Ergonomic assessment at your home

Are you working from home and beginning to experience pain as a result?We are now offering ergonomic assessments in your home, in which we assess your current workstation set-up and discuss any pain you may be experiencing. We then make adjustments to your workstation set-up in order to ensure optimal ergonomics are achieved. An optimal work station set-up will also … Read More

Osteoporosis Risk Check

1) The risk of osteoporosis increases with age. Even if you have no other clinical risk factors you should discuss your bone health at your next health check up if you are a women over 60 and a man over 70. 2) Being under weight with a body mass index (BMI) of less than 19Kg/m2 is a risk factor. 3) … Read More

Bone Health:Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

Bones are your scaffolding for keeping you upright and mobile. They support the body against the force of gravity. Bones resist the pull of our muscles to allow movement. As bone is a living tissue, it reacts to appropriate weight-bearing exercise by growing stronger. You need to work hard to maintain this strong scaffolding all throughout your life. The Facts … Read More

Bone Health:Osteoporosis and Osteopenia

Bones are your scaffolding for keeping you upright and mobile. They support the body against the force of gravity. Bones resist the pull of our muscles to allow movement. As bone is a living tissue, it reacts to appropriate weight-bearing exercise by growing stronger. You need to work hard to maintain this strong scaffolding all throughout your life. The Facts … Read More

Osteoporosis Risk Check

1) The risk of osteoporosis increases with age. Even if you have no other clinical risk factors you should discuss your bone health at your next health check up if you are a women over 60 and a man over 70. 2) Being under weight with a body mass index (BMI) of less than 19Kg/m2 is a risk factor. 3) … Read More

Ergonomic assessment at your home

Are you working from home and beginning to experience pain as a result?We are now offering ergonomic assessments in your home, in which we assess your current workstation set-up and discuss any pain you may be experiencing. We then make adjustments to your workstation set-up in order to ensure optimal ergonomics are achieved. An optimal work station set-up will also … Read More

Working from home – prevent and reduce back and neck pain

Now that more people than ever are working from home due to COVID – 19 we have seen an increase in people presenting with spinal pain. The good news is that we at Southside Physiotherapy Clinic are experienced in advising how to set up your work space at home to avoid neck pain, back pain and repetitive strain injury. For … Read More

GARDENING TIPS – HOW TO AVOID PAIN WHILE GARDENING THIS SPRING

Gardening is one of the joys of life for many of us, good for the soul and great for your mental health but pain can disrupt your best-laid plans. The most common gardening-related injuries include neck and lower back pain, shoulder, elbow and wrist pain  These are mostly overuse injuries that tend to occur after long hours of unfamiliar work, … Read More

Jaw pain

Jaw pain or temporomandibular disorder (TMD) has a prevalence of between 5-12 % in the general population. It affects women more than men and is most common between the ages of 20 and 40. The temporomandibular joint (TMJ) acts like a sliding hinge, connecting your jawbone to your skull. You have one joint on each side of your jaw. TMJ … Read More