Top 5 Stretches for Cycling by Physiotherapist Tom Peters my Physio SA

Top 5 Stretches for Cycling by Physiotherapist Tom Peters myPhysioSA

Cycling is notorious for contributing to tightening and shortening of our connective tissues, such as muscles and tendons. The cycling action never allows our muscles and joints to work through their entire range of motion, which, coupled with the very repetitive and one-dimensional nature of cycling, can lead to the shortening of our connective tissues.…

How hydrotherapy can help rehabilitation from surgery

How hydrotherapy can help rehabilitation from surgery

How can hydrotherapy classes assist your pre and post rehabilitation from surgery?     Hydrotherapy is a form of exercise rehabilitation that takes place in a warm pool, led by an experienced Physiotherapist. The pool is shallower allowing you to stand in water either waist or chest height to perform your own tailored exercises. It…

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…