The Importance of a good posture As a result of the recent Covid-19 condition, many people are experiencing neck and shoulder pains due to an incorrect posture. They are bored because they have stopped their routine activities and as a result try to do exercises at home without paying attention to how to do it…

Physioactive visits Bites & Bikes to find out why bike fitting is important With biking becoming more popular in this pandemic even physiotherapists recommend a good bike fit to avoid injuries. During the current pandemic a lot of people have picked up cycling. This is of course a good thing, but with biking being so…

Music is almost always a part of our lives. Many of us have even started formal and informal music education at a young age. The piano and / or guitar are the musical instruments of choice that seem to be obliged to be played by the child — as if it were a household obsession…

What Is Pain? Pain, although unpleasant, is normal. And it is perfectly normal, once you have it, to want to get rid of it. Even though pain is unpleasant it is your body’s way of protecting you in times of injury or disease. Pain helps you make decisions about what you should and should not…

Most people have heard about trigger points, but nobody really knows what it means. In common language a trigger point is a “knot” in the muscle, which triggers pain locally and/or on a different area of the body. It can also limit joint movements. In recent years, scientific research has shown that the muscular system is often…

Tension of the neck and shoulder muscles is the most common cause for acute neck pain. In severe cases this tension can spread out between the shoulder blades or even trigger headache. The result is a stiff neck, which makes each head movement feel like torture. What are the common causes of acute neck problems? • Wrong sleeping position at night…