Category Archives: Physiotherapy

Pain and the Brain

Our brain is a powerful muscle.  It is so adaptable and hardworking that if pain persists for longer than 3 months or if pain keeps coming back for a few days every few weeks, our brain will create an extra large "pain" map inside its tissue, making us even more sensitive to this pain..... creating…
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Physio Diagnosis – not guesswork

A physiotherapist gathers information and puts it together into a diagnosis for proper management of results.  Questions are important to determine the location, type of pain and the level of pain a client may be experiencing. Have you ever wondered why the physiotherapist asks you questions like, "is the pain in the morning, the evening,…
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You and Your Muscles

Muscles nearest the bone give you the precision and the endurance you need for most things, these muscles are used in Yoga and Pilates poses and Core exercises. Now picture Spinning and High Intensity classes and Kettle bell exercises. The muscles that are used are situated on the surface and are large and powerful, but…
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The value of physiotherapy

Physiotherapy can assist with maintaining good health through staying active and recovering faster from illness or injury. Physiotherapists are trained to treat a wide variety of conditions that present with ageing. Some of these conditions may include injuries and fractures as a result of a fall, rehabilitation after surgery, generalised weakness, impaired mobility, arthritis, osteoporosis,…
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