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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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. Are Shin Splints Interrupting Your Exercise Efforts? We…

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Chiropractor Job Christchurch

Associate Position SportsMed Chiropractic SportsMed Chiropractic is looking to expand and this is a fantastic opportunity for an NZ board registered Chiropractor to join our highly skilled and professional team. Here at SportsMed we are a large, fully integrated and collaborative clinic of like-minded health care providers. These include sports doctors and specialists, physiotherapists, podiatrists,…

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Podiatrist Job Christchurch

A full time position in our busy practices is available commencing early 2018 for an enthusiastic and motivated podiatrist. This is an exciting opportunity to become a part of a multi-disciplinary team whilst offering the podiatrist a diverse range of both general and musculoskeletal conditions. Sportsmed is the clinic of choice for virtually every elite…

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Sportsmed Christmas & Holiday Hours 2018

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.   Saturday 22nd December – CLOSED Sunday 23rd December – CLOSED…

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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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Are Smartphones Ruining The Posture Of An Entire Generation?

A study by British chiropractors in 2015 has found that almost half 16 – 24 year olds have severe 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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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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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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