Entries by Mel Turner

Shoulder Savvy

Have you ever done lots with your shoulder in one day like hedge cutting or overhead painting, only to find you have developed a very painful shoulder? Hopefully not! If you do get a sore shoulder from time to time it’s good to know why this can happen. You may have heard of the rotator […]

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Happy Hips

Do you stand like this occasionally? Habits of hanging on one hip can start early and be exacerbated by carrying around your child on one side How do I compress my gluteal tendons? Sitting on low chairs with hips lower than the knees Crossing your legs for long periods of time Sitting with your knees […]

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Osteoarthritis Explained

Osteoarthritis is a form of joint disease that affects synovial joints of the body. People know that it is a disease that causes joints to degenerate, but how does actually happen? There are two types of classification: Primary osteoarthritis – has no clear initiating courses. Secondary osteoarthritis – can be directly related to an initial […]

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4 Physio Tips for the 2016 Season

Are you consistent with training in the off-season? Lots of injuries occur due to unaccustomed use, such as muscle strains. Understanding what mechanical loads you place on your tissues can help you work out your training plan. Cells in muscle, tendon and bone adapt to mechanical stimulus, also known as…EXERCISE! If you wait until the […]

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