Monthly Archives: November 2013

How to Prevent Ski Injury

Conditioning: Maybe you think you are in good shape. You run once in a while or swim three times a week. This does not mean that you are in shape for skiing. Skiing requires strength of the quadriceps, gluteal muscles and … Continue reading

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Deal Physiotherapy

At United Health we use the McKenzie approach. This is a philosophy of active patient involvement and education that is trusted and used by practitioners and patients all over the world for back, neck and extremity problems.

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Pregnancy pains

Physiotherapy can relieve some of the most common pain woman experience during pregnancy. More than two thirds of pregnant woman have lower back pain and nearly a fifth feel pain in the pelvic area. In a Cochrane review (of 26 … Continue reading

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Exercise is worth it

Those with arthritis are sometimes reluctant to exercise the painful area or fearful that it may make the pain worse however Physiotherapists are armed with yet more evidence that appropriate exercise is beneficial. Researchers investigated whether exercise was more effective … Continue reading

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Ten ways to work more ergonomically when travelling

Use a 4-wheeled suitcase. It requires less force to move and you can push it through the airport by your side in a neutral wrist posture rather than having to reach behind your body and pull or drag a suitcase. … Continue reading

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