Hoys Physio Mo Team

Hoys Physio Mo Team is getting a ready for the2016 Movember to help raise money and awareness for our fathers, partners, brothers and friends that face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent. Matt and Rob Hoy have done Movember before in 2014 but due to […]

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Running 10km – Running Benefits

Running 10km – Running Benefits I started this program knowing that there were running benefits (otherwise I wouldn’t be doing it!). But I hadn’t looked closely at recent research and other potential benefits. My goal this week was to find evidence to support the widely accepted benefits and also to see if there were any […]

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Pilates

Woman doing pilates on floor mat with legs raised

Pilates Pilates is a form of exercising targeting certain muscle groups to improve overall strength, endurance, posture and flexibility. It aims to improve the body’s ability to activate the correct muscles at the appropriate time, focusing on those muscles that support the spine, known as the ‘core.’ Pilates combines the principles of muscle control and […]

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Hydrotherapy

What is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is the use of exercises in the water to help with the rehabilitation of a condition. As the weather warms up more people are starting to get back into the water to get their regular exercise. Some are braving the ocean and outdoor pools while some have kept up their pool-based […]

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Running 10km – Running Injuries

Running 10km – Running Injuries Running injuries, such as shin splints, ITB friction syndrome, and patellofemoral pain syndrome can occur at any stage of a person’s running journey. Early identification of the cause and early treatment are essential to stay on track. Physiotherapists have the skills and equipment to assess both your running style and […]

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Running 10km – Going Further

Harry Groom

Running 10km – Going Further A mistake I often see in clients is that they over-reach themselves by running further than their body can tolerate. This can be particularly frustrating for those who have spent a number of weeks being consistent with their rehab only to pull up sore after their first run, swim, cycle […]

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Running 10km – and doing it right.

Running 10km How does someone go from the occasional run (to catch their naughty dog) to running 10km? My perspective of running has been one of distant admiration. Great for health, great for fitness, great for patients, but not for me. Sure I had run in the past but more as an aspect of training for sport […]

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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis What Causes Achilles Tendonitis? Tendons are the tough fibres that connect muscle to bone. Most tendon injuries occur near joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. A tendon injury may seem to happen suddenly, but usually it is the result of many tiny tears to the tendon that have happened over […]

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Rotator Cuff Injury

A Rotator Cuff Injury affects the muscles and tendons that surround the shoulder joint. The Rotator Cuff Muscles function to keep the head of your upper arm bone firmly within the shallow socket of the shoulder. The muscles are named, Supraspinatus, Infraspinatus, Subscapularis, and Teres minor. The rotator cuff muscles interlock to work as a […]

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Osgood Schlatter Disease

Close up of knee being bandaged

Osgood Schlatter Disease What is Osgood Slatter Disease?:- Osgood Schlatter Disease is painful condition that occurs where the patella ligament attaches to the tibial tuberosity, just below the kneecap. It occurs from a repetitive, forceful quadriceps contraction that leads to irritation of the growth plate which results in pain, tenderness, swelling and sometimes a bony […]

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