes and treatments. The knee joint’s main function is to bend, straighten, and bear the weight of the body, along with […]

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  • What is mindfulness?

    Mindfulness is a technique used to build an awareness of the present moment and of what our thoughts and body responses are without judgement. As busy women we are often presented with multiple tasks to just get through the day. It can be difficult to switch off the inner voice of all the things we […]

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  • Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)

    What does DOMS mean? Delayed onset muscle soreness (D.O.M.S) is a medical condition that is characterised by the stiffness, tenderness and pain in muscles several hours after performing a strenuous physical activity. When muscles are stressed, small microscopic tears occur in the ligaments, coupled with the stiffness and inflammation that accompany these tears, causing the […]

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  • Stimulating Brain Health with Physical Activity

    Why is combined physical and mental activity healthy? Everyone has accepted the importance of regular exercise and physical activity for improving their physical health.  Physiotherapy has played a vital role in many people’s lives to enable them to participate better in activities of daily living, whether that be at home, at work, in a sporting […]

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  • Tennis Elbow Stretch

    Begin this exercise by keeping your elbow straight with your arm gently outstretched in front of you and your palm facing down. Slowly bend your wrist down using your other hand until you feel a mild to moderate stretch pain free in your forearm. Hold for 15 seconds and repeat 4 times.

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  • Achilles Tendinopathy

    Achilles tendinopathy is a common complaint seen in a physiotherapy clinic. Achilles tendon pain is usually due to small tears and inflammation in the tendon which can develop over time. This may occur due to a single incident of overstretching or straining the tendon, or through general overuse where the tendon becomes worn and damaged. […]

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  • Pelvic Organ Prolapse

    What is Pelvic Organ Prolapse? Your pelvic organs include your bladder, bowel, rectum, uterus and vagina, which are supported underneath by your pelvic floor muscles.  The pelvic floor muscles extend from your pubic bone at the front to the tail bone at the back and to your sitting bones at the sides, like a trampoline. […]

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  • Stress Urinary Leakage – Incontinence

    Stress urinary incontinence is leaking of urine when sudden pressure is created in the tummy, for example when you cough, sneeze, laugh, lift, jump, run or bend over. The cause of stress incontinence is usually weak or injured pelvic floor muscles.  Hormonal changes at the time of menopause and aging connective tissue can also contribute […]

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  • Bladder Urgency

    Bladder urgency is a sudden, urgent and at times uncomfortable need to empty your bladder immediately. It is often described by women as “a busting need to go to the toilet many times a day”. It may feel like your bladder is the boss and you have very little control.  Bladder urgency may be contributed […]

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  • Arm Chest Stretch

    Stand close to a wall with your arm extended to the rear and parallel to the ground. Place your open hand on the wall and then turn your shoulders and body away from your outstretched arm Hold the stretch position for a minimum of 20 seconds and then repeat with the opposite arm For variation […]

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