Sports Injuries

Sports Injuries

Injuries can be traumatic  or  what are commonly known as overuse injuries. In the case  traumatic sports injuries such as sprains and strains, result of impacts and direct  trauma, pre-existing joint and muscle imbalance can impede optimal tissue healing...
Bushwalking can take its toll

Bushwalking can take its toll

Step after step taken  in this beautiful healthy activity can result in a build up of asymmetry  and tissue irritation causing a number of painful conditions. Technique is every bit as important for the efficient , pain free  walking as it is for a sprinter. Who has...
Music is  physical

Music is physical

Few people consider the physical rigours involved with playing music. Musicians spend hours in sustained positions repeating the same movements many times in a session, often day after day. Technique, postural awareness and body mechanics must be optimal to allow...
Its not only about the bike

Its not only about the bike

There is often a lot of emphasis placed on the equipment  and setup used by cyclists,rowers,  runners,golfers and other sports people. Whilst important, the best equipment, set up by the most experience experts may still result in injurie or poor performance if there...
Life in General

Life in General

The way we move and interact with our environment can change our bodies over time resulting directly in pain or affecting our ability to recover from injuries or levels of activity not previously problematic. Body mechanics and technique are not only important for...
Posture

Posture

Posture can be considered our bodies ability to withstand  gravity. Together with technique,posture is involved with sitting standing walking music computer use and a wide range of occupations many sports We all have the ability to effectively resist the load gravity...
Overuse injuries

Overuse injuries

Overuse injuries are often misinterpreted as being due only to doing too much of a particular activity. They often settle with a period of rest then return, not initially , but after a period of returning to the activity. They result from cumulative overload of tissue...
New Activities

New Activities

When you are doing something that your body has not yet become skilled at, your body may, without you realising it, recruit muscles and load your tissues in a way that is far from ideal. Inefficient body mechanics can develop in this way and although not painful at...