Hamstring Injuries

As winter sports begin, so does the potential risk of associated injuries. Sports that require sprinting, kicking, acceleration and change of direction have an increased risk of participants developing soft tissue injuries, specifically hamstring injuries. What causes hamstring injuries? Hamstring...

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Stay Fit for Driving

For the majority of the population, driving is an essential part of everyday life. Quite often it is something we don’t even think about, we simply get in the car to get to where we are going and don’t...

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Foam rolling: how can it help with stretching and injury prevention?

How can foam rolling help me? The foam roller is a self-myofascial tool which helps to release tight muscles and decrease tension in connective tissue known as fascia. This is a great way for you to improve flexibility and decrease...

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Why we all need Vitamin C

Also known as L-ascorbic acid, Vitamin C is an essential vitamin used every day for growth and repair of tissues, it helps to form connective tissue which is needed in all areas of the body from bone, cartilage, to...

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Dry Needling and Myofascial Cupping

Dry needling and Myofascial cupping are effective adjunct therapies in the treatment of musculoskeletal complaints. The application of both Dry needling and Myofascial cupping require further training, and can be useful in complementing manual “hands on” therapy you receive from...

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Why is my Pelvic Floor so important?

You may have heard a lot of people talk about how important it is to do pelvic floor exercises. But do you actually know exactly what your pelvic floor is and why it is so important for both women...

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