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Kinetics Rehab: The 3 most common injuries during lockdown…and how to...

As we all buckle in for a bit longer at home, the team at Kinetics have a bit of insight to share from previous...

HealthZone Physio: Should I be using ice or heat?

One question I get asked a lot in the clinic is whether ice or heat is appropriate for an acute injury. Given that they...

Returning to exercise post-lockdown

Alert Level 2 has meant a much bigger step back to life as we knew it before lockdown. Businesses are opening their doors again,...

How do I fix my tight hamstrings?

Tight hamstrings is a common problem we see, particularly amongst our male patients. There are many reasons this may occur; the hamstrings cross two...

Is diagnostic imaging the key to managing injuries?

This is a very common question we get in the clinic: "Do I need an X-ray / ultrasound / MRI?" Patients are often wanting...

Managing upper back pain

Pain in your upper back can be caused by many things. If you sustain an injury, it may result in a sprain to the...

HealthZone Physio: Managing tennis elbow

If you have developed pain on the outside of your elbow that seems to get worse with gripping activities, heavy lifting, pouring a heavy...

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: Preventing Gym Related Injuries

With a new year comes fitness-related New Year’s resolutions and a spike in gym attendance. As a proud gym bunny myself, I can tell...

HealthZone Physio: Kinesiotape

If you have been wafting around AUT Millennium (or anywhere that‘s not under a rock, really), chances are you will have seen an athlete or...

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Have you ever found yourself swimming laps, minding your business when someone gives you a bump? Chances are they – or you – weren’t...

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...

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...

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...

Five reasons to keep swimming this winter

Winter has arrived and we all know what that means; colder and wetter days. Over the warmer months swimming is a common activity for...

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