Have you ever wondered how much time you spend sitting at your desk at work?
Concussion is serious injury and is called a mild traumatic brain injury (mtbi) and can lead to death if not managed correctly.
Have you ever wondered what happens in your body after you have sprained your ankle or torn your hamstring?
As is the case in every sport, training methods for cycling have evolved much over the years with training on feeling and perceived effort being the norm for many years.
So you’ve entered 70.3, Comrades, Ironman, Epic or one of the many other awesome endurance or multi day events on offer and now what? In the weeks and months leading up to an event we all want to get fitter and stronger whilst remaining injury free. This can be the tricky part when we are pushing […]
Technically…and skeletally, anyone under the age of 25 is a young athlete, and our experience with young patients is often that children who are participating in sports need to be monitored to prevent injury.
There are two common complaints from adolescents namely anterior knee pain and shin splints. This article focuses on the causes, treatment and prevention.
There is a lot in the media on the impact of low carbohydrate (carb) diets on weight loss and health outcomes.
Where do our successful athletes come from? How do we ensure that we groom our young athletes to be successful both during their schooling years and thereafter?
The iliotibial band (ITB) is a long band of connective tissue than runs down the outer aspect of the thigh and runs over the knee, where it overlies a bony prominence, the femoral epicondyle and then attaches to the lower leg bone (tibia).
We all tend to make New Year’s resolutions. Mine was too try stay away from the carbs, exercise more, lose some weight and try having a more balanced life-style. As is always the case we start with good intentions.
When you are breathing correctly your lower ribs should expand and on inhalation your tummy should move outwards, this is a sign that you are using your diaphragm.