Peninsula Physiotherapy and Health

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Post-Op Knee || Unpack The BOX SQUAT

admin | December 19, 2016

If recovering from knee surgery or your knee is generally a little grumbly – try practicing the box squat. It differs slightly from a regular squat because it allows the shin to remain more vertical for longer whilst still replicating…..

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TIGHT PANTS || Are They Making Your Back Sore?

admin | December 15, 2016

Here’s a weird one. How tight are your pants? Seriously. How tight are they? Do they comfortably stretch when you do? Or are they a more rigid material? We’ve discussed before how tight hips can force your back into positions…..

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Trouble getting to sleep? Aquaint yourself with the GUT SMASH

admin | December 12, 2016

Maybe you’ve just competed and can’t wind down. Maybe you’ve had a stressful day at work. Maybe you’ve just been on the iPad in bed and your brain thinks it’s day time again. Either way the end result is usually…..

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Recurring Ankle Sprains || Think Stiffness Not Just Weakness

admin | December 7, 2016

For suffers of repeated ankle injuries, rehab is often geared towards re-strengthening and improving balance long term. Most injured ankles do require this type of re-wiring as an injury will certainly rob you of these factors, however one of the…..

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Are You Absorbing The Water You’re Drinking?

admin | December 5, 2016

If you try to do the right thing and drink plenty of water throughout the day, it’s important to know whether your hard work is justified. Generally, the bar tends to be set somewhere around 8 glasses or 2 litres…..

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