Stability #2 Once released, we need to strengthen the gluteus medius. Perform exercises such as clamshell holds then for repetitions to activate and increase its endurance. Hold for 3 x 30s each side for the first week then perform 3 x 12-30 repetitions each side daily thereafter. Start with body weight then use a […]
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Running Series – Stability and the Hip #1
Hips The hips house the most enduring lower limb stabilizers used in running. One of these major stabilizers is the gluteus medius. Given the force this muscle must constantly create to keep the lower limbs stable, it often becomes tight and consequently becomes weaker through time. When symptomatic, the tightness of gluteus medius can be […]
Technology and Children
Ninety-two percent of Australian children aged 5-14 years use information and communication technologies including computers, tablets & smart phones, with increased use correlated with higher age. 87% of boys and 80% of girls regularly participate in electronic screen-based activities. Because of this increased usage especially with hand-held devices, Physiotherapists are treating more young p...
Golf and Physiotherapy
Golf and Physiotherapy are a natural fit. For years, golf back pain has been accepted by golfers as some kind of badge of honour. But now golfers everywhere are beginning to realize the benefits of having regular Physiotherapy treatment to treat their golf back pain. Swinging a driver or three iron at speeds of up […]