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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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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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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Tight Shoulder Muscles From Sitting at a Desk All Day?

Do you ever have those days when you look up from your computer and realise that 4 hours have passed and you have not gotten up from your chair? I mean, it’s great that you were in the zone for 4 hours churning out work – BUT your back and tight shoulder muscles are not…

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Matt’s Shoulder Pain – Physiotherapist Review Christchurch

“I was referred to SportsMed Canterbury physiotherapist Craig Calcott in early 2017 for help with ACJ shoulder pain. At 40, I had never been to a physiotherapist, but soon became a convert to the methods of strengthening through a structured excercise programme. When my shoulder problem was fixed I asked Craig to help me with…

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Christchurch Marathon Training Tips (with Infographic )

marathon training tips

Are you gearing up for the 2018 Christchurch Marathon on June 3rd? It is important to look after your body and your mind when you are training for a marathon to insure optimal performance. The last thing you want is an injury to jeopardise your ability to perform at your best come race day. Here are…

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Heel Lock Lacing Tutorial for Runners (with Pictures)

Heel Lock Lacing Tutorial

For all of you Christchurch runners out there – Make sure you are registered for the Christchurch City 2 Surf, 2017. I love booking myself into running events as it helps me maintain my fitness throughout the year so I don’t embarrass myself come race day. If you are new to training or want to make sure…

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