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osteoarthritis

What is osteoarthritis of the knee?

Osteoarthritis is a form of arthritis, which is a long-term and crippling disease caused by the inflammation of joint that results in pain, sweeping, stiffness and limited movement. There are 2 common forms are; Osteoarthritis Rheumatoid Arthritis Osteoarthritis also comes in 2 forms; Primary Secondary Primary osteoarthritis is linked with […]

plantar fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis: What can I do to make it better?

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition that effects the bottom of the foot and there are some things you should do and some you shouldn’t. Around 1 in 10 people will develop plantar fasciitis at sometime in there life. It’s common in people over 40 years old but can occur […]

How to create a strong lower back that can overcome back pain

  On a regular basis I work with people who want to get a strong lower back that can cope with the demands of everyday life and overcome pain. The answer to this doesn’t always lie in the exercises or workouts you do but more in how you do the […]

charlie weingroff

Charlie Weingroff: How to use exercise to deal with low-back pain

Charlie Weingroff in a Doctor of Physical Therapy and a Strength & Conditioning Specialist. He was most recently the Director of Physical Performance and Resiliency and Lead Physical Therapist for the United States Marines Corps Special Operations Command in Camp Lejeune, NC.  He is also Director of Clinical Education for the […]

Kelly Starrett from MobilityWOD talks on how to optimise human movement

In 2005, Kelly Starrett started San Francisco Crossfit, one of the first 30 Crossfit gyms and the first such gym to incorporate an on-site physical therapy practice. After years of seeing ten of thousands of athletes – from elite athletes to weekend warriors – move in our group classes and […]

Back spasm, how to reduce them & have a stronger back Parts 1-3

A back spasm happens mostly when you lift something from the floor but it can happen by reaching, carrying, getting up or any movement. So why does a back spasm happen? In general terms they happen because your body isn’t being used correctly. You might not have been lifting correctly, […]

lordosis stretch

A good lordosis stretch to help loosen tight hip flexors

A good lordosis stretch should lengthen the hip flexors, here is a good one to use that gets more than one of the hip flexors. Lordosis in an exaggerated curve in the lumbar (lower) part of the spine. It happens because the some of the muscle of your hip become […]

lordosis stretches

Lordosis stretches: Where do I start?

Lordosis stretches help the muscles of the hip become looser. When these muscles become tight they can pull on your lower spine and exaggerate the curve of your lower back. Where do I start? With simple lordosis stretches is the easy answer. Many people try to do difficult stretches because […]

Lordosis, Back Spasm & Disc Herniation Online Training Programmes

12-week online training programmes, overcome injuries and build core stability and strength

gray cook

Gray Cook talks about movement, low back pain & fitness training

Gray Cook is a physical therapist, has spent his entire career refining and developing functional evaluation exercise techniques. He has taken the Functional Movement Screen and his advanced assessment practices and combined them with reactive-based exercises that enhance motor learning. These two components are the pillars of the Reebok Core […]

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