Woman's hands feeding two small dogs with white bowls

What does feeding the dog have to do with lower back pain?

Washing dishes, loading the dishwasher, feeding the dog and putting on your shoes– what do they have in common? 

Answer:   They are all functional activities that involve repetitive bending and often include twisting movements. The upside is that the dog is happy, your feet are protected, and the kitchen is clean. The downside is that repetitive bending predisposes you to lower back injuries.

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Middle ages women in maroon top and grey pants sitting on the end of a sofa using small dumbbells to exercise her arms

How does exercise help people with cancer?

If you have recently had a cancer diagnosis, it is important to stay active, to help decrease the severity of possible side effects of your treatments and to help improve fatigue levels.

Read more about exercise benefits before, during and after cancer treatment in our latest blog, How does exercise help people with cancer?

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Middle aged women with red hair in a grey jumper holding a sore shoulder

Strong shoulder stability leads to strong shoulders!

When it comes to experiencing shoulder pain, you are not alone. Anyone can experience shoulder pain and it doesn’t necessarily have to be age or trauma-related. You may have been in the garden, playing a sport or even just doing some cleaning, when you feel pain in your shoulder.

In this blog, we discuss shoulder pain, the importance of strengthening the shoulder muscles and a few simple exercises that you can do at home to help strengthen your rotator cuffs.

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