Sports Injuries

June 12, 2024

Top Ways to Warm Up for Winter Sports

The weather is cooling down which means the season for winter sports is almost upon us.  While many look forward to going for a run without the risk of heat exhaustion, there is one downside to winter sports: an increase in injuries. Over summer we spend our time eating, relaxing and maybe not hitting the gym […]
February 5, 2024

Understanding Common Sports Injuries: Cairnhill Physiotherapy’s Expert Insights

Sports injuries are, unfortunately, an inherent part of an athlete’s journey, impacting performance and sometimes leading to prolonged periods of rehabilitation. Whether you’re a professional athlete or an enthusiastic amateur, the risk of injuries is always present.  The Cairnhill Physiotherapy professionals share their expertise in addressing and treating some of the most common sports injuries.   […]
January 15, 2024

The Role of Massages in Sports Injury Rehabilitation

In sports, injuries are an inevitable part of an athlete’s journey. Effective rehabilitation is crucial for a swift and complete recovery. At Cairnhill Physiotherapy in Auckland, New Zealand, we recognise the paramount role rehabilitation plays in this process. In this context, the therapeutic benefits of massages emerge as a pivotal component in enhancing the rehabilitation journey, […]
June 30, 2023

5 Steps to Sports Injury Recovery

When it comes to rehabilitation from a sports injury, physiotherapists can help in the case of overuse, application of force or impact injuries to the body. Here are important steps in making a quick and full recovery from sports injuries. 1. Physio Assessment and Diagnosis The first step is to undergo a thorough assessment from a […]
April 20, 2023

How to Mentally Recover After a Sports Injury

Suffering a serious sporting injury can be a mentally challenging issue, as well as a physical one. Those facing a lengthy recovery period have been known to experience stages of grief; from shock to anger and depression. If you have recently been injured, it is important to remember that the road to recovery doesn’t just involve […]
June 28, 2022

Sports That Cause The Most Injuries

What sports cause the most injuries? It is something all of us have taken part in at some point in our lives, even if just at school. Sport can teach us about teamwork and build people skills as well as our fitness. One of the most popular ways to keep fit and have fun whilst doing […]
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 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 […]