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Tarsal Coalition...
When the bones of the foot fuse together, this is known as tarsal...
When the bones of the foot fuse together, this is known as tarsal coalition. It is an abnormal bony fusion or connection between the bones. This can be from the fusion of bone, cartilage, and/or fibrous tissue and results in limited range of motion at the...
27/09/2019
Should I change the way I move my back?...
Lower back pain (LBP) is one of the biggest burdens on people...
Lower back pain (LBP) is one of the biggest burdens on people worldwide! It’s a common myth that once a dodgy back, always a dodgy back – but our backs are meant to move! Learning the correct ways to stand, move and lift will ensure...
24/09/2019
Stronger on the inside, Stronger on the outside...
Strengthening your core is essential to living an enjoyable, functional and healthy...
Strengthening your core is essential to living an enjoyable, functional and healthy life without the presence of back pain. Not only can core training help prevent back pain all together, but also help manage symptoms and get patients back to doing the things they love!...
24/09/2019
Pregnancy and Lower Back Pain…...
Let’s talk about back pain during pregnancy! Lumbopelvic or lower back pain...
Let’s talk about back pain during pregnancy! Lumbopelvic or lower back pain is experienced by over 50% of women during pregnancy. As your baby grows, pressure on the lower spine and pelvic regions increases, becoming more apparent as you reach the second and third trimesters. What...
24/09/2019
The importance of strong feet...
There are multiple intricate bones and joints in the foot and just as...
There are multiple intricate bones and joints in the foot and just as many muscles to support them. These muscles are important in both balance and ‘posture’ of the lower body. Just like poor posture in the back, poor ‘posture’ in the foot can lead to pain and...
26/08/2019
The consequences of brushing off a minor injury...
From dancing/ jumping to walking from stage to stage to see different...
From dancing/ jumping to walking from stage to stage to see different acts at a music festival, you may sustain a minor injury that only causes some pain that you feel either in the moment or the next morning.Whether it be a rolled ankle or...
26/08/2019
Strengthening the Kinetic Chain for Injury Prevention...
It may come as a surprise to some when your physiotherapist prescribes exercises...
It may come as a surprise to some when your physiotherapist prescribes exercises for a different muscle than the one you are rehabilitating. The question is – why?The kinetic chain describes a way in which your body’s joints, muscles and nerves influence one another throughout motion. When...
23/08/2019
Are you suffering an injury from your footwear?...
Festival season is right around the corner! Here at Pivotal Motion, we...
Festival season is right around the corner! Here at Pivotal Motion, we thought it would be a good idea to list and describe three or more common injuries seen when wearing inappropriate footwear.Plantar FasciitisPlantar fasciitis is an inflammatory condition which affects the heel of your...
23/08/2019
How to best train for sports with obvious arm or...
There are a multitude of sports that have an obvious arm or leg...
There are a multitude of sports that have an obvious arm or leg dominance, and as such, maximising the ability of this dominant limb translates to excelling in this sport. It is important to remember that asymmetries are common in unilateral sports, and training for symmetry can often be...
26/07/2019