Peninsula Physiotherapy and Health

Strength | Mobility | Function | Performance

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Ankle Stiffness || A simple, Yet HUGELY Effective Mobility Exercise

admin | August 27, 2015

As we mentioned earlier in the week, a restricted ankle can be the catalyst for a lot of our lower leg dysfunction. It can take many forms – from joint stiffness, calf muscle “tightness”, tissue sliding-surface dysfunction, tight structures at…..

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Myth #13 || “I carry my stress in my neck and shoulders.”

admin | August 20, 2015

It would be fair to say that most of us have felt like we’ve carried a bit of tension up and around that neck/shoulder area before. It’s almost a consequence of being a modern human. We may have been over-stressed…..

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ITB Issues || Don’t Waste Time Trying To Stretch It Away

admin | August 13, 2015

As a lot of athletes can attest, a sore ITB (Iliotibial Band) can be VERY restrictive, and a tricky beast to conquer. If you’ve experienced a sore ITB, raise your hand if you’ve tried to stretch or roll it out?…..

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How Often Are You Barefoot?

admin | August 13, 2015

It’s an important question. We aren’t just talking about the beach in Summer, or after a long, long night out on the town. We’re not even talking about that one time you made it into the mosh pit of a…..

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Gluteal Strength, Running & Justin Bieber

admin | August 5, 2015

Proper gluteal function is essential for running – as it is for ANY leg or low back-specific activity. Your ability to create a stable and strong hip joint will heavily dictate how efficiently you move. And with greater efficiency comes…..

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