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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, in awkward positions.
Here are some tips and strategies that have helped clients of Southside Physiotherapy Clinic prevent injury while enjoying gardening over the ...
The Jaw and surrounding muscles
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 disorders — a type of temporomandibular disorder or TMD — can cause
pain in your jaw joint and in the muscles ...
It's a new year and one of the most common things people do is make resolutions. Withing a few weeks many have given up on them because they are unreasonable and unrealistic. So if you are making resolutions this year, look at them and see if they are SMART
If your goals meet these criteria, you're much more likely to succeed with them! So look at your goals, revamp them if you need to and actually achieve them this year!
Exercise. Walk every opportunity that you can
who walk report that they have more confidence, feel better about themselves,
are more alert and have better sleeping patterns. This can help use up those
2. Eat before drinking and celebrating.
Skipping breakfast or
lunch in order to "save your appetite" probably isn't the best
weight-maintenance tactic. Stick to a reasonably sized breakfast with plenty of
protein, which will keep you fuller longer and temper the urge to over eat later.
3. Eat and chew
Southside Physiotherapy Clinic we run numerous Pilates classes which are
suitable for people who have a pre-existing injury or want to prevent an injury
from occurring in the first place.
Did you know
that if you have had a recent bout of back or neck pain Pilates will benefit
you by improving your ability to activate the deep core muscles of your lower
back and neck?
Pilates deep neck flexor exericises
exercises are also designed to strengthen your buttock and shoulder blade
muscles. These can also be weak with ...
Although the weather recently has been more 4 seasons in one day than spring like. Now with the longer evenings and the brighter mornings is the perfect time to start some routines to increase exercise and benefit your health and fitness.
Whether you are already a walker, runner swimmer or gym goer there is the opportunity to reflect on your current exercise, what gives you a spring in your step and brightens your day. If you are new to exercise a good ...
Have you had a recent surgery or have you a surgery booked?
Physiotherapy is an important part of the process both pre-operatively and for post operative rehabilitation. Whether it’s a total knee replacement, total hip replacement, abdominal, knee, ankle, shoulder or spine surgery advice from a Chartered Physiotherapist will aid your recovery.
Pre-operative physiotherapy ensures that you are ready for your operation. When you perform strengthening exercises pre-operatively, especially around the area of operation you are more likely to have an easier rehabilitation after the ...
Surprise a loved one! Get that niggly pain sorted! Kick Start their New Year Fitness Resolution with Pilates!
If someone you love needs some motivation to improve their well being why not give a gift voucher for an assessment with an expert Chartered Physiotherapist.
Here at Southside Physiotherapy we have gift vouchers for a treatment session or deep tissue massage, or a Pilates class all with our Chartered Physiotherapists.
Allow us to maximize your health as we shift into a new season and the ...
Urinary incontinence is the complaint of involuntary loss of urine.
It is common but should not be accepted as normal.
Physiotherapy can play a huge role by providing advice and exercises!
There are various types of incontinence:
Stress urinary incontinence: involuntary leakage on effort or exertion for example when lifting or exercising, sneezing or coughing. Common reports can be leaking when walking, dancing, jumping, laughing, running etc.
Urge incontinence is the complaint of involuntary leakage accompanied by or immediately preceded by urgency to go ...