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What’s Happening at Personal Best in March?

After a very uncertain 2020 where we were reacting to events around us (not my favourite “modus operandi”) we are back on a more strategic path this year, with several exciting and important things happening in our practice.  We  are moving to larger premises this year and this is a very significant step: it will [...]

By |2021-04-18T17:10:14+10:00March 20th, 2021|Practice News|

Beginner’s Guide to Trail Running

Do you like running, but also walking your local trails or climbing a hill? Are you bored with “pounding the pavement” on your morning or afternoon run? Do you want to avoid hip, knee or achilles pain from your previous running efforts? If so, trail running could be for you!  Before you don your runners [...]

By |2021-02-21T11:59:46+10:00February 17th, 2021|Running Tips|

Treating Troubled Tendons

  Tendon problems are very common in physiotherapy – you might have heard of them as Rotator Cuff Tears, Gluteal Tendinopathy, Achilles Tendinitis or Tennis Elbow.  All of these problems involve tendons that are either injured, swollen or sore, and in all cases these tendons are not working properly.  Recovery from a sore or injured [...]

By |2021-05-22T17:57:08+10:00January 11th, 2021|Pain and Injury Tips|

2020- A year to remember

From Nathan Mobbs If I had to pick one word to describe 2020 I would say “tough.” COVID has impacted all of us in different ways and the ripple effects are yet to come. There have been impacts on work, kids schooling, relationships with grandchildren, personal fitness routines, our own mental health . . . [...]

By |2021-03-26T07:35:21+10:00December 30th, 2020|Practice News|

How can massage help stress management?

How can remedial massage help with managing stress ? Stress can be physical, so tension resulting in pain in the muscle, or mental stress as a result as returning to work, Covid 19, Christmas, self doubt or returning to sport after an injury. Remedial Massage aims to relieve stress by releasing tension with a range [...]

By |2021-03-26T07:40:04+10:00December 18th, 2020|Remedial Massage|

Weekend Wellness – Hydration

Now that the weather is warming up this means keeping on top of your water intake to help prevent dehydration. This is something that comes easy for some people however others have trouble drinking the suggested requirements of around 2 litres per day. Water is important for maintaining health, carrying nutrients and oxygen to cells, [...]

By |2021-03-26T07:44:02+10:00November 29th, 2020|Remedial Massage|

Knee Osteoarthritis?

Have you been told you have osteoarthritis of your knee? In your knee you have an area of cartilage between your bones to provide some cushioning and support through the joint. Over time you can get degeneration of the cartilage, which can start to irritate your knee and become quite sore. Physiotherapy is strongly recommended [...]

By |2021-03-29T10:25:47+10:00November 22nd, 2020|Pain and Injury Tips|

What is Cupping?

What is Cupping? Our massage therapist Rachelle often uses cupping together with remedial massage, but what is it and what does it do?  Cupping involves using a special cup (either glass or plastic) which is suctioned to the skin, most commonly applied to the back and shoulders. Cupping helps remove toxins and reduce tightness in [...]

By |2021-03-29T10:34:18+10:00November 8th, 2020|Remedial Massage|

Top Tips for a sore tailbone:

Sore tailbone!? The tailbone or coccyx refers to the final 2-4 small segments of the spine that are fused together.  You can hurt your tailbone by falling on to the area, or through sustained pressure from a poor sitting position. Check out a great video by Rob, one of our physiotherapists, on simple things you [...]

By |2021-03-29T10:44:02+10:00October 16th, 2020|Pain and Injury Tips|
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