For this purpose, essential clinical care is defined as (please note this is direct from DHHS): • To prevent a significant change/deterioration in functional independence which would result in an escalation of care needs (e.g. an increase in frequency of treatment needed, an increased need for prescription medication due to a significant increase in pain, requirement for.. read more →

Now that you have booked your 1:1 Initial Pilates Appointment we can start working towards your goal! It is important to come in comfortable exercise clothing as there is a large practical/movement component of the appointment. Socks are necessary for hygiene purposes but if you purchase our ‘Intro Pack’ you will be given a free.. read more →

Torticollis, or wry neck, is a condition that affects the neck where the joints lock up and muscles to go into spasm, which limit a significant amount of movement and mobility. Pain is often severe due to the close proximity of the joints of the vertebrae and the spinal cord and exiting nerve roots, as.. read more →

Foam rollers are really useful pieces of gym and training equipment that can be used in many different ways. They come in many different sizes, lengths, textures and firmness that make it easy to choose which one you need depending on what you are wanting to use it for.  Traditionally, foam rollers are most commonly.. read more →

It may surprise you to learn that exercise is part of almost every treatment plan for lower back pain. Movement is a key component of therapy to long-term relief of back pain. The good news is that there is such a variety of exercise and rehabilitation options that many people are able to find something.. read more →

21 Jan 2021
January 21, 2021

Hip Dysplasia (DDH)

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Developmental hip dysplasia or DDH is a condition in babies which affects the hip joint. It occurs when during growth, the ball and socket joint develops an abnormality. The femoral head (the ball part at the top of our thigh bone) is not stable within the socket (the cup part which is made up of.. read more →

Have you ever looked at a pair of runners and thought “it’s about time I replace those”? How long do you think you get out of a pair of runners or do you judge it on distance covered or replace them once your big toe is poking out of the top? Harley, our resident runner,.. read more →

20 Dec 2020
December 20, 2020

Summer Exercise Tips

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With the year that we have all had, spending a lot of time working from home or helping the kids with their schoolwork and not getting to the gym, we may be a bit out of shape for some of our favourite summer physical activities. Now we can get back into it, our bodies may.. read more →

2020 has been a crazy year for us all, and so many have chosen new ‘health kicks’ to help get us though. Many of us are walking and running more, making most of our hour of exercise outdoors. But have you stopped to think about what impact it is having on your bones? Our bones.. read more →

“I have creaky knees, it must be time for a cleanout!” This is something that we hear time and time again in the clinic from patients suffering from creaky, clicky or grinding knees. Knee arthroscopies (or commonly referred to as cleanouts) were previously common practice for this, recommended by general practitioners and surgeons as the.. read more →