Shin Splints

Shin Splints/Medial tibial stress syndrome (MTSS) Here’s a question for the more recreational runners and avid trainers, have you heard or ever suffered from shin splints? In one leg? In both legs? If you’ve ever had it you’ll know that the pain is unbearable and throws a rather cumbersome spanner in the works. It is […]

Coronavirus (COVID-19) statement

Updated: 16/3/20 We want to reach out to you to inform you about what Back to Active Sports and Spinal is preparing and doing during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. We are working hard to keep our staff and clients safe, and have implemented a number of proactive steps and precautionary measures in order to maintain […]

Exercise and immune competency

How does exercise interact with our immune system? Will I catch coronavirus if I do exercise? Coronavirus is a buzzword that gets thrown around a lot. There are a lot of justified fears circulating around this virus due to its virility and extent of symptoms. But what are the instances between coronavirus and exercises? Am […]

Temporomandibular disorder (TMD)

What is temporomandibular disorder (TMD)? A temporomandibular disorder (TMD) is a prominent injury affecting up to 33% of the population. TMD is often viewed as a repetitive stress injury of the masticatory/chewing muscles and structures; and has many similarities to musculoskeletal disorders of other parts of the body. TMD is generally treated by a combination […]

Benign Positional Paroxysmal Vertigo (BPPV)

Walking and making a turn very quickly and feeling dizzy? Abruptly turning your head, changing directions or even watching things move past; have any of these elicited dizziness or a general feeling of imbalance? All these movements fall under the umbrella category of dizziness and are a symptom called vertigo: type of dizziness associated with […]

Post Sport Injuries Training Program

We all have experienced sports injuries once since our childhood.  Recent evidence has showed that exercise training can help you fight against sport injuries effectively, but a “well-planned” exercise training can help you to avoid it. Before you put on a get into gear and strap on your sneakers, please spend few minutes thinking about […]

Scoliosis

Scoliosis When you look in the mirror you may notice that your spine isn’t directly running straight or that your breast plate isn’t sitting exactly in line with your belly button. This is a subtle and Scoliosis is defined as an abnormal curve or rotation of the spine. Generally, there are two types of scoliosis, […]

Hamstring Strain Injuries  

Hamstring strain injuries Runners, sprinters, rubgy, oztag or soccer players beware. Whether you’re Usain bolt or just a weekend NFL superstar, everyone should have or at least know about have preventative measures against hamstring strain injuries. Hamstring strains are quite the predicament. In the NFL alone, they account for 12% of all injuries at a […]

Tennis Elbow/Lateral Epicondylitis

Tennis elbow/lateral epicondylitis Have you experienced pain while playing racquet sports? Or do constantly participate, or have recently participated, in manual heavy jobs? If so, and if you are currently experiencing pain on the lateral side of your elbow, this article will help explain what tennis elbow is and what you can do to get […]

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Ankle Sprains (inversion)

Whether it maybe walking on uneven pavements, playing dynamic sports or landing on someone else’s foot, we may have experienced what is known as an ankle sprain. Ankle sprain are a common reoccurring injury. How these injuries generally play out involves stepping badly or landing on an uneven surface, causing us to place pressure on […]