Vertigo: What Exercises can help?

Vertigo: What Exercises can help?

Vertigo: What Exercises can help? Vertigo, or a dizziness that feels like your surroundings are spinning, is common within the general population, accounting for approximately 54% of cases of dizziness (1). This condition can be extremely limiting, and often is associated with other symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, ringing in the ears and hearing loss.…

ode to the weekend sports warrior

Ode to the Weekend Warriors Sports Injury

Ode to the Weekend Warriors Sports Injury The working week is hard and your last priority is exercise when you get home. But as a weekend warrior you are committed to do your vigorous 75 minutes of recommended exercise a week.  But condensed – you are the definition of efficiency!  But beware, watch out for…

7 Reasons Why Joining a Gym Might Be a Bad Idea

7 Reasons Why Joining a Gym Might Be a Bad Idea

7 Reasons Why Joining a Gym Might Be a Bad Idea   When you start thinking about improving your health and fitness, getting a gym membership is likely the first thing that comes to mind. Joining a gym has a lot of perks, however, there are some important points to consider before deciding if this…

strains vs sprains: what's the difference?

Strains vs Sprains: What’s the difference?

Strains vs sprains A common question we get asked in the clinic by sports people and every day folk is “what’s the difference between a strain and a sprain”. Although these types of injuries both relate to connective or soft tissue there are some subtle differences that are important to know as these will lead…

Best Balance Exercises

Best Balance Exercises

Best Balance Exercises Balance training can assist anyone at any age. For seniors it can help maintain their independence preventing injuries from falls. For those that enjoy fitness and keeping active, it will improve stability in your workout and everyday life. Balance increases not only your strength but coordination assisting with basic activities of daily…

Support Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse

Support Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse

Support Pessaries for pelvic organ prolapse   What is a pelvic organ prolapse or POP? A POP occurs when one or more of the pelvic organs descend and bulge into the vagina.   Why does a POP occur? A POP occurs when the supporting tissues in the pelvis and vagina are weakened and organs descend…