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Why does my back hurt?? 5 Sport specific risk factors associated with golf.

Did you know that one third of golfers currently have or previously experienced lower back pain while playing golf. Does this surprise you?… Maybe you subscribe to the idea that golf is a leisurely sport which is perfectly suitable for the middle aged and somewhat out of shape. Well I’m going to convince you to […] read more...

Part 1 – My ‘Pelvis is out’ Why this is a fallacy and why you may need to find a new therapist!

Have you or someone you know ever been told that your pelvis is ‘out’? It is a fairly common phrase used by many practitioners and immediately gives you (the patient) the impression that something is non-aligned and that it needs to be put back ‘in’. Comments like this breed a degree a fear and create […] read more...

Training Blog 3

CONSIDER VARIATION! The ritual continues… wake up, grab the running clothes/shoes, and out the door. Hit the same routes that I’ve been planning and know each mile like the back of my hand. Consistency is key when it comes to training and forcing myself to make a habit of physical activity around a busy work […] read more...

Week 4 and the Acute to Chronic Ratio! 

4 weeks in and I’m feeling great! The legs are gradually getting stronger and I’m able to climb hills around my community better as well as control my breathing to stay relaxed. There’s been a couple bumps in the road with a slight ache in the Achilles one morning and the occasional dull ache in […] read more...

The Top 5 ‘On the Course’ tips for lower back pain (LBP)

Have you been having some niggles on the course but haven’t got around to seeing anyone for it yet? Today I’m going to talk through 5 tips to help you get through your round with as little discomfort as possible. 1- Warm up! Perform a variety of warm up exercises including hip and trunk rotation […] read more...

The  3 BEST strengthening exercises for bombing longer drives!

Let’s be honest….who of us wouldn’t want to hit the ball farther. Whether you are a bit short of the tee and struggle to reach long par four’s in two shots OR if you are already a long hitter but would relish the opportunity to be able to go that bit further, maybe over the […] read more...