Monthly Archives: December 2010

A Christmas Thought

According to the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, while both male and female reindeer grow antlers in the summer each year, male reindeer drop their antlers at the beginning of winter, usually late November to mid-December. Female reindeer retain … Continue reading

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5 stretches to do before and after running.

Regardless of whether you have just started running, have just started back at running or run regularly, stretching is very important in injury prevention. If you have recently had an injury, it is advised that you visit a health professional … Continue reading

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Core strength and strength training… Two principles that should not be separated.

A common misconception is that core training is a part of your exercise regime that can be tacked onto the end of your session and be treated as a separate entity to your workout. It is very important to increase … Continue reading

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S.I.C.K Scapula – Do you have one?

Shoulders are like cranes…They can only lift an object efficiently if the base of the crane is well grounded. The ‘base’ of the shoulder is the shoulder blade which sits on the ribcage (an articulation also known as the scapulothoracic … Continue reading

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How does physiotherapy help with the ‘health’ of your company?

Maintaining and supporting a healthy employee population is vital for the growth and development of all companies. Corporate workers have got a considerable job ahead of them to stay pain free and function at their best. With longer hours becoming … Continue reading

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