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Balance Exercises

Each year, more than one-third of people age 65 or older fall. Falls and fall-related injuries, such as hip fracture, can have a serious impact on an older person's life. If you fall, it could limit your activities or make it impossible to live independently. Balance exercises, along with certain strength exercises, can help prevent falls by improving your ability to control and maintain your body's position, whether you are moving or still. Balance Exercises to Try These 4 exercises that are shown ... Read more

Biomechanical Assessment

A Biomechanical assessment looks at your walking pattern and leg muscle flexibility to check for abnormalities and compensations and if necessary orthotics may be prescribed. These are custom made devices that are designed to alleviate your pain and discomfort. Here at Southside physiotherapy clinic we can look closely into the underlying possible causes of heel pain, knee pain and even back pain. We can advise on the type of device best suited to your needs whether it be an off the shelf device, ... Read more

Stress, anxiety and sport activity

Here at Southside Physiotherapy Clinic we encourage everybody to practice some exercises, not only to keep our heart and muscles strong, but also to help with common stress and anxiety problems, here’s why: Exercising regularly can   Release endorphins, a hormone that makes you feel happy. Give the mind a break from stressful thoughts and problems. Make you feel stronger, fit and improve your self-esteem.   So if you need suggestions about what exercises you can do or if you are looking for a safe ... Read more