We asked Dr Chris Eldridge (Dr CE), at IMC Jelita and Denis Mecklenburg (DM), certified Golf Physiotherapist at PhysioActive about the most common injuries found through playing golf. You may think it’s a sedate sport but the strain on the shoulders, back, hips, knee and wrists can be very impactful. Over 30% of golfers eventually get a golfing injury. Golf is notoriously…

Low back pain is a common ailment that about 80% of adults experience at some point in their lives. This pain may happen again over time if not rectified and may also progress to chronic low back pain, which lasts for more than 3 months. Today, we are busting myths and reinforcing what the latest evidence says…

These muscles are a bit like car tyres. We know over time they wear out but we don’t really want to know… and like tyres they CANNOT be ignored! Are you at risk? How do you fix it? Leakage can be avoided… here’s how! Video Credit: On the Couch with Nici

Football (or ‘soccer’) is the world’s most popular sport. There are over 240 million registered players worldwide, and many more recreational football players. Most football injuries affect the lower limb, involving the thigh, groin, knee or ankle; having more knowledge of common football injuries is a great way to help you to prevent getting injured. Here…

The neck and jaw are so closely related both anatomically and functionally. It is no wonder why many patients have never thought that their neck pain is actually caused by the jaw. In most cases, these jaw pains and discomforts are temporary and can be relieved with non-surgical treatments such as Physiotherapy. The Most Common Jaw…

If you have not heard of Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) massage, you are not alone. It is a treatment that many have yet to experience, but could work wonders for tired, congested or bloated bodies! Manual Lymphatic Drainage Manual Lymphatic Drainage (MLD) was developed in the 1930s by Emil and Estrid Vodder and is widely…

Diana Mecklenburg attended a specialised training in Australia last November where she reviewed the functional anatomy of the temporomandibular joint (TMJ) and discussed muscle, joint, neural and exercise techniques to assess and treat TMJ disorders. The workshop also covered craniosacral therapy techniques, and how these techniques can be used to treat TMJ disorders, headaches, whiplash…

Too many women suffer needlessly in silence from women’s health conditions. Studies show that they tend to avoid bringing the subject up with their doctors. In actual fact, there are many highly effective treatments for managing women-specific conditions such as DRAM, incontinence, pelvic girdle pain and pre & post-natal issues. The solutions are often simple,…

Many women are following the recommended guidelines to be active with adults targeting to achieve at least 150 minutes of moderate-intensity aerobic exercise a week. However, along with exercise, women should also consider adding some preventive measures to reduce their risk of getting injured. Researchers have found out that Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries occur…

Denis Mecklenburg successfully completed a high-level shoulder orthopaedic course in Australia last month – the Lyn Watson Level 2 Shoulder Course. Over the past 10 years, approximately 4,000 Physiotherapists in 8 countries have completed this course conducted by shoulder physiotherapy clinician, researcher and course presenter – Lyn Watson. “Learning from Lyn, a renowned shoulder physiotherapy…