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Pain relief for seniors

July 26 | 2022
Posted by Sharon Tierney

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Pain Relief from Aging It is important for seniors  to stay active to make sure they remain strong and independent through the later years of their life. Many seniors also develop joint and muscle pain as they age and staying active can really help manage these symptoms. Let us discuss about some exercises to get pain relief from aging. However, if you need to know further what are the changes happening to your bones and muscles visit this link. https://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/health/conditionsandtreatments/ageing-muscles-bones-and-joints Here are some exercises that seniors can do at home to help with pain relief! Sit to Stand Sit to stand activity  Start by sitting on a firm chair.  Get up from the chair and get into a standing position without using your hands for support.  Stay standing for 2-3 seconds and then slowly lower yourself back into the chair without using your hands.  Repeat this movement…

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Wrist pain is stopping you from lifting weights?

July 21 | 2022
Posted by Sharon Tierney

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If you have ever experience Wrist pain while lifting heavy weights at the gym we can help you. According to studies 25% of gym injuries are in the wrists. We wanted to share some tips for reducing the occurrence of such injuries. Recently we have been seeing a lot of sprained wrists. These tips will help you to keep lifting heavy without causing any wrist pain.   Wrist injury   TIPS for preventing wrist pain from lifting weights: Proper Gripping techniques Gripping the Barbell or heavy dumbbells especially in Overhead lifts might cause the wrist to hyperextend. This hyperextension position with weight overloading it might cause ligament sprains. Preferably trying to keep the writs in less extension and having better control of wrist muscles will help you to control hyperextension. Your physiotherapist will be able to teach you certain cues for the same. Squat Lifts Do…

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Total Knee Replacement?

July 14 | 2022
Posted by Sharon Tierney

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TKR Surgery Treatment Treatment for TKR starts as you are going in for the surgery. Did you know your muscle loses strength right after surgery?  To avoid this start strength training at least three weeks before surgery. Treatment Options at PhysioNow 1-  Strengthening Speak with your doctor if he could refer you to a physiotherapist. With our physios at Physio Now your knee will not lose strength after surgery. Learn new exercises at Physio Now to maintain specific functional strength. 2-  Proprioception We can help you with strengthening and regaining your balance  3- Stretching severe and long lasting…

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