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Is Stretching Important

January 28, 2019
General Wellness, Training
Stretching - Action Sports Clinic

Do You Really Need A Stretching Routine? Stretching has long played an important role in the world of sport and fitness, with many athletes stretching religiously before and after exercise in hopes of preventing injuries. Lately, this practice has been called into question with many people wondering if stretching really makes a difference to athletic…

Mango, Mint & Coconut Smoothie

January 20, 2019
Recipes
Mango, Mint & Coconut Smoothie - Action Sports Clinic

Ingredients: 2 Fresh Mangoes 3-4 Fresh Mint Leaves ½ Cup of Blueberries ¼ Shredded Coconut ½ Cup Natural Yoghurt 2 Tsp. Honey ½ Cup Milk or Ice   1. Remove the skin and seed of the mangoes and place in a blender. Add mint, blueberries, honey, coconut and yoghurt and blend all ingredients together for…

Four Tips For Avoiding Injuries While Exercising

January 5, 2019
General Wellness, Training
How To Avoid Injury While Exercising

How To Avoid Injury While Exercising Being active is one the most important aspects of a healthy lifestyle and there are many different ways to get your heart rate up. No matter what your choice of activity is, there is always some risk of injury. In this article, we have listed some tips from physiotherapists…

Three Common Myths About Back Pain

December 18, 2018
General Wellness, Physiotherapist
Back Pain Myths - Action Sports Clinic

Back Pain Treatment with Action Sports Clinic Low back pain is one of the most common conditions treated by physiotherapists and if you are unlucky enough to have been a sufferer, you know that severe back pain can take over your life. With improved understanding, health professionals have come to identify some common myths about…

Patella Tendinopathy

November 16, 2018
Physiotherapy, Sports Medicine, Training
Patella Tendinopathy - Action Sports Clinic

What is Patella Tendinopathy Patella tendinopathy, also known as jumper’s knee, is an overuse disorder characterised by pain at the base of the patella (kneecap) with activities such as squatting, sitting or going up and down stairs. The condition is known as jumpers’ knee because it commonly affects athletes involved in sports that require jumping…

Marinated Basil and Tomato Salad

October 19, 2018
Recipes

Ingredients: 3 Fresh Roma Tomatoes 1 small handful of Fresh Basil Leaves, chopped ½ Spanish Red Onion 2 Tbsp. Balsamic Vinegar 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil 1 Tsp. Sugar Salt & Pepper 1. Finely slice Roma Tomatoes and place on a flat plate. Mix together diced basil leaves, balsamic vinegar, Olive Oil, sugar and pour over…

Bicep Tendinopathy – A Sports Practitioner’s Perspective

October 9, 2018
Sports Medicine
Action Sports - Bicep Tendinopathy

What is Bicep Tendinopathy? The biceps brachii muscle, commonly known as the biceps, sits between the shoulder and elbow. It has two parts: the long head and short heads. These come together to form the main muscle bulk, which is the “Popeye” part of your upper arm. The biceps brachii muscle runs from the top…

Low Back Pain Treatment – Action Sports Clinic

October 1, 2018
General Wellness

Some Important Information About Low Back Pain Treatment Low back pain (LBP) is thought to affect up to 60 to 80% of the Western population throughout the course of their life. Many people do not have any preceding events to cause this back pain, although specific injuries can also initiate their symptoms. Lower back pain…