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BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION SPECIAL OFFER

06 December 2013

As some of you know, November was a memorable month for me as November 2013 is 20 years since I first opened the doors to Lisa Radomsky Physiotherapy. I don’t know where the time has gone. There has certainly been a lot of water under the bridge.A lot of us have grown older together; we have seen births, deaths, shared happy and sad occasions. What is most important for me is that I enjoy interacting with each and every patient. Each experience is unique and connecting with the person behi...
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HEADACHES - A PAIN IN THE NECK!

06 December 2013

There are many different types of headaches but headaches that originate from the neck region are called Cervicogenic headaches and can be treated successfully with physiotherapy.These headaches are typically one sided or unilateral, originate in the occiput and radiate up to the temple. There may be reduced range of movement in the neck. Movement of the neck or a sustained position of the neck may trigger the headache.Factors that may aggravate Cervicogenic headaches or increase their frequency...
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IS STRETCHING NECESSARY?

06 December 2013

Stretching before you exercise is not necessary, and new research suggests that it may undermine performance, not only of competitive athletes but of amateurs, whose workouts include distance running, cycling or even golfing. The Centre for Disease control and Prevention (CDC) epidemiologists reviewed 350 studies on flexibility, stretching, and injury prevention to conclude that no evidence demonstrates that stretching prevents injuries. Their study was published in the March, 2004, issue of&nbs...
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Start moving again

25 September 2013

Winter's nearly over and it’s time to come out of hibernation and start moving again. Remember these few tips when starting to exercise.   Moderation is the key. Build up slowly to avoid injury, increase your time, frequency and intensity gradually. Before you exercise, always warm up with some stretches or a short walk to get your muscles ready for a workout. Use the correct equipment; replace your running shoes every 6 months and make sure you use the correct shoes or orthotic...
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EXERCISE FOR CHILDREN

25 September 2013

Regular sport and exercise is good for children, it promotes a healthy lifestyle, provides a sense of wellbeing, builds social skills and reduces the chance of obesity. Adolescents are more likely to sustain sports injuries, mostly related to growth spurt or overuse injuries.   It is essential that sports injuries in children are dealt with promptly and that treatment takes into account the normal changes that occur in the bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments during the growth years. Durin...
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THE MYSTERIOUS GLUTEUS MEDIUS MUSCLE

25 September 2013

For those sportsmen or -women out there who keep developing leg injuries and don’t know why, here is some interesting information that will help shed some light on the problem. It seems that weakness of the Gluteus Medius (or Gluts Medius) muscle is the likely culprit in many overuse injuries and should be considered in most running injuries.   So many athletes with running overuse injuries of the lower limb present with poor Gluteus Medius function, that we have come to the...
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