Compiled by our Masters trained Physiotherapist Kirsten Rose. To book an appointment with Kirsten, or read her Meet the Team profile CLICK HERE. What is a Health Coach? “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity”. - WHO (1948) Most people want to be […]
Compiled by our Masters trained Physiotherapist Kirsten Rose. To book an appointment with Kirsten, or read her Meet the Team profile CLICK HERE. Stress - Part 2 Where are you on the stress curve? The Yerkes-Dodson concept is a model of the relationship between stress and performance. It’s a theory that has been around since the early […]
Stress Part 1 It’s Men’s Health month in September so we’re bringing you a series of blogs on Stress and how best you can mitigate the negatives (and also harness the benefits) to improve both your physical and mental health. Plus we’ll be bringing you some insights from the men in the Auckland Physiotherapy team […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Fibromyalgia is a condition characterised by widespread pain in the muscles and connective tissues for 3 months or more.
Although most of us don't like the sensation, pain plays a vital role in protecting us and is necessary for our survival.
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 […]
Senior Physio and Running Coach Paul White joins RNZ Afternoons with Jesse Mulligan for their Monday experts segment!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!