Soft Tissue Injuries

Tendon health in kids

Tendons are strong structures that attach our muscles to bones (e.g. Achilles tendon). Tendinopathy is a condition in which the tendon is overloaded, causing pain, structural damage and reduced exercise capacity.

The importance of impact-exercise for kids (running, jumping, hopping, skipping) on bone health (preventing osteoporosis) is now well understood, but more recently we are appreciating […]

By |April 28th, 2016|Categories: Blog, Exercise and training, Foot Ankle, Physiotherapy, Soft Tissue Injuries|0 Comments

POSTURAL ALIGNMENT – why is it is the basis of a healthy functioning body

WHY ALIGNING YOUR BODY WILL HELP YOU ACHIEVE FASTER REHAB RESULTS AND A BETTER LIFE.

Imagine a skyscraper being built on an angle or without a proper foundation….. The structure would buckle, windows would pop and it would not be something sustainable in any sort of weather conditions or disturbed forces.

A poorly aligned body is no […]

By |January 2nd, 2016|Categories: Blog, Exercise and training, Physiotherapy, Soft Tissue Injuries, Spinal|0 Comments

Ankle sprains – why you need to be in a boot!

The sprained ankle is possibly the most common sporting injury and most of us have had

at least one in our time. As for most acute injuries we recommend the RICED regime in the initial 48-72 hours post injury.

 

 

 

R – rest

I – ice

C – Compression

E – elevation

D – diagnosis

But what is the most important of these?? […]

By |November 18th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Foot Ankle, Physiotherapy, Soft Tissue Injuries, Uncategorized|0 Comments

#Mark’s The Man! (Thanks Jamie)

Mark’s currently rehabilitating Big Waver Rider and 10x Molokai champion, Jamie Mitchell (@jamie_mitcho). Appreciate the comments and praise below, from Instagram – thanks Jamie

The worlds worst spectator ? ? Jamie bolted over from Hawaii 10 days ago and surfed #cowbombie all by himself for 4 hours getting some solid 40 foot drops and getting some smokin […]

By |September 14th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Exercise and training, Physiotherapy, Soft Tissue Injuries, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Myofascia Release Presentation

Myofascia is the connection between the bodies active tissues.
It governs our movement, our perception of space, co-ordination and moderates the loads and pressures through our joints. As well as this it can be a remarkable source of pain in our bodies.

The link to this presentation aims to give you an understanding of the structure and […]

By |June 26th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Exercise and training, Physiotherapy, Soft Tissue Injuries|0 Comments

Hamstring Strains – Why they happen and how you should manage them

With the Rugby season well past mid-way, niggles are starting to turn into injuries. A very common injury that we see is hamstring strains, especially in sports that require high speed running.

  The hamstrings consist of three muscles, the biceps femoris, the semimembranosus and the semitendinosus. It attaches from the bottom of the pelvis, and […]

By |July 22nd, 2014|Categories: Soft Tissue Injuries|0 Comments