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Should You Keep Moving? Tips for Exercising with Knee Pain

Should You Keep Moving? Tips for Exercising with Knee Pain

Exercise is a cornerstone of a healthy lifestyle, offering numerous benefits such as improved cardiovascular health, enhanced mood, and better overall physical fitness. However, for those suffering from knee pain, the idea of staying active can be daunting. Knee pain is a common issue that affects people of all ages and activity levels, leading many to question: should you exercise with knee pain?

What is Sciatica?

What is Sciatica?

Em Batger

Have you ever experienced an episode of Sciatica? Did you know that Sciatica itself isn't actually the diagnosis but more of a general term to describe pain felt along the course of the Sciatic Nerve itself? What then is the cause of this set of symptoms that can be so varied from person to person? 

Back Pain - Some Common Misconceptions

Back Pain - Some Common Misconceptions

Em Batger

Did you know that back pain is incredibly common? According to physio professional and HIF blogger, Em Batger, "It’s estimated that 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their life. As a physio I see clients with back pain almost every day with varying presentations from those with a dull background ache to those with sharp, intense, debilitating pain." We chatted to Em to get her advice on everything you need to know about back pain. Including the serious red flags to look out for, the common misconceptions, what can help to prevent back pain and what can help ease the pain and aid recovery.

A Beginners Guide to Trigger Ball Release

A Beginners Guide to Trigger Ball Release

Em Batger

Muscle pain can be annoying. Whether your pain is from muscle soreness or an injury, stiff muscles can slow you down and affect your exercise routine. But, did you know there is a simple way to release tension and loosen up your muscles? HIF Physiotherapist guru Em Batger, from Active RX Physio shares her top tips for beginners to incorporate trigger ball release into their recovery or a post workout routine.

Top Tips for Bad Posture – What Can We Do?

Top Tips for Bad Posture – What Can We Do?

Em Batger
Are you slouching right now as you're reading this? If you've answered yes, don't worry, it's something we all do. However, poor posture can wreak havoc on your overall health, whether you're deskbound, carrying the children or hitting the gym, your posture is so important. According to physiotherapist expert, Em Batger, "Posture is a daily practice. The few minor changes you can make may add up to be the major change your body needs to prevent posture related pain and dysfunction." With this in mind, Em provides some quick guidelines we can implement for good postural hygiene. 
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