Use Pilates to ease winter stiffness

 Use Pilates to ease winter stiffness As we slowly transition out of the chill of Winter, are you noticing that your body is moving with a bit more stiffness than you would like? Well, Clinical Pilates might just be the exercise to help you to ‘loosen up’. Stiffness or tightness in a muscle can have one or even several different causes. During the cold season, you have likely been tensing up in an attempt to keep warm, as well as...

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The role of ultrasound in physiotherapy

The role of ultrasound in physiotherapy When most people think of ultrasound they usually imagine the type that produces images of the inside of the body, such as with monitoring the health of a developing baby in the womb. This differs to the therapeutic ultrasound that Physiotherapists have been using since the 1940s to enhance treatments. Therapeutic ultrasound works by emitting ultrasound waves that cause the vibration of soft tissues, which increases blood flow to the localized area, as directed...

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