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March 5, 2024

Sciatica: A Real Pain In The Backside

Sciatica is more than just a pain in the backside – it is a complex condition that can cause discomfort ranging from mild irritation to excruciating pain. Essentially, it refers to any pain or discomfort that occurs when the sciatic nerve, which runs from the lower back down the buttock, back of the legs, and into […]
January 22, 2024

Incorporating Gym Exercises into Your Rehabilitation Routine

Cairnhill Physiotherapy has embraced a forward-thinking approach to rehabilitation, and one of the cornerstones of our methodology is the incorporation of onsite gym facilities. In this article, we will delve into the practical advantages of having an onsite gym for rehabilitation exercises and how it contributes to a comprehensive recovery process.   Embracing Convenience and Tailored […]
December 8, 2023

Taking a Proactive Approach to Lower Back Pain

Causes of Lower Back Pain Lower back pain – three words that resonate with thousands of individuals in New Zealand. At Cairnhill Physiotherapy, we encounter this prevalent condition regularly, with the majority of cases stemming from injuries to muscles, ligaments, joints or discs. The body’s natural response to such injuries involves triggering an inflammatory healing process, […]
August 21, 2023

Back Pain Causes and Treatments

Lower back pain is an all too common affliction, impacting a significant portion of New Zealanders, young and older. While the causes may vary, physiotherapy has been shown to offer effective relief for many. If you’ve suffered from it, you’ll know all too well that back pain can be a debilitating experience, affecting daily movements and […]
May 16, 2023

What Are the Benefits of Massage Therapy?

The Many Benefits of Massage Therapy Massage therapy has been practised for centuries as a therapeutic and rejuvenating technique. At Cairnhill Physiotherapy, it offers numerous benefits for both physical and mental well-being. Below you’ll find the remarkable advantages of our massage therapy services, from relaxation and stress reduction to pain relief and improved overall health.   […]
September 5, 2022

Mt Eden Physio Tips To Help You Complete Your Home Exercises

An essential component of physiotherapy treatment is your home exercise program. Our highly skilled physiotherapists at your local Mt Eden physio will often prescribe them to maintain improvements in mobility during the session, reduce pain or increase strength in the affected area for common injuries such as ankle sprains, ACL tears, shoulder sprains and neck and […]
May 14, 2022

Remedial and Relaxation Massage: What’s The Difference?

You have decided to explore the world of massage, so you type, “Massage near me” into google and suddenly you are overwhelmed by the various options available to you out there. There seem to be so many forms of massage, remedial massage and relaxation massage being your main disciplines with a plethora of different subcategories from […]
May 12, 2022

Burnout, Stress and Massage

The absolute upheaval of the last couple of years has led to huge stress loads and resulted in burnout for a lot of us. We all know how to identify stress but burnout on the other hand can be misinterpreted as extreme stress, situational depression or even tiredness. Identifying Burnout onset is paramount to tackling it. […]
April 27, 2022

How to fix lower back pain

For those who have experienced lower back pain before, you know just how debilitating and painful it can be. If you are experiencing it for the first time now, it will likely worsen if left untreated. Lower back pain is categorised as a common and painful condition affecting the lower portion of the back and/or spine. […]