01/05/2019

Runner’s Gut – a solution at last?

By Jess Ackad Gastrointestinal distress or runners gut is a huge problem – there is a good chance if you are running (or have been)…

12/03/2019

The Head Game and Why Certain Pain Killer Giant’s Recent Ad Has Made My Blood Boil

by Jess Ackad As physios we are the experts in musculoskeletal related health and medicine, from how all the the bits fit together and function,…

13/12/2018

R.I.C.E Outdated and Potentially Harmful??

R.I.C.E – Rest. Ice. Compression. Elevation… We’ve all been there and we’ve all had injuries that we adhered to this religiously for (or at least…

07/06/2018

Runners – are you in the eighty percent?

Almost 80% of runners will sustain a lower limb injury – EIGHTY PERCENT!!! Yikes! This makes running the most injury causing form of sport or…

10/07/2017

Get Bent – safe lifting and other low back pain fallacies

By Jess Ackad We’ve all seen the posters about safe lifting – use a good squat pattern; bend at the hips and knees NOT THE…

10/03/2017

Ankle Sprains: Why RICE isn’t going to cut it for you…

by Jess Ackad Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries we see as physios – just about everyone has probably sprained their ankle…