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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....

Shockwave Therapy – the answer to those tricky injuries

Recently the team at Healthzone Physiotherapy have acquired a new adjunct to treating those complicated, longstanding conditions that we all hate. Shockwave therapy was...

Sleep: The Crucial Ingredient

As a physiotherapist our patients often ask us how they could have avoided the injury that has landed them in our office. Injury prevention is a...

Why the shoulder is so vulnerable to injury and how to...

It’s been bugging you for a while now. There’s a dull ache in your shoulder and the more you play the sorer it gets. Resting up...

Girls are far more at risk of injury than boys. Here’s...

Did you know: Girls Are 6 Times More Likely to Get Injured Than Boys? Participation in youth sport has increased dramatically in recent years, with...

Youth Athlete Injuries: Diagnosis, Treatment & Prevention

The knee is the second most commonly injured joint in the body by youth athletes (just behind the ankle), but we spend more money...

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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...

Eating before swimming

When children eat before coming to swimming lessons, especially scoffing food as they run into the building, this can lead to unfortunate circumstances where...

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...

The Benefits of Training Accessories for Swimming: PT 3 Kick Board

Have you ever watched a top swimmer walk into a swimming pool with a bright coloured mesh bag in hand and wondered why they...

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