Tight Hips and Shrinking Muscles: Sitting in a Heap of Trouble

We are a country of workaholic couch potatoes. No matter how good our intentions, the sad fact is that many of us work 9-to-5 office jobs, sitting in a chair (and often sitting with terrible posture), hunched over a computer for the majority of the day. In addition to those myriad problems related to this…

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Walk Your Way to Fitness

Starting an exercise program can seem like a daunting task, but it is really as simple as getting off the couch and walking out your front door. Walking is one of the easiest and most beneficial forms of exercise. It burns calories, is easy on your joints, strengthens your bones and muscles, reduces stress and…

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Sciatica: “Why Does My Back Problem Cause Such Severe Pain Down The Back Of My Leg?”

In response to a question from a client about his concern about Sciatica. “If I’ve got back pain — Why am I getting a shooting pain down the back of my leg?”. This is a very common symptom we see at PhysioFit. In fact, at least 5 people walk, (or hobble in with sever pain…

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3 ‘Quick Fixes’ You THINK Help Knee Pain – But Don’t

A patient came into the clinic last week limping with knee pain and asked: “I’ve had this knee pain for a few weeks now, I’m not sure what I’ve done to it but I’ve tried taking Tylenol and that didn’t help. I was trying to rest it so that it wouldn’t hurt, but whenever I…

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Are Any Of These 5 Habits Disrupting Your Sleep?

“Why can’t I sleep?” That’s a question I was asked the other day by a patient suffering from back pain. At first, the obvious reason why would be the back pain, right? Well, even though back pain does get in the way of having a good nights sleep – this particular patient went on to…

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Running: Quick Tips To Help Keep You Active…(Even When You Lack The Motivation!)

Here’s something for those who want to maintain keeping active this year, especially with running… Since we’re half way through January, let me talk to you about something I’ve heard a lot of people mention in the clinic – especially since starting off the year with being more active! One of the things that most…

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Explore the transformational power of Pilates

For years now, people ranging from health experts to celebrities have touted the benefits of Pilates, singing the praise of how the regimen sculpts the body without the bulk of weightlifting. But there are many advantages beyond that toned behind. Following are a few reasons you should consider trying a Pilates class. • Pilates is…

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This New Year Set Habits, Instead Of Goals

A new year can feel like a re-set button, but sometimes we end up setting goals that are either too big, not right for us, or re-setting the ones we didn’t stick to last year… Have you started to think about your New Years Resolutions for 2018? If not, that’s ok. Because I want to…

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Posture Tips: How To Ease Aches and Pains At Work

Had this question asked in my clinic this week that I wanted to share with you (It’s a common question I often get asked about posture)… ‘Kim, I’ve recently had Repetitive Strain Injury from work and although I’ve been given a wrist rest for when I’m on the computer, I still seem to suffer from…

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What Not To Wear To The Holiday Party (And Why It Causes Back Pain)

  Most people have their holiday parties booked very soon (if they haven’t already had them), and here’s something that might help you out. And if you’re anything like most women, you’ve already got your Christmas party outfit planned. Well, so did one of our clients who came to see us this week… Wendy is…

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