Have you lost your Swagger?

Have you lost your Swagger?

By Physiotherapist, Kate Pallett When we look at how people walk, especially those in pain, often they have lost their “Swagger”. The swagger is a fluid, efficient walking pattern. If we look at how a child moves, they make use of multiple dimensions of movement; they...
Breathing Patterns

Breathing Patterns

By Physiotherapist, Kate Pallett Not many of us think about the way we breathe. It’s an automatic function that is vital for life and affects every system of our body. If our breathing patterns are abnormal, it can cause pain, poor movement, disrupt sleep, increase...
The Shoulder – Anatomy, How It Works, Why It Hurts!

The Shoulder – Anatomy, How It Works, Why It Hurts!

  Shoulder pain is a common complaint we treat at Wisdom Physiotherapy. Shoulders are the linchpin of many movement functions and control, and once pain sets in, it can make day-to-day activities extremely painful and difficult to do. Simple tasks such as driving...
How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

How Can I Prevent Back Pain?

Q – “How Can I Prevent Back Pain?”  The latest research tells us that often people have never had a physical trauma to cause back pain like a car accident, falling, or lifting something heavy. There is usually a combination of factors that cause back...
Physiotherapy before and after prostate cancer surgery

Physiotherapy before and after prostate cancer surgery

  (By Amy Tinetti, Pelvic Health Physiotherapist) Prostate cancer surgery and how it can affect bladder control Urinary leakage is likely to occur after prostate surgery as some of the muscles which help with bladder control can be damaged or removed during...