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ALCOHOL and SPORT

ALCOHOL and SPORT

Alcohol is a regular after sports drink and or celebration. A beer after a training run, a few beers after a game win or loss, a few drinks just for “team spirit”. Alcohol regularly affects sleep, decreases recovery from injury causes dehydration, headaches and negatively affects production of hormones for muscle growth and repair. Sleep: Alcohol is shown to disrupt sleep cycles throughout the night. This has a negative effect on energy levels, athletic performance and recovery of muscle damage. Injury: When you sustain an injury, the body...

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IT’S JAW CLENCHING · IT’S JAW BITING · IT’S JAW GRINDING

IT’S JAW CLENCHING  ·   IT’S JAW BITING   ·   IT’S JAW GRINDING

  Do you suffer from: Difficulty Opening and Closing Your Mouth Pain In Healthy Teeth Sinus Pain Sore Jaw In The Morning Pressure Behind the Ears Difficulty In Hearing Teeth Grinding Locked Jaw Teeth Clenching Clicking Sounds When Opening or Closing Your Mouth Unexplained Pressure Behind Your Eyes Hearing Loss Unexplained Headaches These are all symptoms of TMJ pain. With physiotherapy, prescribed exercise and a home program we are able to relieve a lot of these symptoms. Article from https://bit.ly/2uZn4Fy Go online...

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Be careful with your internet searches

Be careful with your internet searches

The following are reasons why you need to be careful with your internet searches. It can lead to the wrong diagnosis – all headaches aren’t brain tumours. You can’t always trust the advice you find – not all websites are accurate and trustworthy. The popular websites are not always the better ones – pages appearing at the top of the Google search page is not necessarily the better websites. You rely less on your gut instincts – sometimes your medical condition is more serious and needs attention. It’s a substitute for embarrassing problems...

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Great news we have opened a third practice at the Virgin Active in the Eastgate Office Tower.

Great news we have opened a third practice  at the Virgin Active in the Eastgate Office Tower.

Great news we have opened a third practice at the Virgin Active in the Eastgate Office Tower.

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GROIN PAIN

GROIN PAIN

GROIN PAIN Do you suffer from hip or groin pain? Do you have pain when you walk or run? Is it worse at night? Do you have pain when you climb the stairs? Do you have pain when you stand up from sitting? Did the pain start spontaneously or have you sustained an injury? CAUSES Muscular sprain Hip joint problems Bursitis Referral from your lower back Go online to www.physiotherapybedfordview.co.za Click on MY APPOINTMENT on the navigation bar Choose BRADFORD ROAD or HARCUS RORD Follow the instructions IT’S THAT...

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DO YOU RUN?

DO YOU RUN?

DO YOU RUN? DO YOU HAVE PROBLEMS RUNNING?   Questions that need answers Recurrent injuries Unusual pain Loss of performance Are you running at your optimal efficiency? Do you “drag” your feet when you run? WE CAN HELP At PHYSIOTHERAPY BEDFORDVIEW WE DO: Running Assessments Correct running gait Treat imbalances and injuries Book an appointment to optimize your running performance! “ Run FAST. Run SLOW. Run FAR. Run CLOSE. JUST RUN! “ Go online to www.physiotherapybedfordview.co.za Click on MY APPOINTMENT on the navigation bar Choose...

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CHRISTMAS HOURS

CHRISTMAS HOURS

BRADFORD ROAD Open 18 December 2017 to 22 December 2017 Please phone 011 615 8601 to make an appointment. Hours are limited! Closed Christmas week only. Online bookings open from 2 January 2018. HARCUS ROAD Closed 18 December 2017 to 8 January 2018. Both Trevllyn and Jane will be working from BRADFORD ROAD Please phone 011 615 8601 or 011 021 8601 to make an appointment. Online bookings open from 2 January 2018. Give one of us a call… Sue, Trev, Jane, Nicole, Nadine, Shaun Go online to www.physiotherapybedfordview.co.za Click on MY...

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FYI

FYI

AT PHYSIOTHERAPY BEDFORDVIEW WE CAN:   Do a FULL running assessment Take your headache away Treat your jaw pain Strengthen and rehabilitate you after an arthroscopy (knees and shoulders) Correct posture and muscle imbalances Fix low back pain EVEN when you are pregnant Assess and treat ANY sport related injury and help PREVENT reoccurrences Prevent complications from whiplash injuries Assist with sinus pain and drainage Assess and treat dizziness and tinnitus   If you are wondering CAN WE??? If you have a maybe???? Give one of us a...

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Are you writing exams? Sitting too long at your desk? Are deadlines for year end a pain in the butt?

Are you writing exams? Sitting too long at your desk? Are deadlines for year end a pain in the butt?

What Is Sciatica? Sciatica refers to back pain caused by a problem with the sciatic nerve. This is a large nerve that runs from the lower back down the back of each leg. When something injures or puts pressure on the sciatic nerve, it can cause pain in the lower back that spreads to the hip, buttocks, and legs. Up to 90% of people recover from sciatica without surgery.     Symptoms of Sciatica The most common symptom of sciatica is lower back pain that extends through the hip and buttock and down one leg. The pain usually affects...

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Most office workers using a computer at a desk suffer with back and neck pain !

Most office workers using a computer at a desk suffer with back and neck pain !

4 STEPS FOR SITTING CORRECTLY AT WORK   STEP 1 : THE CHAIR Sit right back with hips as far back as possible. Feet flat on floor or footrest. Ideally hips should be slightly higher than knees. 2 finger space between back of knees and edge of chair. Back of chair should be at 100-110 degs reclined angle. Spine should be against backrest. Use small cushion if needed. Arm rests adjusted so shoulders relaxed and forearms horizontal. STEP 2 : THE KEYBOARD Should be directly in front of you. Mouse next to keyboard for easy access. STEP 3 : THE...

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