The word EXERCISE has many different connotations attached to it, and these connotations can vary significantly from person to person. Some people see the word EXERCISE and immediately have negative feelings as they recall the time they were coaxed [...]
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Plantar Fasciitis Plantar fasciitis is characterised by an inflammation of the plantar fascia and is the most common cause of heel pain. The plantar fascia is the thick band of connective tissue under the foot that runs from the [...]
One of the most common questions I hear is: do I have to have a total hip or knee replacement to do hydrotherapy? The answer is: No! In hydrotherapy, we can treat a wide range of conditions including chronic [...]
The Gluteal Muscles: Gluteus Maximus - this muscle assists with hip extension, external rotation and is the muscle responsible for allowing you to lower yourself gracefully into your chair rather than plonking down like a sack of potatoes. Maximus [...]
Firstly, we have to answer what is hydrotherapy. Hydrotherapy is an effective way of using warm water to assist in rehabilitation of acute and chronic injuries. What makes hydrotherapy so effective is it uses water’s properties such as buoyancy, [...]
The BEST exercise for WEIGHT LOSS A very common question that I am asked is “What is the best exercise to help me lose some weight?” The answer I give to this question is quite simple, but applying this [...]
Mothers are faced with many challenges when preparing for the arrival of a new baby. As well as all of the usual preparation for the baby, mothers must also now cope with a rapidly changing body and all of [...]
Pelvic Floor Function The pelvic floor is a group of muscles, which act like a sling to support your pelvic organs (bladder, uterus and bowel). Often people are aware of these muscles, but a many aren’t actually sure how [...]
How will exercise help my Diabetes management? There are 3 main mechanisms in which exercise can have a positive effect on Diabetes management. Improves the muscles response to insulin Type 2 Diabetes is a condition in which the body [...]
Did you know that Tim can help you manage your Diabetes? For some people Diabetes can be a complex health issue and a cohesive health care team is vital to managing your diagnosis. Speak with your Dr and see if working [...]