Tradies enjoy breakfast & injury preventing stretches

As part of the Australian Physiotherapy Association's Tradies National Health Month, Good Country Physio hosted a free breakfast and a stretching session for local tradies on Thursday 10th August 2017. Our physio, Rowee Clark, led the session, with close to 40 participants enjoying the opportunity to learn some basic stretching, in an effort to help curb the high rate of injuries sustained by tradespeople. Breakfast was generously donated by Blue Lake Milling, Bordertown Fruit Market, The Black Pear Coffee Van and the Tatiara District Council.

Why do my wrists hurt during Pilates?

A common complaint during Pilates classes is pain in the wrists when in a four point kneeling position to do exercises such as the cat stretch, superman and the plank. Although they are great exercises to build functional strength and stability, these positions all require loading through the wrists. The wrist is quite a complex joint and to support your weight there needs to be full extension in the wrist and some rotation through the forearm. Full wrist extension is not a functional position, so we do not spend much time in this position during our normal daily activities. This means that the forearm muscles can get tight reducing the range of movement in the wrist. It also means we tend t

Tradies enjoy breakfast and stretches

This morning, as part of the Australian Physiotherapy Association's Tradies National Health Month, Good Country Physio hosted a free breakfast and a stretching session for local tradies. Our physio, Rowee Clark, led the session, with close to 40 participants enjoying the opportunity to learn some basic stretching, in an effort to help curb the high rate of injuries sustained by tradespeople. Breakfast was generously donated by Blue Lake Milling, Bordertown Fruit Market, The Black Pear Coffee Van and the Tatiara District Council.

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