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The evolution of injury

From our very first breath, we are designed to move. On a quest to satisfy fundamental needs, we learn to roll, crawl, stand and, eventually,...

The pursuit of prevention

The anterior cruciate ligament tracks deep within our knee joint. It attaches to a notch on the bottom of the femur and runs to...

HealthZone Physio: Rest

Resting is not something Kiwis tend to be very good at. It is considered a waste of time, dramatic, soft – even though we...

HealthZone Physio: Swimmer’s Shoulder

Swimming is a demanding sport, with early mornings, long training hours and a highly competitive nature. Many injuries can be sustained, but by far...

HeathZone Physio: Is My Injury Covered By ACC?

The Accident Compensation Corporation (ACC) is an organisation very unique to New Zealand. While similar schemes can be found in a few Scandinavian countries,...

Five things you should know about knee osteoarthritis

Knee osteoarthritis (OA) is a common cause of pain and disability in older adults in New Zealand. Thanks to sport, trauma, and surgery in...

HealthZone Medical: Sideline Concussion Cares

Sideline concussion cares We tend to see more concussive injuries in winter sports. Coaches, trainers, family and friends can have an important role to play...

HealthZone Physio: Ankle Sprains

Pre-season for winter sports will be starting shortly and with it, the good old ankle sprain will start filling up A&Es and physio waiting...

Health Zone Physio: What is the most common injury we see?

A common question we get as Physios is: what is the most common injury we see? I can’t speak for all clinics, but at Healthzone...

Knee injuries – The statistics and 3 tips to avoid becoming...

The most common body parts to injure in sports are the ankle, knee, thigh/hip, lower back and shoulder. Knees however differ in a big...

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What does the word ‘competition’ bring to mind? Is all competition a good thing? How do you distinguish between helpful competition and that which...

50 Questions Every Youth Athlete Should Ask Themselves

Asking good questions is an excellent way to assess your performance and become more in tune with what to focus on to get better. At...

Mel’s ready to fly!

There's conflicting emotions in the Gym team this month with the news that Mel Kerr is moving on from her role as a Gym...

The Menstrual Cycle and How It Affects the Female Athlete

It’s well-known that sex differences between men and woman exist. Differences that affect your physiology. But what’s not so well known is how these differences...

Lessons from A Silver Fern

Guest Contribution: Anna Harrison - New Zealand Netballer. Another big year of Northern Mystics and New Zealand Silver Fern Netball commitments has come to an...

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