Are you doing the right thing for your calf injury?

You may have recently injured your calf playing some form of high impact sport. If you’re a regular sports player then it’s most likely you’ve experienced some form of calf or muscle injury before. For example you may have been playing a game of football when all of a sudden you feel a snap and…

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Knee Pain: Can You Touch Your Toes?

With the Auckland Marathon still very fresh in our memories I can’t help but notice how many runners with knee pain that I have seen in the clinic over the last 2 weeks had really tight hamstrings. I mean, really tight… not even close to being able to touch your toes. Hamstring tightness is one…

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Well done!

Well done to all the brave runners who pushed through the pain to reach your goal and finish the Auckland Marathon. You are amazing and should be 100% proud of your achievement. To those of you who did not manage to do it this time due to injury or other reasons: I am sure your…

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4 Great Injury Prevention Tips for Runners

Many of you enjoying running as an effective way of keeping fit and healthy. However, running exposes you to a number of potential injuries, especially those involving the lower limbs. So to help you stay moving and injury-free, here are 4 Tips from the team at BodyFit Physiotherapy Injury Tip One – Increase Slowly: Many people get excited by…

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Are Warm-Ups Worth the Effort?

Most physiotherapists, personal trainers and coaches firmly believe that a good warm-up is essential to reduce your chance of injury, and prepare your body for the activities to follow. But has this injury reduction benefit actually been proven in science? In a recent research review published in The Journal of Sports Science and Medicine, academics…

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BodyFit is welcoming a physiotherapy student on a placement from AUT

We would like to welcome Chris Marshall, a physiotherapy student from AUT at our clinic this week. He is on a placement from the School of Physiotherapy learning from and observing our physiotherapists conduct treatment sessions. Chris is only observing and is not actively involved in the treatment process. We may ask some of you…

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Is Your Bad Posture Causing Your Back Pain?

Neck and back pain is one of the most common conditions affecting us all. A huge proportion of these problems relate directly to poor sitting habits or bad posture. This is especially common among people with sedentary or desk jobs. Here is a checklist of things you need to ensure when you’re sitting at the…

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Refer A Friend Programme

From March 2013, we are rolling out a new initiative that will reward you for recommending our services to people you know. If you send a friend or family member to BodyFit, we’ll show our appreciation with a voucher for a FREE 30-minute massage! It’s our way of saying thanks to our loyal clients who…

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Introducing Personal Guarantee

Starting from February 2013 we are announcing a new initiative to give you complete peace of mind about your physiotherapy care. We pride ourselves on delivering top-level health service – always focussing on you and working hard to achieve the best result possible for you. What we are offering you is a full refund and…

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Tennis Elbow: What is it? And how to make it go away?

Most people have either heard of tennis elbow or even experienced this debilitating condition themselves. In this article I just wanted to do a quick overview of what this condition actually is, what causes it and what are the best ways to treat it. It is known under different names such as lateral epicondylitis, elbow…

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