January 7, 2019

Firstly, I must say congratulations!

You are far more likely to be successful in achieving your goal by just setting a goal believe it or not. If you haven’t and you want to, there are many Goal Setting approaches out there on the web.  The "SMART" goal Setting approach...

October 18, 2018


Strength training is one of the core parts of overall fitness training. Pretty much every activity we do has an element of strength or strength endurance. But with all exercises, technique or “form” takes precedence over performance (eg amount of weight or numb...

September 16, 2018

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is probably the most well know of the nerve compression problems. Pretty awful and quite debilitating pain in the wrist(s) where grasping and even sleeping can be a grind.

So what about nerve compressions, pain or restrictions in the elbow?  Well...

August 22, 2018

In my last blog I mentioned a few muscles which can contribute to knee pain.  But how are they treated, and how do work out what the pain is in your knee?

The Road Map – Assessment

“I had six honest serving men. They taught me all I knew. Their names were: Where, What, W...

August 10, 2018

Often we think about knee pain as a knee cap pain or knee joint pain.  In other words, something to do with bone or meniscus rubbing together, or not being in properly aligned.

So are there any muscles that can contribute to, or feel like knee pain?

There are a number of...

July 4, 2018

I love treating shoulders: they are the ultimate muscular balancing act!

4 rotator cuff muscles linking the scapula and the arm, with supporting roles from your lats and one of your pectoralis muscles.  Then throw in muscles which affect the scapular positioning and mov...

April 19, 2018

Lifestyle Month

Its lifestyle month here at Body and Spine Solutions and our Indian Summer continues! I don’t know about you but I have been making the most of the weather and getting active outside.  The mornings have been nearly perfect for morning exercise with temp...

March 27, 2018

If you feel tight in the hips and even in your hamstrings  - you sometimes need to be paying more attention to the Adductor group of muscles.

One of the big adductor muscles - Adductor Magnus (I think it sounds like a comic book superhero name) - actually can act like a...

November 1, 2017

You may or may not have heard of the term “Motor Control”.  Usually if you have seen a health professional, you may have heard that you may exhibit good, adequate or poor motor control when performing a task.  But what does that mean???

Motor Control is defined as...

October 9, 2017

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Frozen shoulder is a debilitating condition that affects a small population each year.   It has also been known as “adhesive capsulitis” however only 5% of clients have adhesions.  It is characterised by

  • extreme shoulder pain mostly...

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