Muscluoskeletal (MSK) Pain and Injury Musculoskeletal issues can cause a plethora of problems such as decreased range of movement, motor dysfunctions, pain as well as referred pain. It is important to remember that pain is a required part of our human survival kit. Pain can be complex as well as short lived. Following on [...]
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Soft Tissue Healing There are many factors that can cause injury which then leads to an intelligent healing process. The body is required to go through the full phase of each stage, keeping in mind that stages overlap and each individual will go through the phases in a unique way. We don’t want [...]
Hot and Cold Therapy Treatments for sports injuries will depend on the individual and the severity of the injury. Also, it is important to take into consideration the individual’s medical history. Please note that the following is general information and NOT personal advice. The information gathered is based on the research available at the [...]
Interview with Justin Maguire Justin Maguire is a movement enthusiast who understands that you shouldn’t be over critical of yourself and that learning from your life lessons can be hugely beneficial. Taking these lessons forward with you and understanding how your body and mind works, then you can do wonders for yourself. Justin, [...]
Interview with Tor Njamo Meditation has been shown to improve memory, reduce blood pressure, reduces pain, reduce stress and it has also helped people over come addictions. Meditation improves attention span and aids Neuroplasticity which helps change and build new functions and processes such as learning and recovering from an injury. Today we [...]
Interview with Christian Thomson Today we spoke with Christian, he is a fellow health coach and expert who says we shouldn't guess when we can test. Nowadays it is possible to test your health either for free or rather cheaply. Speaking with Christian, we speak about how environmental factors affect health and also [...]
A Jenga of problems When considering the body biomechanics it’s important to think about Tensegrity, this refers to the bodies ability to connect with itself and support itself. The body is both directly and indirectly affected by itself no matter what is positioned upon it. Take the game Jenga. Imagine you have suffered [...]
Paediatric Early Sports Specialisation High-training volume and competitive workloads have been associated with an increased risk of overuse injury in children. Research suggests that young athletes, prior to maturation, and specialising in one sport has a 1.5 increased risk of developing knee pain (including Osgood-Schlatter and patella tendinopathy). There is also an increased [...]
The importance of practising quality movement and being mindful of exercise when you have persistent pain Neuroplasticity – You may have heard this word before? After injury the brain can re-build or restructure its internal connections. We are going to talk about persistent pain (you may have heard professionals talk about chronic pain) [...]
The Importance of Red Flags – Must Read Pain is a healthy and natural process of the body as it is alerting you to danger. There are many different causes for which we may experience pain and for most of us a musculoskeletal injury will heal in 6-8 weeks. If pain goes on for [...]