Back to school – How to make sure your child has the right backpack

Back to school – How to make sure your child has the right backpack

As children return to school, it’s important to look at the fit of your child’s school backpack. Heavy, incorrectly fitted and badly packed bags may contribute to spinal health problems as a child grows. Current research suggests that children should not carry loads...
Common Injuries in Swimming and Surf Sports

Common Injuries in Swimming and Surf Sports

The Surf and Swimming seasons are already well under way and for some, the training load has started to increase.   With swimming and surf fitness it is certainly a case of what you put in you get back out. It can be used to relax, lose weight, and develop strength,...
The Mighty Hamstring – and it’s common injuries

The Mighty Hamstring – and it’s common injuries

Surprisingly the hamstring muscle is not that active when standing, but they play an important role in other activities such as walking, running, climbing and jumping. The Hamstring isn’t a single muscle but is made of a group of three muscles that run along the back...
Ergo…..what?   Making your workstation work for you!

Ergo…..what?   Making your workstation work for you!

Whether your working from home or an office, we all know the importance of good posture and a well designed work station that is ergonomically designed for you.  But how many of us actually get around to doing it? Why is an ergonomic workstation important? Incorrectly...