Archive for category: Movement & Exercise

Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy for Men. Yes, Men Have a Pelvic Floor!

Man exercising plank

Pelvic floor physiotherapy is an often overlooked aspect of men's health. While it's commonly associated with addressing female-related pelvic floor conditions, it's essential to recognize that men have a pelvic floor too, and they can experience various pelvic floor dysfunction issues. Understanding the role of the pelvic floor in...

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A Comprehensive Guide to Intramuscular Stimulation (Dry Needling) in Physiotherapy

IMS treatment

In the world of physiotherapy, innovative techniques continually emerge to address musculoskeletal pain and dysfunction. Intramuscular Stimulation (IMS), commonly known as dry needling, has gained attention for its usefulness in treating many musculoskeletal conditions. This approach involves the insertion of thin needles into specific trigger points within muscles, aiming...

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The Power of Lifting Heavy in Rehabilitation: Breaking the Underloading Tradition

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Physiotherapy has long been associated with gentle exercises and – let’s be honest – sometimes very cautious approaches to rehabilitation. While these methods may have their merits, there's a growing understanding in the field that challenging the status quo by incorporating heavy lifting into rehab programs can yield remarkable...

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