Sensorimotor System – What does it mean & What’s the implication for rehab? Bec van De Scheur

After hitting heavy traffic, turning what should have been a swift two hour car trip into an eventful six hour journey to Birmingham, we finally reached the Therapy Expo 2017!   Fuelled with coffee, we sat in on a number of interesting presentations. Although there was diversity amongst the guest speakers a common theme seemed … Continue reading Sensorimotor System – What does it mean & What’s the implication for rehab? Bec van De Scheur

Sticks & Stones – Bec Van de Scheur

STICKS AND STONES…   Best selling author Don Miguel Ruiz in his book The Four Agreements reveals what he believes to be the primary sources of self-limiting beliefs. The first and most important of these principles is to be impeccable with your word.   It sounds easy enough, as a professional we are under the … Continue reading Sticks & Stones – Bec Van de Scheur

Post-Pregnancy: When and How To Return To Exercise

As a physiotherapist, I regularly see patients who are unsure how and when to get back into exercise after giving birth, so I've written this article to help.  As you'll see, there are plenty of benefits of getting back into a safe workout routine.  We'll discuss what to do and how much, as well as … Continue reading Post-Pregnancy: When and How To Return To Exercise

Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Avoid HARM for acute injuries After injuring yourself it can be difficult to know what to do. Do you use, ice or heat? Rest or movement? Elevation or massage? The asnwers to these questions are found in the type of injury that you have sustained. Acute Injuries An acute injury is an injury with a … Continue reading Avoid HARM for acute injuries (TOP TIPS)

Cycling Technique and Muscles

Cycling Technique & Muscle Activation: Thanks all for taking the time to read my blog about cycling. I'm only a physiotherapist and by no means a coach or bike fitter so these are just my observations and understanding from reading around the topic. Cycling Muscle Co-ordination The diagram to the left demonstrates the muscular sequence … Continue reading Cycling Technique and Muscles

Saddle Issues for Female Cyclist by Bianca Broadbent

As I am a female bike fitter, we tend to get a lot of female cyclists come in for a bike fit, with their primary complaint being saddle comfort (with numbness and soreness being the top issues within this). It is unfortunately normal for cyclists to think that saddle discomfort is something that needs to be tolerated, but this is … Continue reading Saddle Issues for Female Cyclist by Bianca Broadbent

Commonwealth Day #9 – Reflection 4

  The 2014 commonwealth games is coming to a close within the next few days. The Glasgow platform has provided some amazing sporting outcomes and a great experience for athletes, team officials, and Clydesiders alike. As part of the medical services, working in the polyclinic has given me a taste of the multi-sport elite level competition, … Continue reading Commonwealth Day #9 – Reflection 4

Exercise Calculator & Exercise Types

Courtesy of 24 hour fitness check out this amazing 'Exercise Calculator'. By answering these simple questions you can choose the best type of exercise for your needs...simple! Good exercise hunting everyone, and take care. Thanks for viewing. Tom

Outdoor Training Time

In this series of blogs we are going to take a look into the world of training outdoors with Chris Watson, an expert in outdoor personal training and conditioning. Enjoy this weeks blog: Now that summer is finally upon us and the weather seems to be picking up (hopefully) it's time to leave the treadmill … Continue reading Outdoor Training Time

Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???

Neuromuscular Control - What Does it mean? Neuromuscular control is certainly a complex procedure undertaken by the body but this has been made easier to understand by Vern Gambetta, a top performance coach from the U.S. Great reading and this will certainly improve that understanding of movement. Movement is quite simple and from that wonderful … Continue reading Neuromuscular Control – What does it mean???