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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...

Injuries in Young Athletes

Although they seem to be much more physically resilient than the rest of us; children and teenagers are also prone to injuries, especially if...

Have you got heel pain?

Plantar fascia pain Aka ‘Runners heel' The plantarfascia is the layer of tissue between the skin and the muscles on the sole of the feet....

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Jeremy Frisch (@JeremyFrisch) is the owner and director of Achieve Performance Training in Clinton, Massachusetts in the US. Here he works with a range...

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...

5 Reasons Why Competition is Good (and bad) for your Child

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

Halloween Week Photos

Thank you to all our wonderful Gym members for a fantastic Halloween week. We loved seeing all your awesome costumes and hope you had...

An important question for every sports parent

A generation ago, parents believed that development occurred naturally. As long as the basic needs of love, play and security were met, they had...

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