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Scoliosis is a sideways curvature of the spine. The way to detect scoliosis is to look for it, as it usually does not produce symptoms. Signs of a scoliosis: Differences in left and right shoulder height Rib cage asymmetry Deeper waist on one side One hip...

Load management is a popular and sometimes contentious topic amongst health professionals, trainers and sporting institutions. Debates range from how much is too much, how do we effectively track and monitor loads and how do we best manage loads. I think the one thing that...

With the beautiful spring weather just around the corner, it is a popular time to start running or ramping up that fitness regime. Common goals to start running/exercising during the warmer seasons are for fitness, weight loss and health. Or maybe you are training for...

Hip pain is a common issue we see here in the clinic. Patients can complain of a ‘pinching’ when doing things like squats, getting in and out of the car or just simply sitting in a soft chair or crossing their legs. Now just because...

With the current COVID-19 Restrictions implemented on and around the border, it can be a very trying time for the majority of us. Where we were promised that we could go about our daily lives as part of our border community, recent changes to the...

Have you ever woken up with an inexplicably stiff and painful neck that will only turn to one side? You might have been suffering from acute wry neck, a painful condition following a typical pattern of symptoms. In the clinic, wry neck is classified as...

Generalised joint hypermobility (GJH) sometimes referred to as hypermobility syndrome refers to increased or excessive joint movement and is typically seen in multiple joints. The Beighton scale is a scoring system developed to identify those with GJH (see attached). An individual is hypermobile if they...

Running shoes are a vital component towards creating a comfortable and safe running experience. The variety in shoes span far and wide with every manufacturer creating their own designs, styles, and fit. Despite ongoing advances in shoes, none of them last forever. Knowing when to...