Being fit and active doesn’t guarantee you’ll remain pain free!!

The other day a new patient contacted us with acute lower back pain. Somewhat out of the ordinary for this person considering their lifestyle and vocation.  The onset of pain had occurred in the most innocuous of ways. The patient … Continue reading »

Headaches/Whiplash

Just a quick note on headaches! If you complain of headaches and experience the following- cannot swallow properly/unable to speak properly/dizziness/have double vision/have fainted/cannot coordinate movements/cannot control eye movement/feel nauseas/ have face numbness- then seek medical attention IMMEDIATELY! This article is … Continue reading »

Post-operative rehabilitation is important!

When working with patients our goal is to re-establish joint motion, strength and function. It’s important to understand that even if the operation is short, the process of rehabilitation can be a long one. Any exercise or activity undertaken during the period of rehabilitation must be progressive … Continue reading »

A drivers guide to dealing with back pain

  Sitting for long periods of time and the car seat you sit in can contribute greatly to back issues. See the following as your pain free travel tips which can be adapted whatever mode of transport you are using. … Continue reading »

It hurts here! The whys and whats of your racing season aches and pains

By now your race season should be planned and you will be gearing up to the first event whilst easing off on the hard work you have put in your off season. The fact is, there is still some hard … Continue reading »

Keeping strong all season long!

By now your race season should be planned and you will be gearing up to the first event whilst easing off on the hard work you have put in your off season. The fact is, there is still some hard … Continue reading »

Get the most out of your off season training

Hi everyone and welcome to the first of what we hope are many informative approaches to keeping you fit on and off the track, road, bike, in or out of the water and most importantly enjoying your events. All this … Continue reading »