Mainland Pride Win National Women’s Title

A third National Women’s League title in four years has been earned by Canterbury United Pride after a well-deserved 2-0 win over Capital Football in the final at English Park in Christchurch this afternoon.   Sportsmed Providing physiotherapy to football players It is the first season that SportsMed have been providing the physiotherapy services to…

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3 Reasons to Consider Sports Nutrition For Your Next Endurance Event

Sports Nutrition

Are you thinking of entering one of the many endurance events on offer this summer? If you have started training, now is a good time to ask yourself whether your diet is up to the task and start thinking about Sports Nutrition.  Whether you are a novice or an experienced pro, nutrition plays a key…

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Are Jaw Pain And Teeth Grinding Giving You Headaches?

Do you often wake up with a giant headache or jaw pain in the morning and you’re not really sure why? Have you been anxious and really low on energy lately even though you got to bed early? Do you wake up feeling the opposite of refreshed? Anxiety and Grinding your Teeth When you are…

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4 Common Ballet Feet Problems and Injuries

Do you get a thrill from performing? Does your adrenaline spike when you think of leaping across the stage in pointe shoes? There is something so mesmerising about ballet. It seems almost like magic when someone can dance, leap and show such grace. All while on such a small surface area of the feet. As a dancer,…

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Have you got an Ingrown Toenail?

Did you get a bit carried away last time you cut your toenails? Are you suffering from an ingrown toenail poking into the skin on the sides of your toe? The trouble with ingrown nails is that they can really slow you down and stop you doing exercise. It hurts when you are wearing shoes; even…

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Sportsmed Sea 2 Sky Triathalon Sunday April 3rd 2016

Looking for a sports challenge in the next few weeks. The Sportsmed Sea 2 Sky Challenge Triathlon is a unique event including an ocean swim, a beautiful bike ride climbing through the highest roads around Christchurch followed by a hilly run along a stunning coastal trail. Make the most of the warmer weather while it lasts…

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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 and being able to concentrate at work. It also makes sitting or standing for long periods of time uncomfortable. It stops us getting outside to ride our bikes, pound the pavement or even run around with the kids. So you end up relying on…

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