When can I return to running after having a baby?

When can I return to running after having a baby?

Why shouldn’t I return to running straight after having a baby?   Running is considered a high impact sport as it places a lot of demand on the body compared to low impact exercises. After having a baby, postnatal women need time to heal and regain strength,...
Back Pain in Rowing – What’s the Catch?

Back Pain in Rowing – What’s the Catch?

By Adam, Physiotherapist Rowing is a great pursuit for people of all ages. It’s great for our physical, mental and social wellbeing. It provides cardiovascular fitness and strength for the whole body. But for so many rowers, lower back pain is a problem which...
Does My Ankle Need An X-Ray?

Does My Ankle Need An X-Ray?

Ankle sprains are extremely common accounting for approximately 25% of all sports-related injuries.   Whilst the majority of ankle sprains result in soft tissue damage, a portion of more severe sprains can cause bone fractures. As Physiotherapists, we can order...
Ankle sprains want PEACE not RICE

Ankle sprains want PEACE not RICE

What has RICE got to do with ankles?   Ankle sprains are extremely common, accounting for approximately 25% of all sports-related injuries. For years, the acronym RICE (Rest, Ice, Compression, Elevation) has ruled supreme as the key to early management and has...
No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

No Exercise Equipment? No Problem!

Don’t have any equipment at home and looking for some exercise ideas to stay active? No problem – we’ve got some creative options for you!   Here are some beginner to advanced* moves you can try in the comfort of your own home. You will need:1x sturdy chair...