February 16, 2018

Physiotherapy for knee injuries

  “Knee injuries are relatively common and seen on a regular basis by physiotherapists. The knee consists of joints, meniscus/ cartilage, ligaments and muscles. These structures […]
June 9, 2017

Shoulder impingement

What is shoulder impingement? Shoulder impingement is a term that we use that describes the compression and irritation of one or more of the rotator cuff […]
October 17, 2016

What does core stability mean and why is it important?

“Core stability” describes the ability to control the position and movement of the central portion of the body. Core stability training targets the muscles deep within the abdomen […]
May 13, 2016

A chat with David Meyers

I chat to one of S. A’s top young up and coming golfers… David Meyers. I asked him a few questions about golf, his training and […]
April 12, 2016

Mark Kincaid’s chat with Nicolette Griffioen

I chat to the 2015 SA Ultra Trail winner, 2016 SA Long Distance Trail winner and top South African female trail runner… Nicolette Griffioen. I asked […]
August 18, 2015

Isometric vs concentric vs eccentric strength training- what is the difference?

People may have heard these three terms being used during training, but what do they actually mean, and what are the implications of these different types […]
July 6, 2015

The importance of avoiding sustained postures

I see a lot of patients who come for treatment with neck and back related pain. I feel a large component of pain in the head, […]
April 24, 2015

Headache classification

Headaches are classified into various groups, the most common being: Headaches originating from the cervical spine (cervicogenic) Headaches originating from the muscles in the neck (tension) […]
August 14, 2014

Crossfit – The importance of good trunk stability & mobility

During crossfit training, there are various functional movements which take place when doing the exercises. When performing the exercises, it is essential that correct form & […]