October 28, 2019

Preparing For Your First Physiotherapy Appointment

Managing excruciating pain with painkillers may seem like a good idea for one’s aches, but that is a short-term solution that can lead to worsening conditions and more muscle or nerve damage. It is always best to seek expert advice from medical professionals early on to increase your quality of life quickly. And if you are […]
October 28, 2019

The Difference Between Physiotherapy And Chiropractic

While both physiotherapy and chiropractic focus on the human body and resolving injury, they are two very different treatment methods with varying objectives and outcomes. Visiting an Auckland physio can assist you by treating your injury using mobilisation, to heal the body and increase movement. Rehabilitation is critical in physical therapy to ensure a better quality […]
October 25, 2019

Managing Upper Body Pain Problems By Targeting Posture

Slouching on the couch after a long day of sitting in the same position staring at a screen is one of the leading reasons why upper body pain is so common. We are always looking down at our phones, staying in one position for too long or working out without stretching. These are just some examples […]
October 13, 2019

Why Rest is Not Always Best

Resting after an injury is not always the key to optimal recovery as research has shown that moving earlier post-injury can be more beneficial in the healing of tissue. Our Mt Eden physiotherapists can help structure a rehabilitation plan to allow you the best chance at full recovery.
October 3, 2019

Anterior Knee Pain – How our Auckland Physio Clinic in Mt Eden can help

Anterior knee pain describes a general pain at the front of the knee and is becoming increasingly common in the active population with the typical “weekend warrior” being a prime example for this condition. What is Anterior Knee Pain? Anterior knee pain, also known as, “Patellofemoral Pain”, involves a dysfunction of the joint between your knee […]
September 30, 2019

How To Prepare For Changing Seasons And A Cramping Body

It’s only natural for humans to go out more as days get warmer. Winter may have passed by and although you may have maintained an active lifestyle in the cold, movement usually increases in summer. Both cyclists and joggers start venturing outdoors as the days lengthen and nights shorten, and you’ll have more opportunities to socialise […]
September 26, 2019

The Three Most Frequently Asked Questions Around ACC Claims

People may put off a visiting a physio for a work-related injury until it becomes too unbearable. And sometimes this occurs because people may just not be financially able to address the issue. Another common factor putting you off could be that you aren’t sure if you should visit your local GP first for your valid […]
September 23, 2019

Improving Your Life With The Benefits Of Stretching

As Auckland physio specialists, Cairnhill Physiotherapy cannot stress the benefits of correctly and consistently stretching enough. We understand that patients find themselves short on time, resulting in exercise times being rescheduled or shortened, and the first thing to be left by the wayside is usually pre and post-workout stretches. Although regular appointments with your physio can […]
September 19, 2019

Physiotherapy As Preventative Medicine And How It Can Help You

Physiotherapy is often associated with expensive treatments that one will only require with age, injury or as a sportsperson or recovering surgical patient. While some of this can be true, it’s also true that physiotherapy is more than just assessment and reactionary healthcare, as when used correctly it can greatly reduce illness, injury and pain in […]