Sportsmed Christmas & Holiday Hours 2019

First of all, the team at SportsMed would like to wish you happy holidays and we hope you get some much-needed rest and relaxation. We will be closing down on the following days, so please bear that in mind when you are booking appointments. Monday 23 December: 7.30am till 5pm Tuesday 24 December: 7.30am till…

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Beginner Level Christchurch Pilates Classes At Sportsmed

Are you thinking of starting Christchurch Pilates classes? What better time to give it a go! Our Classes are lead by a Physiotherapist to help build your strength, improve your body awareness. Come along to our SportsMed Beginner Level Pilates Classes, starting next Wednesday, 28th August 2019. Pilates for injury prevention The trouble with taking…

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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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Do you have a running injury? Try our Running Injury Clinic

running injury podiatrist christchurch

Do you have a running injury? Common running injuries can include sore knees, ankles, calves, feet, toes, and even effect your hips, back and neck. These could be caused by any number of issues so its important to get to the bottom of any underlying causes. We have a running a running injury clinic to help…

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Preparing for the 2019 Christchurch Marathon (With Video)

Are you ready for the Christchurch marathon? Whether it is your first race, or you are a seasoned runner, we have some tips to help you get the most out of the marathon on Race Day: Sunday 2nd June 2019 Here is our pre race checklist 2h 15m – rise, snack & drink 2h – shower to…

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Have you ever noticed shoulder or neck pain after doing a workout?

Shoulder & Neck Pain

Have you ever experienced pain after you hurt your shoulder or back after doing a workout?  Perhaps your form wasn’t great while you were doing cross fit… or your shoulders were hunched up around your shoulders while you were doing downward facing dog (a yoga pose). By the time your workout is done, you can feel a…

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Measles Outbreak Christchurch March 2019

With the current measles outbreak throughout Christchurch and Canterbury, the following information has been advised by Christchurch District Health Board. You can find more information available here  (Here is an education video we found on youtube) What is Measles? Measles is a serious and highly contagious disease which affects both children and adults. Generally, 1…

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Give the Gift of a Better Nights Sleep with a Chiropractic Pillow


Do you ever feel like Goldilocks when it comes to your pillow? “It’s too soft…to hard, too thick or too thin“. Let’s face it, sleeping sucks when your pillow is sub-par. We have all been there. Buying the cheapest pillow, or getting hand me down’s from family members when you head off flatting for the…

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Senior Medical Receptionist Role Christchurch

SportsMed is looking for a vibrant, customer focused person to join our busy and exceptional Medical reception team. SportsMed is the leading multi-disciplinary sports medicine facility in New Zealand and as we continue to grow year after year, so does our need for extraordinary reception staff. If you demonstrate:   *         Previous Medical Reception experience…

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Where is the Medicine in New Zealand Dance?

ballet injuries and pointe shoes

By Georgina Barr & Esther Juon Many countries, New Zealand included, are funding adolescent pre-professional sporting programmes in high schools with increasing regularity. Dance, however, is still considered by many to be purely an art form and those who participate within it are artists without the dual title of athletes. This then leads to a…

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