• Injury Management: Ditch R.I.C.E for PEACE & LOVE

    Knowing how to best manage strains, sprains, bumps and bruises is crucial but possibly even more important right now with our current world of regular lockdowns and restricted travel. Strains, sprains and other acute [...]

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    Concussion

    With winter upon us, sport such as rugby, soccer and snowsports are a big part of life here in Mid Canterbury.  But these sports are not without risk.  According to ACC Sport Smart approximately 35 000 Kiwi’s [...]

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    Golden Rules for Runners | Reduce Your Risk of Running Injury

    Running is one of the most popular sports in the world yet 79% of runners get a injury every year - with many of these being avoidable. We have 4 golden rules for you to help reduce your risk of getting a running [...]

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    It’s just a niggle…

    It’s just a niggle, right? Just run it off and harden up… right? So often we see patients with calf or hamstrings strains, or even neck pain saying that they felt a bit of a niggle or “tightness” days or weeks [...]

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    Inflammation is the GOOD guy! Stop messing with it

    Before I start, I want to make it clear that I’m not a pharmacist or a GP and I’m not making recommendations but making sure YOU are fully informed of how non-steroid anti-inflammatories (NSAIDS) can reduce healing [...]

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