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How can exercise help back pain? Where does exercise fit in to the picture of back pain and it’s management? For many years research had been telling us exercise is good, not only to help prevent back pain, but also in its recovery. Many studies have...

Back pain and movement For many years health professionals have been educating people to be careful about how they move, especially with regard to their back. This has inferred that the back is weak and has a poor tolerance to activity. We now know that this...

In New Zealand 30-60% of those aged over 65 fall, and off those up to 20% result in injury, hospitalisation, or death. By 2035 the number of those over the age of 65 will have doubled resulting in 500000 falls costing up to $100 million...

Tennis elbow is a generic (common usage) term for pain around the outside of the elbow. When a person gets tennis elbow, one or more of the tendons in their elbow becomes painful. The pain typically occurs at the point where the tendons of the...

With lockdown well started, but still a long way to go, we should be thinking about how we can maintain our health and mobility in this new routine. Some of you may have young children so don't get a chance to sit down, but others...

Over the next month most of us are going to be working from home, so what does that mean for our health? At work our environment is usually controlled and our work station set up for our needs. At home we will possibly be working off a laptop and...