Have you got text neck? I’ve noticed, an increase in incidence of neck pain and/or stiffness in all age groups, but of concern, also in the younger population (10-16 years). I’ve had a look through some research and it appears that “text neck” is on the rise. It appears that “text neck” is on the…Details
Having a quick look at the NRL injury list 21 of the total 73 injuries currently reported by NRL players are knee injuries. Is this bad luck or poor management? What can any active person do to reduce the risk of a knee injury slowing you down? The knee is one of the largest joints in…Details
Research shows that dieting is almost guaranteed to result in weight regain over an above what was originally lost. Dieting is also highly likely to result in disordered eating if not a full-blown eating disorder. So why is it so widespread that it is considered normal and healthy in western society? Dieting is the answer…Details
With footy, netball, basketball and soccer season well and truly under way, a rolled ankle is a painful and debilitating injury that can have you sidelined for weeks to months depending on its severity. If you have rolled your ankle make sure you get it seen to, as a poorly healed ankle injury can lead…Details
So, my children all had birthday parties last weekend. Three children, three parties, argh! My oldest child is my biggest lolly monster and at her friends party on Saturday evening she ate her body weight in green jelly beans. There was trampolining, table tennis and table soccer. She had a ball.Details
What are the repercussions of a very common shoulder injury – like Robbie Farah’s during the first round of State Of Origin 2015? Farah was injured in the 28th minute following a dumping tackle by Justin Hodges. The tackle resulted in Farah falling heavily onto his left shoulder, leaving him with a Grade 3 acromioclavicular…Details
Welcome all to week 4 and the final part of our Core Series (Core Series Part 1, Core Series Part 2 and Core Series Part 3 are available here). I hope you’ve all been sticking to your program and if so I’m sure you’ll be starting to see some of the fruits of your labour.…Details
Jude Holroyd, the Principal Physiotherapist at The Healthy Body Company, Jordan Springs, pulls together the final workout for his Core Series. Follow these links if you missed Core Series Part 1, and Core Series Part 2. Enjoy this new workout – and let us know how these workouts worked for you.
Welcome to Part 2 of The Healthy Body Company Core Series, by the Principal Physiotherapist of our Jordan Springs clinic, Jude Holroyd. If you have been working through Part 1 of our Core Series, you should be feeling limber and ready for some core stability work. Before we get into it, I want to quickly go…Details
Poor sugar, it’s replaced fat as the meanest, baddest nutri-villain. Before we get too terrified, how did that low-fat, fat-free, thing work out for us all? It’s how we ended up in this sugar mess with a tonne of fat-free and low-fat food bursting forth from our supermarket shelves.