June 26, 2020

Rotator Cuff Tears – How Physiotherapy Can Help You

Rotator cuff tears in the shoulder are a common injury we see in our Mt Eden physiotherapy clinic. However, you do not need to put up with the pain and limitations these cause. Physiotherapy management of rotator cuff tears is very effective in reducing pain and improving your function. What Is It? The rotator cuff is […]
June 25, 2020

Know Your Limitations During Rehab

Like you, the team at our Auckland physiotherapy clinic in Epsom wants you to be fully mobile and pain-free as soon as possible. While we’re all in agreement on that, there might be a slight difference of opinion on how quickly you can reach those goals. Obviously, you’re super keen to get back to full fitness […]
June 18, 2020

Winter Workouts Will Do You Wonders

At Cairnhill Physio, we want you to stay on the move. Whether we achieve that through our range of services or through some gentle motivation to keep you exercising, we believe you must stay as active as you can. That includes getting out and about during winter. It is obviously more difficult to keep your motivation […]
June 15, 2020

Tennis Elbow: How Physiotherapy Can Help

Are you struggling with pain and tenderness over the outside of your elbow? Discomfort and weakness with gripping and pulling activities? Chances are you have tennis elbow. But you don’t and have never played tennis? As ironic as it sounds, tennis elbow isn’t necessarily something you get from playing tennis. You don’t need to have spent […]
June 11, 2020

DIY Physio Is Not OK

YouTube is great for learning how to do all sorts of things. Click onto the video-based social media platform and you can find out how to renovate a kitchen, cook a creme brulee, build a birdcage, play the guitar and paint a replica of the Mona Lisa. But, somewhat more ominously, you can also watch DIY […]
May 28, 2020

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Sports Injuries

When it comes to the treatment of sports injuries, the team at Cairnhill Physiotherapy think that sooner is always better than later. By doing nothing now, you run the risk of paying a big price in the future: limited mobility, ongoing pain, and an inability to recapture past form are just a few of the consequences […]
May 22, 2020

How To Avoid Back Pain While Working At Home

Back injuries are very common right now and that’s because so many of us are currently working from home. Many back issues are caused by sitting more than usual and probably in a chair that wasn’t designed for a full day at the office. To make matters worse, we’re slouched over a laptop for hours on […]
May 18, 2020

Tips For Safer Walking During Winter

At Cairnhill Physiotherapy we’re used to treating athletes who have suffered an injury on the sports field. But we’re just as used to helping people who have injured themselves while taking a simple walk around the block! Slips and falls, and the sprains and muscular discomfort that come with them are common. They’re even more prevalent […]
May 14, 2020

How Good Nutrition Helps Rehabilitation

If you suffered a work or sports-related injury before lockdown, it’s highly likely you’ve been forced into doing some at-home rehabilitation. We hope it’s going well and that you’re on track to get back to full fitness. Of course, the team at Cairnhill Physiotherapy will do what we can to help thanks to our video and […]