We physiotherapist can’t help but face-palm our own foreheads when we see people let small easy-fix things become big expensive ugly things.
This video documentary gives a rare behind the scenes look at the process and training that goes into this elite level of acrobatic performance. Gravity & Other Myths is based in Adelaide, and Active Bodies Physiotherapist Triton is now retired but was one of the founding members (right on photo).
The young athlete’s body is unique and in many ways their physical needs may require special attention. Often we may be able to prevent or minimise the impact of injury by being more sensitive to the differences in the musculoskeletal system during their growing years.
Being injured is a special kind of sucky.
Especially when it stops you doing the things you love doing, like climbing. And climbing.
So I’ve made a few videos with some useful information about how to stay injury free and climb at your best.
Well the winter months are here and low and behold we are all getting sick! The dreaded lurgie is upon us and whether it be a cough, sniffles, the flu or just feeling downright crappy we struggle to get through the winter without our immune system caving to something!
But does being cold affect us catching a cold?
The Ilio-Tibial Band (ITB) is a long thick band of fascia that runs from the from the hip down to the outside of the patella. The ITB attaches to the gluteus maxiumus and the tensor fascia latae. The role of the ITB is force transmission through the legs into the pelvis during weight bearing.
The postnatal years can be hard, rewarding and beautiful but also hard, emotionally and physically. It is a time where your time is no longer your own and the life of someone else is more important than yours!
When growing up as a kid playing copious amounts of sport, stretching was a normal part of the training and match day formalities. It was great, it was part of the sporting routine. I remember sitting down in a circle on the damp grass, steam radiating from everyone’s bodies after the warm up shuttle runs. We were all stretching in sync, together as a team, focussing on the play ahead, it wasn’t questioned.
Active Bodies Physiotherapy and Health was established in 2006. Now co-located with our wonderful Power Living Yoga family, Active Bodies is the Adelaide city’s premier location for quality physio care in a space purpose-built for exercise, health and well-being. Read more…