We’re open for Business + Online Consultations!

We’re open for Business + Online Consultations!

2020-03-24

COVID-19 + Recent changes to keep you safe at The Physio Depot!   As a community everyone is hurting right now and the best way to act help each other is to support small business, buy a take away coffee and reach out to those you know who are struggling! As a clinic we are … Read More

WHAT IS HIP IMPINGEMENT?

WHAT IS HIP IMPINGEMENT?

2020-03-12

WHAT IS HIP IMPINGEMENT?     Femoroacetabular impingement (FAI), also known as hip impingement, is a movement or structural problem of the hip which results in the catching or squashing of cartilage/tissues in the hip joint between the Sockey (acetabulum) and thigh bone (femur).   What causes impingement?   People with hip impingement often have … Read More

MYTH BUSTING SQUATS!

MYTH BUSTING SQUATS!

2020-02-13

MYTH BUSTING SQUATS! The squat is an exercise that is functional to everyday life. Naturally we should squat to pick things up from the floor, lowering onto a chair. Our modern day lives have meant that varying movement patterns have been formed during a squat which can place strain on joints and muscles. There is … Read More

How to start a training program in 2020!

How to start a training program in 2020!

2020-01-13

  Happy New Year!   With a new year on the horizon, we all have new goals and ambitions for this year! With New Years Resolutions comes new exercise goals and  training regimes to start the year right! Although this starts with your best interests, it tends to lead to an increase in injuries!   … Read More

Planning on running into the new year?  

Planning on running into the new year?  

2019-12-09

  Are you wanting to take up running in 2020?   We love seeing people out enjoying running and one of the great things is anyone at any level can run! BUT we hate seeing patients in the clinic who have started running and have ended up with an injury!   How to start your … Read More

ARE SHOULDER PAINS, STOPPING YOUR GAINS?

ARE SHOULDER PAINS, STOPPING YOUR GAINS?

2019-11-25

SHOULDER PAIN AT THE GYM?? What makes up the shoulder? The shoulder joint (Glenohumeral joint) has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. It is made up of three bones the humerus, scapular (shoulder blade) and clavicle (collar bone). These bones make up 3 main joints the gleno-humeral, sterno-clavicular and acromio-clavicular … Read More

Are your shins painful when you run or hop? It sounds like shin splints!

Are your shins painful when you run or hop? It sounds like shin splints!

2019-11-01

SHIN SPLINTS – Also known as that god-awful pain you get in you shin when you run! Shin splints is the slang term used to describe pain experienced on the inside of your shin. The technical term is medial tibial stress syndrome. Typically this injury occurs gradually with the onset of increased training volume and … Read More

HELP! Why does the side of my hip hurt??

HELP! Why does the side of my hip hurt??

2019-09-18

Are you struggling with persistent hip pain that is not getting better? Do you get hip pain lying on that side in bed? Do you suffer for a few days after a long walk or going up lots of stairs? You could have a gluteal tendinopathy! What is a gluteal tendinopathy? Gluteal tendons live on … Read More

Severs Disease – Is your child complaining about sore heels?!

Severs Disease – Is your child complaining about sore heels?!

2019-09-02

Does your child limp after sport or activity? Are they complaining of sore heels post activity and sport? Do they limp after periods of running or jumping? They may have Sever’s Disease. Don’t worry this is not as bad it sounds.  Severs disease a condition commonly affecting the feet of children 8-14 who are growing … Read More

5 Favourite Strength Exercises for Runners

5 Favourite Strength Exercises for Runners

2019-08-20

Strength Training + Running     Did you know 79% of runners each year have at least one injury? Runners often ONLY want to run & not do the 1%’s that keep them injury free! Being injury free = More running 🙂 Strength training is routinely prescribed to help treat running injuries! So why not … Read More