As winter sports begin again, the potential risk of associated injuries also increases. Sports have an increased risk of participants developing soft tissue injuries, specifically hamstring injuries. Muscular injuries constitute around 40% of sports related injuries, with the hamstrings being the most frequently affected muscle group. Especially in sports that
It was Women’s Health Week last month and so to celebrate let’s discuss the benefits of exercise for women during pregnancy. Pregnancy is an amazing time of a woman’s life, and truly shows what a woman’s body can do when bringing another life into the world. However, many women during
HLG is delighted to be adding to their services at Traralgon with the inclusion of clinical exercise classes provided by Dr Michelle Derrick.
This class is a combination of strength, mobility and mat-based pilates exercises with a variety of equipment provided. This will be the first series of classes on offer, with more in planning!
Clinical Pilates is for everyone, especially if you are suffering from acute or chronic pain, or wanting to add something different to your exercise program. dmaCP is effective in treating a range of conditions including low back pain, osteoarthritis, pelvic floor issues, ACL injuries, spinal cord injuries, and autonomic dysfunction conditions such as Chronic Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Hypermobility, Central Sensitisation and many more.
A high ankle sprain is stretching of the ligament in front of the ankle which holds our two leg bones- fibula and tibia together above our ankle joint. High ankle sprain is caused by rolling over the front of our foot (toes in the ground) this places more pressure on the front of our ankle, unlike the usual lateral ankle sprain where we roll on the outside of our ankle.
Are you in (or approaching) your later years? Are you wondering what you can do to ensure your bones stay strong through the next period of your life? As we age it is common to begin feeling the effects of years of ‘life’ on your body. Diseases like osteoarthritis (i.e. degeneration of joints) and osteoporosis (i.e. weakening of bones) are more common in the elderly population. But just because the figures show this, it doesn’t mean these diseases will affect your ability to lead a full and active life.