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Ever wondered if applying hot or cold was best for sore muscles? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever worried if your back pain might be forever? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered why we say shoes are important for lower limb issues? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered when taking pain medications if there is any importance to still feeling your pain? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered why we collect soo much health history and background? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered what manipulation is and if it is enough to treat injuries? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered what tape does for your injuries and how long it should last? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered what your best immediate response should be to an injury? Is RICE still a thing? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered how soon post injury should you see a physio? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered what the difference is between strapping and bracing? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered if you should get a massage or see a physio? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered if foam rollers actually work? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered if taking anti-inflammatories will help or hinder your injury? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered the difference between seeing a physiotherapist, osteopath, or chiropractor? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Ever wondered if you'll need a joint replacement? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.

May 10
Ever wondered what the difference is between strapping and bracing? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
May 03
What can your type of pain tell us? Can it help us to identify what is causing the pain? Can it guide how we target treatment? Senior Physio Chris Smith discusses.
Apr 28
Stress incontinence is probably the most well-known of the pelvic floor disorders; it is defined by the International Continence Society as “involuntary loss of urine on effort or physical exertion, or on sneezing or coughing”. A pelvic health physiotherapist can help! Learn more with Michelle Gall.
Apr 26
Celebrities showing off their post-baby bodies may be putting unrealistic pressure on new mothers to regain their shape and fitness. Here is some realistic advice to help you safely exercise post child birth.
Apr 25
Ever wondered if you should get a massage or see a physio? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Apr 12
Ever wondered if foam rollers actually work? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Apr 09
Pilates may sound intimidating, but it's actually the most accessible way to build strength and mobility for better posture, balance and flexibility. If you’ve wanted to try Pilates but something has been holding you back, now’s your time to sign up. Pilates offers plenty of benefits, no matter your fitness background.
Apr 05
Exercise has been demonstrated to have positive impacts on multiple body systems including the cardiovascular, gastrointestinal, musculoskeletal and neurological system. Physical activity really is the equivalent of a wonder drug, and without the negative side effects of many of its pharmaceutical counterparts.
Mar 29
Ever wondered if taking anti-inflammatories will help or hinder your injury? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
After treating pregnant ladies in Physiotherapy and Pilaties for the past 10 years, I was excited to finally feel the changes in my own body when I became pregnant in August. Read my review of my experience with SRC Pregnancy Garments.
Mar 15
Ever wondered if you'll need a joint replacement? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Mar 06
So you’ve decided to try a plant-based diet, but are not sure where to start? Don’t worry, Feel Fresh Nutrition can help with that! In this post, we’ll help you out with some key tips to stay healthy as well as where to get your protein and other important nutrients that can sometimes be lacking in a vegan diet.
Mar 03
Senior Physio and Running Coach Paul White joins RNZ Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for their Monday experts segment!
Mar 01
Ever wondered the difference between seeing a physiotherapist, osteopath, or chiropractor? You're not the first to ask us, so we've tasked senior physio Sean Lester to answer in this edition of our 'Ask A Physio' micro-blog series.
Feb 22
Paul White is a Senior Physio and our Running Coach, read why he has made it his new years resolution to complete two skipping sessions a week!
Feb 16
Lemon and pepper is a classic flavour combination that works well as a seasoning on both chicken and fish. This version is taken up a notch with an array of herbs and spices, making for one seriously delicious mouthful. With the inclusion of cauliflower rice, enjoy this dish as a lower-carb dinner option.
Feb 08
Low back pain is something nobody wants to experience but unfortunately it is more common than you realise. Luckily, serious health conditions or serious disc related nerve compression comprises less than 10% of cases.
Jan 20
You're having a baby! A Women's Health physio consultation at Auckland Physiotherapy will help you understand how to keep your body to its best physical state, and what can be done to avoid or treat any pain and discomfort.
Jan 07
All too often women are suffering with issues they may find embarassing or too private to wish to discuss openly - however at Auckland Physiotherapy you will be supported by a team of friendly, professional and experienced people who can help!
Jan 06
Are you feeling tired? Difficulty concentrating? Irritable? Dizziness? Feeling cold? These are just a few of many common symptoms that are associated with iron deficiency. Understanding what iron does in our bodies, what deficiency can look like and how to prevent it can help you stay healthy.
Dec 02
Aotearoa New Zealand is stunning! Fuel your outside adventures with these power-packed, bite-sized energy balls made from healthy ingredients and infused with essential oils!
Dec 01
Nothing captures the rich flavours and aromas of summer quite like BBQ-seared meats or veggies! So, let’s get grilling with some fresh marinade recipes that will give your next backyard get together an essential oil-infused zing that you and your guests won’t forget!
Nov 24
Rain or shine, if you're coming by our clinic you're bound to see Paul White out in the carpark recording one of his clients run. You might be curious why he's collecting this visual data or what benefits it could provide to you and your running technique!
Nov 17
As we are getting our gardens back in order, be mindful of these quick tips in order to avoid any unwanted injuries.
Nov 09
Get out of your activewear and get into SRC’s medical grade compression to fast track your recovery while addressing conditions like Abdominal Muscle Separation (DRAM), Perineal Tears and stitches, C-Section wounds, Sciatica and Low Back Pain.
Oct 06
Whether you're an experienced runner, a new runner, or just getting back into it - calf strains are a commonality. They can be surprisingly innocuous, slow to resolve, and often repetitive in nature. Greg gives some simple tips to avoid this injury or recover from it.
Sep 19
Our Running Coach Paul shares an interesting podcast on orthotics and running performance.
Sep 05
Grocery store salad dressings are full of excess fat, sugar, and sodium. Use these recipes to whip up your own and feel good knowing exactly what’s in them, plus enjoy incredible essential oil flavor.
Aug 24
The spikey ball can do wonders - if you know how to use it! Predominantly it is used for self-massage and trigger point therapy of tight or sore muscles. This can help to decrease pain, improve flexibility and increase blood flow to the area.
Aug 18
It's your personal trainer's favourite, your pilates instructor's staple, and the equipment item your physiotherapist nags you to use! The versatile foam roller is a game changer to your posture, your workouts, your tight muscles, and your stiffness pains!

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