Here’s what Sitting for to long is doing to you!

James here from Switch Physio Penshurst, More and more people are visiting me with back pain and are asking the same question! “How did I hurt my back, I woke up with this pain?” After some digging I find that the same pattern is happening, they have a desk job that is very demanding. Australian’s spend most of their adult life …

Do you have tech neck?

James here from Switch Physiotherapy. I’ve got a really important question for you – how much time do you spend texting, emailing from your phone or smart device, flicking through social media, or just generally looking down at your smart devices? If your answer was a lot, or more than you should and you are suffering from acute neck pain …

What’s giving you the pain in the neck?

Roadworks during peak hour. Screaming kids on flights (someone else’s, or worse, your own). Hairdressers who don’t listen. The neighbors’ house alarm that goes off when they are on holiday. All of the above are certified pains in the neck, and unfortunately, little research has been done into how best to prevent their occurrence. Even worse than these figurative dilemmas …

How to prevent injury this winter if you’re an athlete!

It’s winter time and it’s time to go sports and fitness crazy! We are a sport mad nation, we love training, participating and giving our best to our individual and team sports, but with an increase in the volume and intensity of the sport we play in summer comes more inevitable injuries… So prevention of injury is front of mind …