Exercise & the Dreaded Winter Season

So many people find that they stop or reduce their exercise during the winter months.  Our days are shorter, it is colder, often windier and we can find ourselves not feeling as well.  Don't let this winter catch you out.  Remember that our needs for exercise don't change even though the season does.  The physical activity guidelines reccomend...

Managing Back and Pelvic Pain in Pregnancy

During pregnancy many hormonal changes contribute to the range of symptoms women experience.  Although we can't change the hormones, we can implement strategies to help control the unwanted symptoms that frequently accompany pregnancy such as low back and pelvic pain.

Structures of the pelvis

Balance

Balance is the ability to maintain the body's center of mass over its base of support.  It is achieved from a combination of three important systems: vision, proprioception (tough) and the vestibular system (the inner ear complex that controls the body's perception of motion & spatial orientation).  Balance is also reliant on deep core...

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