Would you like to be part of a Joint Laxity Study?

We are conducting a study comparing measures of joint laxity to help determine what tests are useful to perform in patients with certain joint problems. The study will involve filling out a quick questionnaire and having simple measurements of joint laxity recorded. Participation is completely voluntary and all data collected is anonymous, your care will…

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Shin Pain? Shin Splints and Running

Have you started beating the feet to get in shape for summer? Or to avoid any growing winter insulation? The trouble is when you start to pound the pavement (even if you are a seasoned runner) shin splints can really slow you down and throw you off your game. Interrupting your fitness We all know the…

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Does Lower Back Pain Slow You Down?

Lower back pain can make life miserable it stops you getting to the gym, being able to concentrate at work not to mention not being able to sit or stand for long periods of time. It stops us getting outside to ride our bikes, pound the pavement or even run around with the kids. So…

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Heel Pain? Are your shoes the enemy?

Do you suffer from heel pain? It can feel debilitating when we put too much stress on our feet. It really stop us from getting out there and doing the things we love. When you think about it, it is pretty amazing that such a small surface area supports our entire body. The trouble is…

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Need Orthotics? Why not support breast cancer at the same time

Sore shins? Knees or feet? Sore legs from standing all day in bad shoes? Have you been thinking about getting Orthotics? We have a great little opportunity for you to support the New Zealand  breast cancer foundation and get those orthotics you have been thinking about. Check out our  SportsMed Reception stars, Hannah, Pip and Comine, with…

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Are you wearing the right running shoes?

We have all been there… picking the wrong shoes for sports, weekend strolls or even work only to find our poor feet aching before we have reached the end of the day. If you struggle with your foot wear particularly when being active then come and see us and we can investigate your body, shoes…

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Arthritic Foot Pain Workshop

There is a Fantastic workshop headed up by our very own Georgina Barr that I wanted to share with you all. What is it about? It is all about managing arthritic foot pain. We all know how hard it can be getting around when you start to experience pain and discomfort in your feet – after…

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Happy 25th Birthday SportsMed!!

Guess who’s just turned 25?? Congratulations to our original staff members……can you guess who they are???  Spot prize if you can name all four (staff excluded!)

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Sore Heels? Pain in the bottom of your foot? Plantar Fasciitis

Sore Heels

Do your heels hurt when you stand or walk? Does the bottom of your foot hurt first thing in the morning? If so, you may be one of the many people who suffer with a common condition called Plantar Fasciitis. The good news is there are a wide number of successful treatments available and all…

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Are Smartphones Ruining The Posture Of An Entire Generation

A study by British chiropractors in 2015 has found that almost half 16 – 24 year old’s have sever aches in their neck and in their back. This statistic was up 60% on the previous year (2014). This statistic is attributed to the fact we spend so much time on our smartphones. “it is ruining…

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