July 2020

July 28, 2020

Frozen Shoulder: How Physiotherapy Can Help Restore Your Movement

Adhesive Capsulitis, commonly known as frozen shoulder, is a regular condition seen at our Auckland physio clinic. It is a shoulder condition characterized by pain and a loss of both active and passive range of motion. It is estimated to affect between 2-5% of the population. This condition is more commonly seen in women aged 40-60 […]
July 17, 2020

Will Dry Needling Help You?

Are you seeking relief from any of the following conditions? Acute and chronic sporting injuries Repetitive strain injuries and overuse syndromes Headaches and whiplash Neck and back pain Muscle strains and spasms Joint pain including arthritis Tendonosis Neuropathy Spinal conditions If the answer is yes, Cairnhill Physio can help. We should be able to – we […]
July 15, 2020

Gluteal Tendinopathy: What Is It and How Can Physiotherapy Help

Having a pain in the outside of your hip? Have you found walking, sitting cross-legged or even sleeping on your side painful? Chances are you could have gluteal tendinopathy. This blog discusses what gluteal tendinopathy is and how effective physiotherapy treatment can be for it. What is Gluteal Tendinopathy? When tendons are placed under more tension […]
July 13, 2020

Kids Sport Should Be Fun, Not Painful

As one of the best physio clinics in Auckland, we treat people from all walks of life, and suffer from all sorts of painful conditions. In recent years, more and more of our patients are young teenagers presenting to us with sports injuries. This reflects a massive increase in the number of sports-related injuries to New […]
July 10, 2020

Why You Feel Worse In Winter

We’re approaching the middle of winter, and at our physio clinic near Epsom a lot of people are telling us their aches and pains feel worse at this time of year. Does that happen to you? If it does, don’t worry. It is not a figment of your imagination. There is a lot of research to […]
July 9, 2020

Knee Pain: Keeping Your Knees Behind Your Toes, A Myth That Refuses To Die

“Don’t let your knees go in front of your toes when squatting and lunging” a common critique heard in the health and fitness industry for the past 30 years. Unfortunately, it is still being used by many health and fitness professionals to this day. The notion that this can cause knee pain is discussed here in […]
July 7, 2020

How Neck Physio Can Fix Bad Headaches

For neck physio in Auckland, come to us . At Cairnhill Physio, we can relieve all sorts of neck-related aches and pains, and that includes cervicogenic headaches. Cervicogenic means “coming from the neck”, and it could be the cause of those ongoing headaches you can’t seem to get rid of. In medical terms, the upper parts […]
July 2, 2020

Low Back Pain: Is Strengthening The Core All A Myth

Low back pain is becoming increasingly common especially with the current climate of WFH (work from home) set ups. Combine this with the recent eight-week hiatus from resistance training or physical activity and low back injuuries are easily increasing or worsening over time. For those with experience of low back pain (or even those that have […]