October 22, 2020

Alcohol And Injury Recovery Don’t Mix

If you want to stay on track with your recovery, stay off the booze! While we’ll do everything we can to treat you at our Kingsland physio clinic, there are certain key things you can do to assist, and avoiding alcohol is one of the biggest. Professional football codes including rugby union, rugby league and football […]
October 20, 2020

Cramps: The Common Pain We Can Live Without

Cramps shouldn’t be ignored, particularly if they’re ongoing. While we all suffer that nasty pain from time to time, some of us will endure muscle cramps on an ongoing basis. If that’s the case for you, we recommend you come and see us at our Newmarket physio clinic. There might be something we can do about […]
October 15, 2020

Sore Hands? It Could Be Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you frequently feel pins and needles, numbness, or pain in your hand and wrist and you’re not sure why then it could be a case of carpal tunnel syndrome. This is a condition we’re used to treating at our Auckland physiotherapy clinic as it affects a lot of people for different reasons. The sooner you […]
September 30, 2020

Pre And Post-Op Rehab

A lot of the work we do at our Mt Eden physio clinic in central Auckland is in the fields of pre-operative and post-operative rehabilitation. While most people make an immediate connection between physiotherapy and post-op rehab, not as many of them realise that what we do BEFORE surgery is just as important. Not every injury […]
September 23, 2020

The Great Sports Drink Debate

We’re into hydration in a big way at our Newmarket physiotherapy clinic. Drinking water is the easiest and cheapest way to stay hydrated. By drinking plenty of water during the day we keep our energy and concentration levels up, so it’s good for us both physically and mentally. But what about sports drinks? Do they have […]
September 16, 2020

The Painful Truth Behind iHunch

As a Kingsland physio in Auckland, we treat a lot of professionals who suffer from constant headaches, or chronic neck or back pain. A lot of these conditions are caused by poor posture while they go about their daily business. In many cases, this can be summed up in one word: iHunch. iHunch is very real. […]
September 9, 2020

Is 10 000 Steps More Than Enough?

Ask anyone working at our Auckland physio clinic and they’ll tell you the quality of your exercise is often as important as the quantity. This is certainly true of walking. While you might feel guilty about not reaching that magical 10, 000 step limit every day, we say it doesn’t always matter. 5,000 great steps are […]
September 7, 2020

Rotator Cuff Pain: Why Strengthening Exercises Are Important

What is Rotator cuff pain, rotator cuff related pain syndrome, subacromial pain syndrome, bursitis? You may have heard these terms mentioned from health professionals, friends or even Dr Google. In effect, they all mean the same thing. Ethan Smith recently wrote a blog on bursitis. Click here for more information regarding this. The more widely accepted […]
September 3, 2020

Shoulder bursitis: a symptom not a diagnosis – Parnell Physio

In our Parnell Physio clinic, we see a lot of patients with shoulder pain and shoulder bursitis. The shoulder is one of the most complex and hardest parts of the body to diagnose. It is such a mobile joint that it is often nearly impossible to narrow down a diagnosis to one exact cause. However, even […]