Osgood-Schlatter Disease is a common reason for young teenage clients to come into our clinics. If you have pain at the front of the knee, then this article is for you. Find out the specific causes of pain in the front of the knee, Osgood-Schlatter Disaese and our top 5 ways to manage this disease.
In a nutshell, Soft tissue therapy is remedial massage on steroids. It is targeted clinical massage. It is hands on bodywork that can get you out of many kinds of painful episodes.
Soft tissue therapy reduces tensile and compressive stress on your body and can dramatically speed up the healing process.
Do you need to boost your immunity? Feeling sluggish at the end of winter? For an active Canberran, there’s only one thing that bugs me (excuse the pun) more than being unable to exercise due to an injury. And that is being unable to train due to illness.
Heavy exercise has been shown to reduce immunity and increase the risk of upper respiratory infections. So here are my five foodie tips to help winter warriors keep fit and healthy as they step into Spring. [Read more…]
Do you suffer from muscle tightness or stiffness? Let’s find out the difference between muscle tightness and muscle stiffness. Fixing the problem once and for all is naturally the focus. However, we need to delve deeper than this to truly understand the problem.
“My back is as stiff as a board.”
“This part of my neck is really tight!”
“My calf muscles are like rocks.”
This was the first Volunteering in Nepal trip since we set up our charitable works program. To catch you up – on my last journey to Nepal, I discussed with Matt from Hike Himalaya Adventures how Sport & Spinal Physiotherapy could help the disadvantaged in the remote rural villages of Nepal. You can read about that here.