Physiotherapy

Physiotherapy

History of Physiotherapy Physiotherapy is first mentioned by the father of medicine Hippocrates in around 400 B.C.E. Hippocrates promoted manual therapies and exercise to promote healing and health. Aelius Galen a Greek physician during Roman times also promoted...
Exercise, how long to see results?

Exercise, how long to see results?

What happens to our bodies when we exercise? Exercise has an effect on the entirety of the body in a positive way.  Exercise Physiology is a fascinating topic but in short, exercise diverts blood from the organs toward the muscles and tells the body to convert...
Stretching and Warm ups

Stretching and Warm ups

Stretching and Warm-Up Exercises: Information on the Importance of Stretching and Warm-Up Exercises to Prevent Sports Injuries Stretching and warm-up exercises are essential to any sports or fitness activity, as they help prepare the body for physical exertion and...
Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis is a condition that effects bone density which causes a higher susceptibility to fractures.  It most commonly affects post-menopausal women. It is recommended that all women aged over 65 have a bone density scan every 2 years. Osteopenia is the condition...
The importance of Pre-habilitation

The importance of Pre-habilitation

Surgery is sometimes necessary to treat orthopedic alignments however it can take a big toll on the body. Therefore, your surgeon or physiotherapist will often recommend pre-habilitation. Pre-habilitation is proven by science and multiple studies to speed up recovery,...
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