DOMS | Why am I sore after exercise?

DOMS | Why am I sore after exercise?

Understanding DOMS: DOMS, often experienced the day after exercising, is a common occurrence among fitness enthusiasts and athletes alike. It’s that achy, tender feeling in your muscles that can make even the simplest movements feel challenging. But what exactly...
ACL Injuries – conservative vs surgical approach

ACL Injuries – conservative vs surgical approach

By Emma Reid – physiotherapist ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) knee injuries are common in athletes, especially those who play sports that involve sudden stops and changes in direction, such as football, basketball, and soccer. Traditionally, surgical...
Knee Pain? You Don’t Have To Live With It!

Knee Pain? You Don’t Have To Live With It!

Most of us don’t realise how much we rely on our knees until something goes wrong with them. Usually, simple tasks, like crouching down, walking downstairs and jumping can become unachievable when we are suffering from knee pain. But don’t panic!! Most types of knee...
Muscle Tears – Risk Factors

Muscle Tears – Risk Factors

  (By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist) Some common factors associated with muscle tears are: Dehydration It’s important to keep hydrated with fluids and electrolytes before, during and after sports activity to prevent muscle cramping and muscle tears....
Running – How To Get Back On Your Feet!

Running – How To Get Back On Your Feet!

by Zeke Okely – Physiotherapist Running is a fantastic way to build fitness and endurance and is one of the best ways to look after your heart and lungs, improve your sleep, increase strength and mobility, and boost your mood. Many veteran runners, as well as...