Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

Lower Back Pain – what causes it?

By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Your lower back is a complex structure made up of bones, discs, joints, nerves, ligaments and muscles, all working together to provide a base of support for your body. This complex structure is susceptible to injury and pain and to...
Not Only Runners Get Worn Out Hips

Not Only Runners Get Worn Out Hips

Hips – The Unsung Heroes (the hipsters of the joint world) By Adam, Physiotherapist Your hips are involved in almost everything you do, and in every way that you move. They are the workhorses of your body, silently carrying you around without fuss and fanfare....
Why use a Foam Roller?

Why use a Foam Roller?

Using a foam roller in the correct way can be a really useful tool as a self-myofascial release (self-massage). It can assist with loosening tight muscles and with regular use, it can help increase your flexibility. Other benefits include: [checklist...