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CONCERNED ABOUT YOUR HIPS AND KNEES?

HOW DO I GIVE MY HIPS & KNEES THE BEST CHANCE OF SURVIVAL? Osteoarthritis is the medical name for the changes which happen in a joint with age. In most people, this process plays out as a natural part of aging, and is really nothing to worry about (no more so than grey hair and […]

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Why am I in pain
WHY AM I STILL IN PAIN? WITH CHRIS SMITH

As humans it makes sense to have a pain system as an alarm to warn us when we have injured our body. The pain signals us to change our behaviour and rest in order to allow our injuries to heal.

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Headaches
WHY DOES MY HEAD HURT WITH CHRIS SMITH

Headaches can be complicated! They can span from mild to debilitating and have a range of potential causes making them tricky to manage for patients and healthcare professionals

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Shoulder Pain
SHOULDER PAIN: WHEN SHOULD I BE WORRIED? WITH SEAN LESTER

Shoulder Pain: When Should I Be Worried? The shoulder is a pretty remarkable piece of kit; it’s by far the most flexible joint in our body, capable of loading up in an almost infinite combination of movements. It’s also the fastest; a good thrower can make it turn at an acceleration of 6000-7000 degrees per […]

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Sexual Pain
SEXUAL PAINS & PHYSIOTHERAPY WITH EMMA SHEEHY

Sexual Pains & Physiotherapy Sexual Pain (dyspareunia) can affect up to 75% of women at some stage in their life according to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists. At any given time, 7.5% of the female population are having painful intercourse. This may occur from an individual's first sexual experience or may develop at […]

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Fibromyalgia
FIBROMYALGIA: HOW PHYSIO CAN HELP WITH CHRIS SMITH

Fibromyalgia is a condition characterised by widespread pain in the muscles and connective tissues for 3 months or more.

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Types of Pain
TYPES OF PAIN & WHAT IT MIGHT MEAN WITH CHRIS SMITH

Although most of us don't like the sensation, pain plays a vital role in protecting us and is necessary for our survival.

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Auckland Physiotherapy incontinence with Michelle
STRESS INCONTINENCE WITH MICHELLE GALL

Stress incontinence is probably the most well-known of the pelvic floor disorders

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog Regain Fitness after child birth
REGAINING FITNESS AFTER CHILDBIRTH WITH RENEE KNOWLES

When you consider it takes up to 40 weeks or more to create a tiny human, you would think mothers would relax and give their bodies time to restore. Instead, according to a 2014 survey of 1,500 women in the United Kingdom, 40 per cent of new mums feel pressured into losing weight quickly. A […]

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Auckland Physiotherapy Blog - Exercise with Chris Smith
EXERCISE: THE FORGOTTEN MEDICINE WITH CHRIS SMITH

Physical activity really is the equivalent of a wonder drug, and without the negative side effects of many of its pharmaceutical counterparts.

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PAUL WHITE JOINS RNZ AFTERNOONS WITH JESSE MULLIGAN

Senior Physio and Running Coach Paul White joins RNZ Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for their Monday experts segment!

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Skipping Is My New Years Resolution with Paul White

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!

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Saving Yourself From Lower Back Pain With Greg Gibson

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.

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Postpartum Checks, Pelvic Exams, and Incontince with Renee Knowles

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.

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What Is Women's Health Physiotherapy with Renee Knowles

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!

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Paul White On Why He Records Runners Running

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!

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Avoiding Gardening Injuries with Mark Quinn

As we are getting our gardens back in order, be mindful of these quick tips in order to avoid any unwanted injuries.

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The Notorious Running Calf Injury With Greg Gibson

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.

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Orthotics and Running with Paul White

Our Running Coach Paul shares an interesting podcast on orthotics and running performance.

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How To Ease Pain & Tension Using A Spikey Ball with Helen Dudley

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.

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It's Time To Get A Foam Roller! with Helen Dudley

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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Remote Working Without The Hurting with Mark Quinn

Sure, working on the couch sounds like a dream. But, after a few days, you might be fighting aches. We want to help you with some basic and important tips!

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Arthritis & Management With Mark Quinn

Are you 1 of the 750,000 New Zealanders who suffer from osteoarthritis? It often presents with pain, with or without stiffness and swelling around the joint, and can result in a significant loss of function.

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Concussion Recovery with Chris Smith

35,000 head injuries happen annually in New Zealand and while most people associate concussion with sports, data from ACC show the majority happen in daily life. 70% of concussions recover in 14 days, and 95% recover within 4-6 weeks.

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New Packages: Strength & Mobility

Are you finding you can't move like you used to? Finding the exercise classes available on TV too hard? Experiencing joint, arthritic, or lower back pain? Do you want a plan specific to you? We have prepared two new packages to be delivered ONLINE to help with your mobility and movement care while at home!

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