Our Physio-extraordinaire recently spent some time with the trainee-GP’s teaching them about the role of Physio in general practice.... although it does look an awfully lot like he is singing about a teapot here 🤷🏼♂️ ... See moreSee less
A warm up routine should be more than a bit of a jog and some static stretches - think about dynamic stretches too, for the following reasons:
💪 Increasing neural drive - Imagine if your muscle has lots of nerve fibres, but in normal activity, it only has, say, 30% of them working. For speed and power (as in a game of footy) we need all of those nerve fibres firing, activating the muscle to its full potential.
💪Activating stabilising muscles - reduces the risk of injury by making joints stable and move in the correct pattern
💪Practice movement patterns - "Practice makes perfect", so it would be commonsense to include these in your warm up. ... See moreSee less
We’re so grateful for Bevvie from Sustainable Motion for leading us through all types of fascial release at our Clinical Meeting this week. Although all of us clinicians exercise and stretch regularly, we all (including the kids!!) benefitted from starting our work day with some work on the foam roller. ... See moreSee less