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9 July 2015 - 15:06, by , in News, Comments off
Swimming is a healthy sport, right? True, often people are advised to take up swimming to get over an injury. There are many benefits to exercising in water – reduced impact on joints and freedom to move can really help with rehabilitation. As with all sports, balance is required. Swimming is a repetitive sport and...
7 March 2015 - 9:06, by , in News, Comments off
Any experienced horse rider will tell you, your position and movements on the horse can make a big difference to how the horse performs. Sit on a horse like a sack o’ tatties and that’s how the horse will carry you! We’re talking about normal riding position here, rather than anything fancy: Image from gettyimages.com...
7 February 2015 - 9:03, by , in News, Comments off
It is not commonly known that Physiotherapists can specialise in problems of the pelvic floor and bladder. This may be a small area of Physio, but it can make a huge difference to those who are struggling with a little (or a lot of) leakage and a loss of continence. This problem can seriously impact...
7 January 2015 - 8:57, by , in News, Comments off
Why on Earth would I want to exercise indoors if the reason I cycle is to get out and about and feel the wind whistling through my helmet? Hopefully this post will help give you an insight into how Pilates can improve your performance and endurance on the bike. As anyone who’s ever ridden a bike belonging...
7 July 2015 - 8:47, by , in News, Comments off
Image from webmd.boots.com Can you still exercise with a baby on board? Absolutely, but we do have to make a few modifications to adapt to the changes in a pregnant woman’s body. Many of our clients continue to practice right up to their due date, much to the admiration of their fellow class members! This blog...
1 June 2015 - 14:49, by , in News, Comments off
When you have had a diagnosis of osteoporosis, it can be difficult to work out how to exercise safely. You may be told that exercise is the best thing for you. But what if you have already had a fracture? It might be that you associate moving around with a risk of falling and therefore...