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8 reasons why you should Strength Train

Strength training

There’s more to strength training then meets the eye……. Most people have heard of strength or resistance training and know that it is good for them. We are often told to do resistance training as it helps increase muscular strength, but why is that a good thing? Listed below are benefits of strength training, some…

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NECK PAIN AND MODERN LIFE

Neck Pain

  It’s a Pain in the Neck! 30% of us will experience at least one episode of neck pain every year and it is the fourth leading cause of disability.  Facts and figures aside, it can have a profound impact on daily life, affecting our mood, cause headaches and disturbing our sleep. How Physiotherapy Can…

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KNEE OSTEOARTHRITIS THE FACTS

Osteoarthritis in Knee

What is Knee Osteoarthritis? Osteoarthritis is a painful condition that typically affects knees, hips or hands and 1 in 10 Australians suffer with it. There is a lot of misinformation surrounding Osteoarthritis, from its cause, how to prevent it and what treatments work. People with Osteoarthritis are often given poor and incorrect information from family,…

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What is HIIT?

What is HiiT

High intensity interval training (HIIT) is a type of training modality used in exercise to get maximum bang for your buck. HIIT is a type of workout using short bursts of exercise that get the heart rate elevated, followed by a short rest period, and then repeated multiple times to match the fitness level of…

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BACK PAIN – What do we know?

Back Pain

A group of 30 international authors recently published a Back Pain Series in the Lancet journal. It covers the most recent research into back pain in terms of effective and ineffective interventions and treatment and how we understand pain. Below is an overview of the current recommendations for low back pain, based on the most…

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Knee Arthritis Has Doubled Since WW2

The prevalence of knee arthritis in the United States has doubled in adults since World War II. But while many will have already jumped to conclusions as to why this might be the case, it is not for the reasons you probably think. Read more

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