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FAQ: What is the Best Sitting Position?

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As with many medical questions, there is no consensus on what the best sitting position is. There is more consensus that sitting commonly exacerbates and perpetuates low back pain. Poor sitting posture has also been implicated in the development and perpetuation of neck pain symptoms. It makes sense that somebody who is 6 foot 5inches …

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FAQ Do I stretch before a run?

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The burning question. To stretch or not to stretch before a run…that is the question? A patient at Physio Squared (let’s call him Anonymous Dave) recently posed the following challenge… “Being a relative inexperienced runner of 2 years pounding the roads, I’ve observed the debates about whether you should stretch before or after a run …

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FAQ for Physiotherapists – Hot or cold for pain?

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Hot or cold, which should I use to relieve my pain? This is not one of those questions that has a simple one word answer. I wish it was but it actually requires some thought and a bit of an explanation. Let’s get started. How does heat relieve pain? When you place a hot pack …

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