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    Is A Strength and Conditioning Program Right For Your Injury?

Is A Strength and Conditioning Program Right For Your Injury?

What is strength and conditioning training?

The first image that comes to mind when we think of strength training is someone with bustling biceps lifting an extremely heavy weight. This could not be further from the truth. Strength training typically […]

Patellofemoral Joint Pain – What you need to know

The first thing you should know is it isn’t just for runners.

It is a generic term used for people that have knee pain, more commonly seen in runners. Typically it is diagnosed as patellofemoral joint pain (PFJP).

The patellofemoral joint […]

Living with Chron’s Disease: Mary’s Story

Hi, I’m Mary. I would have met most of you at one point or another as you come into the Reception at the Viva Physio Clinic or attend our Studio for Pilates, as I am part of the Administration […]

Common Hiking Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Although the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping we are most definitely experiencing an Indian summer. With that in mind, there has never been a better time to take advantage of the beautiful conditions and explore […]

Pregnancy Exercise and Pilates

 Adjust your workout to suit your pregnancy

Pregnancy and the initial months following the birth is an exciting time for women. However, there are a number of changes that occur in the body that can lead to women developing lower […]

  • The Dangers of Sitting All Day - Viva Physiotherapy
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    The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Protect Your Health

The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Protect Your Health

We are at a crisis point in our society and individually. Our lifestyles have changed so much in the past 50 years that our bodies are not able to keep up with our economic evolution.

We need to think […]

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    5 Tips For Staying Healthy and Injury-Free Over The Christmas Break

5 Tips For Staying Healthy and Injury-Free Over The Christmas Break

The Christmas Period is always a busy time when many a drink is enjoyed, but more often than not, health regimes go down the gurgler.

We all have a lot of awareness around what we eat and drink at […]

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – part 3

Following our previous 2 blogs on ski tips for office workers and the top 5 snow injuries, it’s now time to talk about how to prepare your body for the slopes.

In this blog, I’m going to […]

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – Part 2

This post is a Part 2 of 2 – Following on from Ski Injury for desk workers – Part 1 | Photo by asoggetti 

Our top 5 Snow Injuries

Following Caitlin’s last blog on injury prevention in the […]

Celebrating Women Who Run

It’s a Pilates Party! 

Do you know someone who runs? Are you training for a big event or just starting our with running? Perhaps you just like sipping on champagne to support a good cause!

Either […]