Set your sights on running the Auckland Marathon this year? If so, chances are you’ve already started your training programme. Here’s a few tips from the TCCP team to help you on your way.More
The Link Between Pain and Fatigue
Pain can come in many forms. Whether it’s achy or acute, sharp or chronic, it is almost always unpleasant! Pain is normal response to injury or illness, and in a healthy individual it will settle as the injury heals or the illness subsides.More
So You’ve Slipped a Disc?
We frequently treat patients who tell us they’ve “slipped a disc”, or had their back “go out”, but what does that really mean? To understand back pain (and these terms) better, it helps to have some knowledge of the back’s structure and how it works.More
Putting Your Best Foot Forward – Does Stride Pattern Matter?
A lot of runners come through our doors for treatment, hardly surprising when studies show between 50-80% of runners get injured every year. We often get asked about foot strike pattern. Should someone change their foot-strike to reduce the risk of injury? Will it make a difference to their speed and efficiency? Help make running easier and more enjoyable?More
Q & A Blog with Seton Scott – Director/Senior Physiotherapist at THE CORRECTIVE CLINIC PHYSIOTHERAPY (TCCP)
Seton Scott is not your average physio. With over 12 years experience in the industry, he has his own take on what physical therapy actually means and the best way to deliver it.More
Benefits of Pre- and Post-op Physio
If you’re preparing for an operation such as back, knee, or hip surgery, you may be focusing on what to except from the procedure itself. If you want to have the best chance of a quick recovery and the ability to regain movement and strength, then you should consider both pre- and post-op physiotherapy.More
How To Deal With Persistent Pain
In the physio world, we talk about different types of pain. There's acute pain and chronic or persistent pain. Persistent pain can be physically and mentally draining. Why do we get persistent pain?More
Tips For Adding Mobility Training into Your Workout
If you’re an elite athlete or pushing toward ambitious fitness goals, then you should be including mobility training as part of your regular workout regime. Stretching and mobility exercises enable you to push your body further and overcome your own limitations. Even if you’re not an athlete, you’ll gain benefits from stretching and mobility training.More
Why Sleep is so Vital for Injury Recovery
We all live with an injury at some point in our lives, and it sucks. Unfortunately, when you push your body too hard while you’re injured, you can actually prolong the injury for weeks or months longer than necessary. Even though it’s hard to do, it’s important to take a break and give your body the rest it needs to recover. But what happens if you’re struggling to sleep?More
What Is Preventative Physiotherapy?
It may seem counter-intuitive, but if you’re a fit and active person then sooner or later, you’re going to experience an injury. The more you use and push your body, the more likely you are to over-reach yourself. Don’t let your injury hold you back. Get it sorted sooner so you can be back training before you know it. Here’s what we recommend.More
Why Running 5 Times a Week Doesn’t Make You Healthy
Media and health professionals encourage everyone to get out running if possible, and it’s a good thing … except when it isn’t. There are a lot of myths around running. Let's have a look at 3 of the most common myths and the truth behind them.More
Running a Marathon? How to Ensure You’ll Make it to the Finish Line
If you’re training to run a marathon of your own, there are a few things you’re going to need to do to ensure you make it all the way to the finish line. We often see injured clients in the clinic who think they can just go from their desk job to the race track and be okay. Here are the three major areas you should focus on during your marathon training:More
Do You Have Chronic Pain?
Living with chronic pain can feel like a life sentence, and the endless struggle to simply finish everyday activities can wear you down physically and mentally. At The Corrective Clinic, we frequently treat patients who are dealing with chronic pain. Here are our tips to manage the pain and live a full and happy life.More