December 22, 2020

We Need More Injury Prevention Programmes Like NetballSmart

NetballSmart is an injury prevention programme that is giving us a little less to do at our Newmarket physiotherapy clinic in central Auckland. Obviously, treating sports injuries is a huge part of the everyday activities we carry out at our clinic but while it’s our business to do so, we appreciate initiatives like NetballSmart, the official […]
December 18, 2020

The Importance Of A Positive Attitude

Our team at Cairnhill Physiotherapy is highly qualified and passionate about your well being and keeping you mobile. We offer a wide range of services at our Auckland physiotherapy clinic including: Pain relief Sports injuries Rehabilitation Acupuncture On-site gym Within that suite of services, we can treat and manage an extensive cross-section of issues.  But as […]
December 14, 2020

That Pain In The Neck Might Be Wry Neck

Wry neck might not be a term you’re totally familiar with but you would certainly have seen someone suffering from this condition. The top of the head usually tilts to one side while the chin tilts to the other side as if the head is locked into this position. If this applies to you, then you’ll […]
December 8, 2020

Back Pain: Don’t Sleep On It

Lower back pain. These are the three simple words that send shudders up the spine of tens of thousands Kiwis. It’s a highly common condition that we treat frequently at our Kingsland physio clinic. Most of the acute pain in the lower back stems from an injury to the muscles, ligaments, joints, or discs. The body […]
November 25, 2020

On Your Bike, But Get The Seat Right

With more and more cycle paths being built all over Auckland and the rest of the country, the demand for bikes has skyrocketed. Cycling is fun and a good form of exercise, and an environmentally friendly way to get from A to B. As an increasing number of people buy bikes and start riding, we’re meeting […]
November 23, 2020

The Dangers Of Overhydration

We’ve spoken before about the importance of staying properly hydrated, and it’s something we do during the day at our Remuera physio clinic. It helps us stay alert and focused as we provide our physiotherapy services, and we obviously recommend that all of our clients do the same thing. The New Zealand Nutrition Foundations recommends that […]
November 18, 2020

You’re Bananas If You’re Not Eating Them

The next time you’re watching a major tennis tournament, check out the players during the breaks between games. During the latter stages of a long and gruelling match, players often unpeel a banana, and not because they are craving their delicious flavour. Instead, they know that bananas have a lot of magical qualities that can help […]
November 12, 2020

New To Running? Read This Advice

If you’ve just taken up running, you’re more likely to injure yourself than the seasoned veteran who churns out thousands of kilometres every year. It’s been suggested that many runners experience some form of injury within the first eight weeks of doing their new activity and a lot of those newbies who are seeking out a […]
October 26, 2020

When Driving Is A Pain In The Neck

Everyone in the team at our Auckland physio clinic will tell you that poor posture causes plenty of pain. We’re well used to treating people who suffer, often needlessly, from the side-effects of incorrect posture. Much of this is down to slouching or slumping while they sit at their desk but a surprising number of aches […]