Peninsula Physiotherapy and Health

Strength | Mobility | Function | Performance


Sitting Up Straight || Mental, Not Physical

admin | August 31, 2016

Are you sitting up straight? Forget whether or not you can be perfect. Today’s modern environment almost makes this impossible. Years of computers, chairs, commuting, couches and any other sitting-related activities starting with the letter ‘c’ have left us stiff…..

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Knee Cap Pain || Not Just About The Knee

admin | August 29, 2016

Pain at the front of the knee is one of THE most common knee issues we see across the board. Whether you run, jump, cycle or walk that anterior knee can get sore. Most can appreciate the anatomy of the…..

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Groin Pain || Sort Those Hips Out

admin | August 25, 2016

As an industry we are great at treating the symptomatic area. If your groin’s a bit grumbly – focus on the groin. It makes sense. But we can be let down if this isn’t the true cause of the problem……

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Rib Cage Stiffness || A Handbrake On Your Breathing Efficiency And Athletic Potential

admin | August 19, 2016

Guess how many people reading this are likely to have some rib cage stiffness? Everyone. Guess how many may not be breathing as well as the could be? Everyone. And finally, guess who really doesn’t care about how stiff their…..

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Full Kneeling || Expose Your Unnecessary Leg Stiffness

admin | August 17, 2016

Can you get into the full kneeling position and sit back on your heels? Or do you feel horrible? It may feel really uncomfortable to do for most, but it shouldn’t… or at least it doesn’t have to. Sitting back…..

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Strength Training For Kids || Whats Appropriate?

admin | August 15, 2016

First and foremost, kids’ bodies are beasts when it comes to handling external load. But a statement like the above needs a whole bunch of context. Any human being can handle some form of load. It doesn’t have to be…..

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Swollen? Say Hello To Compression Flossing

admin | August 8, 2016

If you follow our posts you will know that we are recently talking all things swelling. Our most recent post discussed the need to incorporate responsible, pain-free movement into our initial rehab in order to access the body’s natural swelling-removal…..

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Swelling || Are You Dealing With It Well Enough?

admin | August 2, 2016

With any injury our tissue swells. But you knew that. But then what? How do we get past it quickly so that we can heal and get back to what we want to be doing? The answer is simple, but…..

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