A Pain In The Neck: Wry Neck

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Wry Neck is an acute neck injury, noticed by a sudden onset of sharp neck pain and stiffness, that limits your range of neck movement, and can often feel ‘locked’.

The injury typically occurs after either a prolonged abnormal posture such as sleeping in an unusual position or after a sudden, quick movement of the head.

The main symptoms include limited neck mobility in directions that compresses the facet joints of the spine and muscle spasms of the neck muscle.

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Sprained Ankle? Tips on Treatment & Management

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Ankle sprains happen more often than we would like. Be it from a footy game or walking around in heels. It can be very stressful when you have sprained your ankle and you are unsure of how to manage it. Is further imaging is required? Should you go to the emergency department? Maybe it is not that bad, just sleep on it and it will be fine tomorrow? Where should you begin?

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CALF STRENGTHENING – 5 GOOD REASONS WHY

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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 injuries.
There are five good reasons why calf strengthening is important.

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9 Ways to Sneak More Exercise Into Your Day

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With so many good reasons to avoid sitting down for too long, hopefully you’ve been able to incorporate lots of mini-breaks throughout your day. Even if you are at the gym every night or running around the block every morning, it is really important to find ways to keep active throughout the whole day. That is easier said than done, right? Here are 9 practical ways you can make the most of daily opportunities that you may not have considered before.

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Pregnancy Pilates, Clinical Pilates – My Experience

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From my experience, I believe Clinical Pilates prior to, and throughout my pregnancy helped me to experience less pelvic, hip and lower back pain as well as increasing my upper body strength (handy when lifting a 15kg toddler), energy levels, less weight-gain, better pelvic floor and an improved posture. I felt it was easy to commit to Clinical Pilates as I felt energised and stronger after each session – as opposed to other types of exercise where I would often feel tired and sore. I also had a much better labour and delivery.

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