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Find Better Health and Wellbeing With a Small Dose of Nature

Find Better Health and Wellbeing With a Small Dose of Nature

Do you want to improve your sense of good health and wellbeing? Well the results of a recent study suggest it may be as simple as spending more time outside in natural environments. However the western world can make this difficult. Our lives are more […]

Tattoos Have This Distinct Effect on Your Ability to Sweat

Tattoos Have This Distinct Effect on Your Ability to Sweat

Tattoos and body art are now big business. The tattoo industry alone is pushing $2 billion in yearly income, which has almost doubled over the last 10 years. Interestingly, tattoo removal makes up one-third of that figure – and steadily increasing each year. 14.5% of […]

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking a Toll on You (and What to Do About It)

11 Physical Signs the Modern World Is Taking a Toll on You (and What to Do About It)

The modern world looks a little different to the one we inherited 20-30 years ago. And the demands on the human body have shifted. The rise of technology and a sedentary lifestyle presents a unique set of musculoskeletal challenges for us to overcome. A battle […]

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Save Your Knees By Freeing Up Your Ankles

Comprehensive ACL Injury Guide: Save Your Knees By Freeing Up Your Ankles

If you’ve ever suffered an Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injury, you’ll appreciate just how devastating they can be. The long rehab, mental challenges and high risk of re-occurrence, can be a daunting proposition for many to face. But it potentially doesn’t have to be this […]

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Before we discuss Fibromyalgia, I want to start things off with a quick disclaimer. The information in this article draws from my clinical experience as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). It’s what I’ve come to understand actively trying to solve the Fibromyalgia puzzle for my patients. […]

What’s the Best Way to Stretch? Hint: A Power Band Is Essential, Static Stretching Is Not

What’s the Best Way to Stretch? Hint: A Power Band Is Essential, Static Stretching Is Not

Hopefully you have some awareness of the power band. It’s a game-changer. Not to be confused with the controversial power band bracelets, the power band (or jump stretch band) is legitimately one of the most important recent additions to the mobility landscape. Not only has this little […]

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist […]

How to Get Better at Fortnite: 10 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge

How to Get Better at Fortnite: 10 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge

Who’s excited for the Fortnite World Cup? Better yet, whose moved on from Season 8 and now jet-streaming around Season 9!? Well, if you’re one of the 200 million currently playing Epic Games’ brilliantly addictive online shoot-em-up, you might find yourself in a bit of […]

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Learn Why Your Back Might Be At Fault

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Learn Why Your Back Might Be At Fault

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains, despite this label often complicating a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might […]

Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Pushups have been a staple of exercise programs for as long as there’s been exercise programs. They’re a great bodyweight exercise for upper body strength and function which is fantastic considering how simple and cost effective they are to do. Interestingly, the number of pushups […]