Is screen time bad for your body?

Do you often feel stiff in your upper back or find that your neck and shoulders feel tired and sore? Is it a bit of a strain to sit up straight? Are you starting to feel like your back resembles Quasimodo a little more than you’d like it to? It’s possible the amount of time you spend staring at your phone, tablet or computer screen is contributing to these issues. Is screen time bad for your body?  In today’s society...

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Stronger when you’re older!

Physical therapy is ideal for an ageing person because it is aimed at reducing pain, increasing mobility, and regaining function and balance. Benefits of Physiotherapy for Seniors 1. Helps manage pain Back, neck, and joint pain are common complaints for older people. One of the main culprits is arthritis, and as the pain progresses for some, they are more likely to remain idle. However, the lack of movement and exercise can actually worsen the condition. The lack of physical activity...

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How can Physiotherapy help your mobility?

What is a mobility problem? Mobility problems can occur at whatever age or ability you are; ranging from babies to athletes and to the elderly. Mobility is the ability to move – this can be running, walking, navigating a wheelchair or walking with aids like crutches or walkers.  Your mobility may have deteriorated to some degree due an injury, accident, operation or a disease. How can physio help with mobility problems? Here at Hoppers Physio, our Physiotherapists aim to get...

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