So you are now working from home! For some, this is an exciting prospect, a chance to see their family more and enjoy a more relaxed work environment. For others, however, this prospect can feel quite daunting and be logistically challenging. It’s important to get a comfortable set-up to avoid neck tension, back pain, stiff joints and even knee pain.
Endometriosis is a chronic disease that occurs when cells similar to those that line the female uterus grow in other parts of the body. This disease is highly individualised and the symptoms of endometriosis ranges significantly from person to person.
When we look at how people walk, especially those in pain, often they have lost their “Swagger”. The swagger is a fluid, efficient walking pattern.
Not many of us think about the way we breathe. It’s an automatic function that is vital for life and affects every system of our body.
If our breathing patterns are abnormal, it can cause pain, poor movement, disrupt sleep, increase anxiety and depression, aggravate gut and intestinal issues.
Shoulders are a common area of injury. They are the linch-pin of many movement functions and control, that once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do.
Pelvic girdle pain is a group of signs and symptoms of pain in the pelvis and lower back area, this can include pain in the perineum, pubic symphysis and the upper thighs (front or back).
The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy.
There are usually a combination of factors that cause back pain which could include overuse, poor posture or other stressors.
Keeping in mind everyone is different, here are our expert tips.
“Stretch your glutes!” Strengthen your glutes!” These are common terms you hear in sports injury rehab and injury prevention. What exactly are the glutes, their function and the importance of them with regards to injury?
During the early years, there can be some obvious abnormalities in children’s gait (walking style). While many of these are quite common and can correct themselves on their own, some require physiotherapy assessment and treatment.
You can reduce the risk of long term incontinence and by knowing how to exercise your pelvic floor and this is something proactive you can do while waiting for surgery.
Rowing is a great pursuit for people of all ages. It is 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 often keeps them off the water for long periods.
Talipes is a common foot condition in babies where one or both feet are irregularly turned, twisted or pointed.