312018Oct

Here is Your Guide to an Ankle Sprain

Here is Your Guide to an Ankle Sprain One of the most common injuries experienced is an ankle sprain injury. Usually when the ankle is sprained there is some form of ligamentous strain and may result in instability due to damage to the receptors within the ligaments. The goals for an acute ankle sprain is…

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312018Oct

Let’s Talk Tech-Neck

Tech-Neck Let’s talk Tech-Neck! Tech neck is a term we are using to describe neck pain and headaches associated with poor neck and head postures whilst using phones and tablets. We see this very commonly these days with people, and especially kids spending a fair amount of time on phones and tablets. Most people sit…

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252018Oct

What you Need to Know about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness

What you Need to Know about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness Delayed onset of muscle soreness or more commonly known as DOMS is caused by minor muscle strains following an intense workout. The microtrauma results in some inflammation causing a dull muscle ache 24 to 48 hours after the workout. The affected muscle will also feel…

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252018Oct

Secrets to Treating Annoying Tendinopathies.

Here are the Secrets to Treating Annoying Tendinopathies. Do you want to know what the secrets are to treating those annoying tendinopathies? Read on and watch above as Shelley will show you how to treat and manage these conditions. Let’s focus on Gluteal Tendinopathies, this is one of the most common conditions we treat, you…

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182018Oct

Common Mistakes People Make with Popular Exercises

Common Mistakes People Make with Popular Exercises Often people come into us at Miami & Lakelands Physiotherapy reporting pain due to tight muscles that they have been trying to self-manage. Most people know the basics to stretch out muscles, however, perform them incorrectly due to simple biomechanics. When performing a quadriceps/hip flexor stretch patients usually…

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112018Oct

Remedial Massage Therapy – Myofascial Cupping Treatment

Myofascial Cupping Treatment: Myofascial cupping is a form of trigger point therapy and myofascial release (mobilisation of the fascia). This therapy mixes massage and stretching techniques with the use of pressurised cups. Soft tissue is suctioned inside the cups, allowing fluid movement and nutrient supply to the tissues. The movement of fluid detoxifies, stimulates, and…

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