Sciatica relief: are you on the right path?

Sciatica relief: are you on the right path?

There is a lot of misinformation about sciatica, do you know what it is, and whether you’re treating it properly? Sciatica is a collection of symptoms not a diagnosis, with the cause differing for every patient.  This point is important, because treatment of...
Ouch! Heel pain and painful plantar fasciitis.

Ouch! Heel pain and painful plantar fasciitis.

Do you suffer from, heel pain, plantar fasciitis or foot pain? Patients often report how much it has affected their life and their ability to participate in their usual daily activities. They describe plantar fasciitis  as walking on thumb tacks, a burning sensation...
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,...