What Christchurch Physicians Need to Know About Shockwave Therapy for Sports Injuries in Christchurch

shockwave therapy christchurch

SportsMed would like to thank you for your referrals and would like to acquaint you with our shockwave therapy which we are using for difficult tendinopathies. We have been using shockwave therapy for over 10 years with a significant improvement in most conditions that we treat. It is commonly used for tendon problems such as Achilles…

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Introducing Your Local Christchurch Sports Physicians and Sports Medicine Registrars

We’d like to take this opportunity to introduce you to our new doctors joining the team in the medical department and to reintroduce you to our broad range of services. Sportsmed is the largest sports medicine clinic in New Zealand. We are proud to be able to provide you, and your patients, with the broad…

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Shin Pain? Shin Splints and Running

Have you started beating the feet to get in shape for summer? Or to shed that 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 secret…

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Reduce pain and prevent strain with massage!

massage strain pain

Do you feel strain and pain in your muscles? Do you dream of getting a massage as you rub your shoulders, calfs or neck?  Massage is a great way to relax and ease tension to support your health and mobility. Your health is your greatest resource, but so often we spend money on things like our…

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5 Great Ways to Get Into Shape This Spring

5 ways to stay fit in christchurch

Spring is here, lambs are leaping, daffodils are popping up all over Hagley Park and slowly the weather is warming… and that means sandals, shorts and revealing that winter skin. Whether you have been in hibernation mode this winter, of fighting fit on the footy field, it is time to get fit and fabulous for…

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Feeling stiff after a trip up the mountain? Skiing & snowboarding injuries

Have you been knocked around while visiting one of the ski fields around Canterbury over the weekend? We can help with that. Hasn’t The snow been great this season so far? We really love to see people getting out there and enjoying the winter wonderland New Zealand has to offer. Skiing and snowboarding will use different…

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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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Cost of a Chiropractor in Christchurch

cost of chiro

Are you looking for a Christchurch Chiropractor to help you with back pain, neck pain or a specific injury? We have noticed a number of people googling “Cost of a Chiropractor in Christchurch” so we wanted to put together a blog post to tell you a little more about our Chiropractic services, how they work,…

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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 from 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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The 4 Best Types of Massage for Runners


So you have been training hard and want to reward yourself with a massage… but which do you choose? When should you get one? What type should you get before a race? There are four types of massage for runners that are great for helping runners at various stages of their training. Let me run you through…

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