Just get moving! We have all heard the saying “Sitting is the new Smoking” but what does that really mean? When we sit for too long and not move regularly, the small muscles that protect our spine and posture/balance etc start to switch off. When this occurs the big “mover” muscles on the outside have
We often have patients coming to Thrive Health Co. that present with lower back pain with associated leg referral (or sciatica) type pain into their legs. This can be a sharp burning pain, and sometimes also pins and needles down your legs or into your foot. If you are suffering symptoms similar to this, we
So what can we do to strengthen and activate our glutes? Your glutes are a very important muscle in your body, especially for walking, running, lower back and hip stability. Having glutes that activate correctly is vital in overall body well-being. Poor glute strength and activation can lead to lower back and hip pain, especially
Want to improve your netball game? The netball season is over! I hope this season was a successful one for you and you achieved your goals….and of course won the grand final! Are you wondering what to do now that it’s off season? Now is the time to reflect on your season and start thinking
Recently we’ve been asked by many patients on “what is the best age to start resistance training”? Resistance training is the ability to build muscles by using movements which challenge muscle groups to work against a force, weight or resistance.