What Happens to My Ligaments During Pregnancy? Physiotherapy & Pregnancy Support

Monday, December 28, 2015

During pregnancy it’s quite common to feel uncomfortable pressure and pain in the pelvis.  This is completely normal and happens because your uterus is expanding and pressing down on your pelvis.   Read more


Rheumatoid Arthritis & What it Means to You – How Physiotherapy Helps

Monday, December 21, 2015

Rheumatoid arthritis is an auto-immune system disease that causes the body to attack its own joints and soft issues. Rheumatoid arthritis usually affects the joints of the hands and feet, but it can also cause neck, shoulder and elbow problems.  Joint swelling is often a sign of rheumatoid arthritis. Read more


What is Lactic Acid & How Can I Control It?

Thursday, December 17, 2015

Lactic Acid is a chemical made out of carbon, oxygen and hydrogen and Lactate is the related substance your body produces when a high level of Lactic Acid is present in your muscles.    Read more


Proper Seat Set up for Comfort & Speed

Monday, December 14, 2015

Proper seat set-up is an important task that you should spend some time getting just right, because it’ll affect not only your comfort and pedalling technique but also your chances of getting a riding injury. Read more


Aerobars – When to Use Them and How to Set Them Up

Thursday, December 10, 2015

Aerobars give a significant speed gain which offsets the added weight. Faster riders gain more speed than slower riders, especially down hills and on the flat.  But for riders at climbing speeds, there’s not much advantage to maintaining an aerobar position.  Read more


Tension Headache Treatment – Physiotherapy to The Rescue!

Monday, December 07, 2015

There are some headaches that require urgent medical care and you should be aware of them.  For instance a sudden intense pain in your head can be the beginning of a migraine or a ruptured blood vessel needing urgent medical attention. Read more


Facet Joint Degeneration & Physiotherapy – Reducing the Need for NSAID Medication

Thursday, December 03, 2015

Facet Joint Degeneration is a type of osteoarthritis that occurs in the spine. The facet joints are located on each side of the spinal column, between the discs and the vertebra.  Read more


Labral Tear of the Shoulder – Treatment & Prognosis Explained

Monday, November 30, 2015

What is the shoulder labrum?

It’s a layer of thick cartilage around the edge of the shoulder socket that helps to stabilize the ball and socket joint.  It’s also the place where the bicep muscle tendons and shoulder ligaments are joined.  Read more


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