Tips for a Healthier Spine

12 TIPS FOR A HEALTHIER SPINE 1. Exercise Regularly Regular exercise and strengthening activities will promote a healthier, stronger and more stable spine. Aim for a minimum 30 minutes of exercise daily. Exercise does not have to be overly strenuous to achieve significant benefits. An activity such as a walking can make a huge difference. […]

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Advice for desk bound workers

A recent study published in the Archives of Internal Medicine investigated the risks of prolonged sitting.  The study followed over 220, 000 Australians who participated in the “45 and Up” study and correlated cause of death and time spent sitting.  They found people who sat for between 8 and 11 hours had an increase risk […]

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Recurrent hamstring injuries- what’s the best treatment?

Are you someone who frequently suffers from hamstring strains and tears?  It has been reported the incidence of recurrent hamstring injuries is between 13.9-63.3%.   So can you do something to prevent a recurrence? A recent study published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine reviewed all the research currently available on recurrent hamstring tears to […]

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Enjoy an injury-free swim season

With the warmer weather and longer days fast approaching I’m sure you’re all keen to head back to your favourite beaches or pools and hit the water to enjoy a refreshing swim! Swimming is often regarded an ideal form of exercise as it is low impact, combines both upper and lower body strengthening, improves core […]

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