Hernia and Physiotherapy

Hernia symptoms can often be managed with Physiotherapy! Whether you have had surgical repair of a hernia or are in the early stages of a hernia – symptoms can often be managed with appropriate physiotherapy intervention. Hernia’s occur when the pressure placed on your muscle or tissue exceeds its strength.…

To stretch or not to stretch?

There is much debate as to the effects of stretching and whether it is important for injury prevention, performance enhancement, rehabilitation post-injury, flexibility and reducing muscle soreness after exercise. To start with it is important to know what type of stretching techniques are used and what is the difference between…

Not JUST an ankle sprain!!

70% of ankle sprains recur! Ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting injuries especially in sports such as netball and basketball. They tend to be viewed as minor injuries that will heal over time because of their common presentation and quick resolution of symptoms. However, ankle sprains often…
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