November 16, 2021

How Blood Flow Restriction Training Can Be Used In Rehab

How to practically apply blood flow restriction: As described in the first of the two blogs, blood flow restriction (BFR) training is done by placing a tourniquet on a limb. The cuff needs to be tightened to a specific pressure that prevents blood from flowing back to the body but allows some (but not all) of […]
June 29, 2021

Patella Dislocation: A Real Pain In The Knee

Patella dislocations are a painful injury to endure. Making sure you rehabilitate them well, will help you to keep moving and living your life. The knee joint is composed of the thigh bone (femur) and leg bone (tibia) and a small floating bone at the front, commonly known as the kneecap (patella). The interaction between these bones […]
May 28, 2021

If There’s Pain Afoot, We Can Help

At our Remuera physio clinic, we treat a range of foot and ankle injuries as part of our professional physiotherapy services. We can help people overcome the pain caused by ankle sprains, syndesmosis injuries, plantar fasciitis, achilles tendinosis and cuboid syndrome. That last one is an interesting condition, and it can be a very painful one. […]
May 25, 2021

Let Massage Work Its Magic

Massage therapy is still widely misunderstood. A lot of people think it is a fairly one-dimensional form of treatment with a limited number of outcomes, and it is usually only done to treat athletes. All of these misconceptions need to be addressed and corrected because at our Mt Eden physio clinic, we use massage therapy to […]
February 25, 2021

Sciatica: A Real Pain In The Backside

Sciatica can be a real pain in the backside. We’re talking literally. Sciatica is a generic  term for any pain or discomfort that arises when the sciatic nerve becomes irritated. The sciatic nerve runs from the lower back down the buttock, back of the legs and into the feet. As such, the pain can be felt […]
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 […]
May 4, 2020

Acute Injuries Need Some Peace & Love

Sustaining an acute injury, such as a torn calf or sprained your ankle, can be painful and debilitating. Start your rehab off right with some Peace & Love before searching for a “physiotherapist near me”. Anlo van Deventer discusses exactly what Peace & Love means. PEACE & LOVE Previously when we injure ourselves, most health professionals […]
November 29, 2019

Reduce Injury And Optimise Your Sports Fitness With Physiotherapy

While most commonly associated with aiding in recovery after an injury or accident, physiotherapists play a crucial role in helping reduce the risk of sports injuries as well. Any athlete who is serious about their sport and wants to maintain optimal performance should consider a standing appointment with a physiotherapist to keep them in the best […]
August 28, 2019

How A Prehab Exercise Programme From Our Mt Eden Physio Clinic Can Help Reduce The Risk Of Future Injuries

Are you someone who is constantly injuring themselves or suffer from frequent recurrences of an old injury? Niggles like these can be frustrating as they can stop you from getting into the swing of your training or progressing towards a goal you might have.  If this sounds familiar, prehab is something that could help you. What […]