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New Years Resolutions

By Ele | 14 January 2021

With the arrival of a New Year you may be one of the many people who find themselves making resolutions. Typically, people will make resolutions to stop smoking, lose weight, eat better, or exercise more. If you have made a resolution that involves increasing your exercise, there are a few things you might want to…

Dry Needling

Acupuncture vs Dry Needling. What is the difference?

By Ele | 21 December 2020

What is the difference between acupuncture and dry needling? Physiotherapists can offer acupuncture and/or dry needling depending on which they are trained in. The key difference between these two methods of treatment is that Acupuncture uses Chinese medicine methods, working on improving the flow of energy within the body. Because of its aim to effect…

Shoulder Pain & How it is Influenced by Posture

By Ele | 25 November 2020

Shoulder pain is a common issue amongst New Zealanders. Whilst the shoulder is an inherently unstable joint, due to its mobility and lack of bony stability, there are additional factors that can contribute to shoulder pain. One that is commonly overlooked is the effect of posture. With simple changes to the position of the mid…