Sports and Spinal Physio LTD
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Why Do I Keep Getting Injured?

Posted by on Jan 26, 2021 in Injury, Pain | 0 comments

Ever wondered why you keep getting injured? More often than not, pain and injury comes out of nowhere and as much as you scratch you head looking for reasons you just cant find one.. We call these insidious onset injuries or spontaneous injuries, as a opposed to traumatic (which may instead result from a fall or motor vehicle accident). To understand why and how these insidious injuries occur we must take a look at a concept known as load tolerance. The phrase “load tolerance” is something that you will hear frequently used in our physiotherapy clinic. But what does it really mean? Load tolerance is determined by two factors , the “load” and the “tissue capacity”. The load (or Loading) refers to the demand placed on the body, it is the intensity of the task that we are doing,...

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The 3 Biggest Causes of Pain

Posted by on Jan 21, 2020 in Pain | 0 comments

Back in December 2019 Scott Cook and I decided to record a video on the subject of pain and sensitivity for our patients to view,  what was originally meant to be a 10 minute talk ended up being a 30 minute discussion that was divided into three shorter 10 minute videos. We tried to get inside the patients head and talk in a way that hopefully non-medical people will understand. When someone is in pain there are lots of unseen or an acknowledged reasons for the pain to present itself in the way it does and in many cases to persist for the length of time. In our short physiotherapy sessions it is often difficult to get these points across, so recording them on video allows us to share them with our patients and for the patients to view...

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