We have put together some self-help exercises videos for you to try at home!
Disclaimer:- If the exercises aggravate symptoms, please stop immediately and seek further medical advice from a registered health care professional.
There are lots of reasons why people experience lower back pain - here is our Physiotherapist's Assistant Ali telling us why it happens!
Ali is sharing some exercises here with us to help with lower back pain.
Here are some more exercises to help with lower back pain, with our Physiotherapists Assistant, Ali.
Ali is sharing some simple exercise techniques for you to try at home to relieve some tension in your neck - particularly useful for anyone working at a desk all day and struggling with their posture!
Ali is sharing some more simple exercise techniques for you to try at home to relieve some tension in your neck - particularly useful for anyone working at a desk all day and struggling with their posture!
Ali is demonstrating some simple hip strengthening exercises for us here.
You can do these exercises in sets
(3 sets of 10 per exercise,
and you can do them 3 times a week)
A resistance band is useful for this one!
This week, Ali is focusing on knee
exercises. Have a resistance band handy for these!
Do you have tight calf muscles? Here are
some techniques to try and help relax those calves!
1) Gastroc/Soleus Stretch
2) Use a foam roller to relieve your calf
3) Give it a massage!
Ali is sharing some video's with us here to help strengthen ankles/calves & improve balance. These exercises can be done in 3 sets of 10, 3 times a week.
1) Alternate standing on your heels & toes
2) Strengthen your ankle & calf muscles
3) Balance training
Taping is a procedure that uses athletic tape (pressure-sensitive tape similar to surgical tape or elastic therapeutic tape), attached to the skin, to physically hold muscles or bones at a certain position. This reduces pain and aids recovery. Taping is usually used to help recover from overuse and other injuries.