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 […]
September 1, 2020

Auckland Physiotherapy Tips For A More Comfortable Sleep

For most of us, the hours we spend sleeping are simply a time for rest and recovery. However, you might be surprised to learn that your sleeping position can have a significant impact on your body, particularly if you already have an injury. When you consider that we spend approximately 40% of our lives in bed, […]