The Envelope of Function

The Envelope of Function

Recovering from injuries can be difficult.  Sports, Work Place or Post Surgical... rehab is a complex process aimed at maximising your envelope of function.  Follow the link if you'd like to learn more about how injuries effect performance.

 

Using Foam Rollers For Postural Correction

Using Foam Rollers For Postural Correction

Foam rollers are great for reducing muscle tension but did you know they are also widely used for postural correction? For all those people suffering from any degree of an excessive upper back curvature can now breath a sigh of relief for an upper back treatment outside of the clinic!

Scoliosis explained

Scoliosis explained

Scoliosis is a common condition where the spine curves laterally loading up one to two aspects of the spine and causes muscles to shorten which can result in spasms. Julius explains about scoliosis, the cause, how to test for and the treatment involved with this type of condition.

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome explained

Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome explained

A common condition we see at the clinic with people getting back into running or increasing training loads is Iliotibial Band Friction Syndrome. This pain is a lateral knee pain caused from tightness through the ITB can cause all sorts of havoc for runners and cause muscle imbalances and joint dysfunctions throughout the body. 

The Brachial Plexus

The Brachial Plexus

Today we're looking at the brachial plexus, which is the bundle of nerves that originate in the neck and travel underneath the collarbone and down the arms. This blog is for those people who suffer from neck pain that travels down their arm together with numbness, tingling and weakness.

Taping for Postural Correction

Taping for Postural Correction

Taping a clients back is a common tool used at the clinic for postural correction to hold the body in the perfect anatomical position and to create awareness of slouching during day to day living. A huge majority of our cases we see of lower and upper back pain is essentially self inflicted through bad habits of poor posture and can easily be improved to prevent any future and long-term injuries.

The Sacroiliac Joint Explained

The Sacroiliac Joint Explained

This blog talks about the sacroiliac joint located at the lowest part of the lower back and the dysfunctions of the joint that cause pain. Includes home care exercises to stretch the joint and the surround muscle tissue, while also strengthening exercises to help improve joint stability.

ACL Injuries

ACL Injuries

Injury to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament is extremely common in sports which have a contact component or those that require quick changes in direction.  If you're interested the ACL, how it is injured or what you can do to avoid injury, this is the post for you.