Wellness

Common running injuries and physiotherapy management

Running is a popular form of aerobic exercise with several health benefits beyond just physical fitness. Running helps improve cardiovascular health by strengthening the heart and increasing lung capacity. It also helps burn calories, aiding in weight management and promoting overall fitness. Regular running can strengthen muscles, bones, and joints, enhancing physical strength and endurance. […]

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Gardeners heel

As the weather is getting nicer most of us would be considering getting our hands dirty in our gardens. Gardening can be a rewarding and enjoyable activity, but it can also take a toll on your body. One common issue that gardeners often experience is heel pain, also known as “gardener’s heel”. This condition can

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Rest well, rest often

Rest is often overlooked when it comes to maintaining a healthy body, but it is a crucial component of overall wellness. In a world where there is a lot of focus on doing more, the importance of doing less and resting is often overlooked. For individuals seeking to improve their physical health, rest can be

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medications for pain

Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications after a sports injury? Are they helpful or harmful?

One of the most common questions we get from our patients is, “Do I need to take anti-inflammatory medications? Are they helpful or harmful?” It’s no secret that anti-inflammatory medications can be a lifesaver when you’re in pain. On several occasions use of anti-inflammatory medications is indicated and important to enable normal function. But the

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What is Shockwave therapy and how does it work?

What is shockwave therapy? Extracorporeal shock wave therapy (ESWT) is an effective and non-surgical technology utilizing high-energy, short-wavelength acoustic waves called shockwaves to reduce pain and promote healing. Shockwave therapy uses high-energy sound waves to stimulate healing in damaged tissues. Healing effects include Bone and tendon regeneration, Increased blood vessel growth and A chemically induced

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