Dizziness from the Neck

Dizziness from the Neck

The neck is becoming increasingly more acknowledged as a potential source of dizziness. There is emerging evidence suggesting the upper neck can drive dizziness. This has come to be known as cervicogenic dizziness.   How do you identify it? Cervicogenic dizziness...
The Core

The Core

What is “The Core”? The core has for a long time been a focus in the fitness world and has been seen as a remedy for injury. There are many different definitions out there.   In a physiotherapy context, we define the core as a group of muscles. There is the...
Physical Activity

Physical Activity

Is what you are doing enough? Declining ability to do things you used to be able to do is a common problem as we age. This is because your body has a “use it or lose it” mentality to specific parts of the body such as muscle, bone, fitness and more. Fortunately we...
Strength Training

Strength Training

‘I’ve just joined a gym and I’m ready to get strong, but I don’t know where to start!’   How do I build muscle? Muscles grow and get stronger as they react to the stresses we put on them. That means the exercise needs to heavy/difficult and it needs to make us...

Pilates: How to get started

Pilates What is Pilates? Pilates simply refers to a type of exercise. It was first designed by a man named Joseph Pilates in the early 1900s. Since then, it has emerged in many varied forms, but maintaining the same key principles: a system of exercise designed to...