Core Exercise Jordan Springs

Core Series Part 3 – Core Workout

Welcome to week three. After last week’s program some of you may already be starting to feel stronger and more aware of your “core” in daily tasks and especially during your exercises. This week we are going to amp it up a little. If you are not feeling ready to progress then not a worry.…

physiotherapy and core

Core series – Stretching

“Core” we hear the term quite a bit.  So, what is it all about?   Imagine that your core muscles are the strong middle link connecting your lower and upper body. How the core works Irrespective of where the movement starts or what you are doing e.g. throwing a ball, wiping the bench, the movements either start in the core, or move…

Rowing Back Pain

Rowing and Lower Back Pain: What’s Happening?

For those who have trained or competed in rowing, you know the rush when the boat is moving after that perfect stroke. But you also know the amount of hard work and dedication that goes into this sport that requires immense power, finesse and, above all, endurance.  For those who have never tried it, let…

Soft Tissue Injury Physiotherapy

Acute Swelling

Acute swelling from soft tissue injuries are very common especially in winter sports like soccer, netball and football, or summer sports like walking down the stairs in the dark. A soft tissue injury includes an injury to any of the connecting tissue that surrounds bones (muscles, ligaments or tendons). The most common are ligament sprains, muscle…

Sleep Pain Physiotherapy

Is pain impacting on your sleep?

We all know that we need sleep. Without adequate sleep we feel terrible and unable to take on the world. According to several studies, sleep plays an essential role in: metabolism, immune function, memory and learning. Without sleep, your physical health and emotional wellbeing suffers. The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines…