Children & Growing Pains

Children & Growing Pains

Growing pains, a term that has been loosely thrown around whenever a child complains of aching knees or ankles. “Ah, it’s just growing pains, it’ll go away soon” or “Oh, it’s growing pains. It means you are growing taller, that’s good.” But what is...
Not Only Runners Get Worn Out Hips

Not Only Runners Get Worn Out Hips

Hips – The Unsung Heroes (the hipsters of the joint world) By Adam, Physiotherapist Your hips are involved in almost everything you do, and in every way that you move. They are the workhorses of your body, silently carrying you around without fuss and fanfare....
Lower Back Pain Treatment

Lower Back Pain Treatment

Treating Lower Back Pain By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Lower back pain can be debilitating, not only from a pain point of view, but functionally can be very limiting and have a major effect on daily life and work activities. Although some episodes of lower back...
CALF STRENGTHENING – 5 GOOD REASONS WHY

CALF STRENGTHENING – 5 GOOD REASONS WHY

By Carin Penberthy, Physiotherapist Calf strengthening is not only a common denominator in alot of lower limb rehabilitation programs, but also plays an important role in lower limb mechanics, as well as a key aspect of injury prevention for certain lower limb...