Diaphragm Breathing

Recently the topic of breathing in exercise and rehabilitation has become much more popular. Maybe people are finally starting to understand the role of breathing and its effects on performance, injury prevention and recovery. “Belly breathing” or “diaphragm breathing” is our most natural and relaxed way of breathing, and mechanically speaking, is the best way […]

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Seeking outside help – and why you should do so

As physiotherapists, we see many sport and training injuries. Sometimes they are simple, such as a sprained ankle. Sometimes they are more complicated, such as a recurring shoulder issue with a swimmer. Now, depending on the sport, many individuals will have a coach. Kids playing soccer – coach is there. Tennis? Coach is there. This […]

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Movement = Medicine

Everybody knows that, in general, we sit too much. We sit on the commute to work, the day at work and then the commute back home. Most people then sit more at home – whether it’s doing those last few tasks you didn’t finish at work, watching a bit of tv, or simply eating dinner […]

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Strength training for osteoporosis prevention and management

Regular exercise plays a vital role in not only keeping us fit but also in improving our bone density. Bone density refers to the strength and resilience of your bones and this is important throughout your life. Research has shown that there are specific types of exercises that are better for bone health. This type […]

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By Sara Andriejunas

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