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What is Concussion?

Is a person only concussed if they get knocked out during a game of football? Is it when someone has hit their head and tells you they are seeing stars? What happens if a player does get a concussion? Are they allowed to return to the field of play? The term concussion is used to

Tight hips?

Do you look over at the person next to you in yoga in astonishment??? Do you cringe every time you have to get up/down off the floor??? Well this one is for you! Why do our hips get so tight?? Poor posture. Standing in a lazy floppy position, hanging off your hips… Prolonged sitting usually

Trigger Points

Have you ever heard the term trigger point thrown around and not fully understood what your Physio is talking about? Do you get “knots” in your muscles? An active trigger point is defined as a hyperirritable spot in a skeletal muscle that is associated with a hypersensitive nodule in a taut band (Simons, Travell and

Sleep for health and healing

Have you ever noticed how terrible you may feel when you have not had enough sleep? Did you notice less focus, poor judgement, difficulty controlling your emotions? Dont worry we have all been there. Getting enough sleep is crucial for bodily function and healing. Neuroscientist Dr Sarah McKay reports it “is the foundation on which

Office Desk Ergonomics

Your office desk ergonomics are crucial is assisting you to minimise pain as a result of long periods of sitting. Changing your desk layout may be important however, one posture is not perfect for everyone all of the time. Regular breaks from sitting help to reduce fatigue. Try to organise your work schedule to allow

Sitting Posture

Our sitting posture is one of the biggest drivers of neck pain. You don’t need trauma to end up with neck pain. With us all sitting more, and the progress in technology we are finding more and more that sitting posture is getting worse. Commonly we find rounding of the shoulders with a forward head