Monthly Archives: April 2018

National Pilates Day

By |April 27th, 2018|

National Pilates Day was on the 5th May and to celebrate Nelson Bay Physiotherapy & Sports Injury Centre hosted a special Pilates event on the Tomaree Headland foreshore with donations going to MND (Motor Neuron Disease) Australia.

One of our participants remarked “For a National Event, where else in Australia would you rather be”. We had […]

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Exercise Extra – Hamstring Stretch

By |April 14th, 2018|

Hamstring stretching can benefit bending, walking and sitting.

Poor hamstring length can compromise one’s lower back. This is particularly the case when sitting in a sedan seat, when straightening your knees, and when sitting and bending.

Hamstring tightness can also reduce stride length.

Did you know that you have 4 hamstring muscles? The muscles run from the sitting […]

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