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IS SITTING DAMAGING YOUR BACK

It seems to be a little known fact that computers have ushered in a marvelous age of efficiency and speed. Prolonged sitting at a computer screen was not the position that human beings were designed for. There are many studies that show prolonged sitting and by prolonged we mean that greater than 20 to 30 […]

STRENGTHENING YOU TO THE CORE

by Kaushal Bhuta The core stabilising muscles have been the topic of much research and debate over the last decade. In short, there are two muscular systems at work to support your back. The first of these is “phasic”, and these muscle turn on and off.  Muscles such as your biceps or the general muscles […]

Do you have Golfer’s Elbow?

by Kaushal Bhuta What it is and what you should do about it. Tennis Elbow is a commonly used term thrown around, but did you know that it does not only affect tennis players?  The condition also strikes Golfers, typists, gardeners, people who write a lot and any other activity you can think of that […]

The Necks Backs Sports Guide To: ACHILLES PAIN AND PLANTAR FASCITIS

By Kaushal Bhuta (Chiropractor) & James Teo (Podiatrist) What is it? Heel Pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Podiatrists. There are many causes of heel pain, however, it is usually the result of faulty mechanics in the way we walk. This can place too much stress on the heel bone and […]

Heel Pain

By James Teo & Kaushal Bhuta Heel Pain is one of the most common conditions treated by Podiatrists. There are many causes of heel pain, however, it is usually the result of faulty mechanics in the way we walk. This can place too much stress on the heel bone and the soft tissue attached to […]

The Role of the Podiatrist in the Treatment of Common Winter Sports Injuries

By James Teo B.Sc (Podiatry) & Kaushal Bhuta Sports are vital for overall fitness. However, problems may arise in the feet, ankles, hips, knees and spine when increased stresses from sporting activities are placed on them. Often, simple warming up properly and choosing the right footwear is adequate in preventing injury. However, there are cases […]