Tag Archives: Injury Rehab

6 Simple Exercises to Ease Back Pain – #1 is Easy!

This is a must read if you want to:

  • avoid recurring low back pain
  • stop feeling debilitated and frustrated because you can’t do the things you want to do
  • stop feeling like a victim of your own body

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The 6 Things You Need to Know Before Seeing a Physiotherapist!

Specifically a musculoskeletal physiotherapist (someone that treats soft tissue and bone injuries). By Rebecca Walsh

#1 Many people don’t know that they can see a physiotherapist before they see their GP.

Physiotherapists (physios) are perfectly placed to assess and evaluate the severity of injuries and will refer back to a GP when appropriate. Physios undergo a three year undergraduate degree as well as continued development throughout their careers, and should also have Chartered status (see Chartered Society of Physiotherapy for details) and Health and Care Professions Council registration.

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The 3 Most Effective Exercises for Lower-body Muscle Activation

By Spencer Brown

Hip Bridge (double)

Muscle activation is essential for physical performance and function, and it refers to the stimulation (or re-education) of underactive muscle fibres. Isolated strengthening exercises are used to target particular muscles and/or muscle groups to increase their force production capabilities through contraction actions (i.e. by moving certain joints in isolation).

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The 6 Simple Mistakes You Could Be Making During the Squat Exercise

By Spencer Brown

Squat_Bar_Placement

The assessment of movement quality is an important part of restoring physical function, reducing injury risk and remaining pain-free. This article explains why we look at clients performing the squat and what particular dysfunctions can present.

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3 Little Known Mobility Drills That’ll Maximise Your Running

By Rebecca Walsh-Brown

Mobility in the major joints (ankle, hip, spine and shoulders) is crucial for optimum physical performance and injury risk reduction. This article will outline 3 little known mobility exercises for the ankle, hip and spine that will immediately maximise your running performance and go a long way to reduce the risk of injury.

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