Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial Band Syndrome

Iliotibial band syndrome (ITBS) is a common running injury of the lateral knee, and accounts for approximately 12% of all injuries in runners. ITBS pain is normally experienced on the outer side of the leg and just above the knee joint. What is the Iliotibial band...
Cycling Injuries & Physiotherapy

Cycling Injuries & Physiotherapy

Cycling injuries are an unfortunate part of most rider’s relationship with the bike. Some people are more prone to injury than others, but most cyclists will find themselves off the bike at some point. Most common issues experienced by cyclists can be treated and...
Pregnancy & Exercise

Pregnancy & Exercise

Can pregnant women exercise? Traditionally, pregnant women were instructed to reduce exercise and activity levels for the duration of the pregnancy and immediately post-partum. Recent evidence suggests however that regular physical activity provides many health and...
Move More, Sitting Less


Move More, Sitting Less


The facts about obesity Physical inactivity, despite a person’s Body Mass Index, is a risk factor for over 25 chronic diseases including Type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease The average person spends greater than half their waking hours in sedentary behaviours,...
Baby Massage

Baby Massage

What does massage do? Massage should be enjoyable for both parent and baby. The benefits of massage are many and varied: Learning to know each other Communication Helping the baby to feel safe and loved Stimulation of different body systems (immune system,...
Posture

Posture

What is good posture? Posture is the position you hold yourself in whilst standing, sitting or lying down. Good posture could be described as the position where there is the least strain placed on the muscles, ligaments and joints of the spine with all parts balanced...