December 30, 2019

Tackle 2020 With Realistic Health Goals

It’s a brand new year and, many you may have started ticking off your list of goals. From eating healthier, getting up for a morning jog, and prioritising work objectives we tend to draw up these goals to make the best of a fresh start but do not put in any work to ensure we stay […]
December 24, 2019

Runner’s Knee And How It Affects You

At Cairnhill Physiotherapy, we often see patients exhibiting signs of knee pain due to running and help them overcome it. Unfortunately, it is not an ailment that only affects new runners. Even experienced runners struggle with knee pain and visiting an Auckland Physio can alleviate the discomfort they may be enduring. Commonly referred to as “Runner’s […]
December 20, 2019

The Hiker’s Guide For Summer

As the days heat up this season, more and more people look to the outdoors to get active. And one way to do that in a family-friendly way is to start hiking through the countryside to escape the last minute shopping rush for the holidays. Hiking can be a fulfilling exercise that’s suitable for almost everyone […]
December 17, 2019

The Rugby Injuries To Take Seriously

As we all start to soak in the late summer afternoons, we start to play more sport and take part in social games. One such sport is rugby or tag rugby that can be seemingly injury-free because of minimal contact play, but unfortunately, accidents can happen. It can be an exhilarating combination of tag and rugby […]
November 30, 2019

How Physiotherapy Can Correct Bad Posture

Back, neck and shoulder problems are a fairly common affliction in people of all ages, races and genders. While often pain of these types is caused by injury or strain, sedentary lifestyles and desk jobs tend to result in poor posture, which can be quite a pain in the neck – literally. To understand the importance […]
November 29, 2019

Reduce Injury And Optimise Your Sports Fitness With Physiotherapy

While most commonly associated with aiding in recovery after an injury or accident, physiotherapists play a crucial role in helping reduce the risk of sports injuries as well. Any athlete who is serious about their sport and wants to maintain optimal performance should consider a standing appointment with a physiotherapist to keep them in the best […]
November 27, 2019

Recovery Tips For Endurance Athletes

Endurance races and marathons are gruelling on the human body and demand the utmost focus and dedication, not only in preparation but also to complete the upcoming challenge successfully. So, you’ve completed an endurance race, come home, crash down on the couch, barely able or willing to move for the next few days. It’s completely natural […]
November 25, 2019

The Importance Of Physiotherapy In The Treatment Of Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rheumatoid arthritis is an extremely debilitating condition that currently has no absolute cure, which is why therapeutic treatment is vital to help with pain relief and provide an improved quality of life to sufferers of this condition. Physiotherapists have extensive experience with assisting those who struggle with chronic illness, and understand that each person experiences the […]
October 30, 2019

The Benefit of Improved Ergonomics For Your Body

Dealing with discomfort and pain can be frustrating, especially if it is a recurring problem. And though stretching correctly every day, increasing your activity levels and using heat packs on painful spots can help, this may not reduce it. Scheduling a Newmarket physiotherapy session with a local professional can assist in diagnosing your pain and treating […]