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2017 the best year yet

2017 at Village Physio is going to the best year yet. So come along with us and join in the fun. Today I am inspired by the clients we meet and their strength and resilience in the fight to “feel good”. In our clinic, we get to meet people from all walks of life and

Back Pain – Fun Facts

When doing some research surrounding back pain last night, I was surprise when I found this infographic. On reading it, I thought to myself this would be great for every back pain client to have. It is full of answers to the most common questions I hear within the clinic. Are you worried about your

Stay Injury Free Over Christmas

The silly season is almost upon us and holidays just around the corner. Understandably we are all hanging out for a break. But with this in mind we have some sound advice to keep you safe and injury free this Christmas. Afterall, the best present you can give your family and yourself is: HEALTH and HAPPINESS.

When Should I See A Physiotherapist??

One of the most common questions we get asked is – Do I need a referral to go to a physiotherapist? Although there are a few exceptions, in general the answer is no. When talking to people about physiotherapy, it came to my attention that alot of people do not actually understand the vast array

Why do I have knee pain??

Anyone who has had knee pain understands that it can create multiple issues from difficulty walking, difficulty with navigating public places and issues with other areas within the body. So what is causing this pain in your knee?? The knee overall is complex. Included in the knee is three main joints with all three of

What is Massage Therapy?

Massage therapy benefits everyone. It is the systemic manipulation of soft tissues of the body to promote circulation. Softening tense muscles, tendons and ligaments will increase blood flow, allowing physical and psychological changes for healing and well being. The power of massage is the flow of energy through the hands of the therapist to refresh, regenerate

Why do I have Back Pain?

Lower back pain has one of the highest incidences in the population that we treat. Unfortunately it is becoming increasingly prevalent and no age is safe from it. Lower back pain is hitting those as young as the early teens and is continuing up through the elderly. So what is causing this increase in prevalence???

Stretching for runners – Importance of a warm up and cool down.

There is a lot of controversy in stretching at the moment, with ever-changing opinions of health professionals and researchers. The benefits of stretching include building flexibility, relieving muscle tension, improving range of motion, advancing muscular coordination, reducing recovery time and aiding in injury prevention. An important biomechanical factor to consider during running which is different