1. Break It Up: You don’t have to do it all at once. Breaking it into three 10-minute sessions can be just as effective. Take a brisk walk during lunch, do some stretches in the morning, and engage in light exercise before dinner.

2. Choose Enjoyable Activities: Find activities you enjoy, whether it’s dancing, gardening, playing a sport, or walking your dog. The more you enjoy the activity, the more likely you are to stick with it.

3. Integrate Movement into Daily Tasks: Incorporate movement into your routine tasks. Walk or bike to work, take the stairs instead of the elevator, or do simple exercises while watching TV. Be creative! Read more

In today’s fast-paced world, finding time for regular exercise can seem daunting. However, finding time to integrate any form of movement into your daily routine can lead to significant improvements in both physical and mental health.

Engaging in just 15 minutes of movement each day is far more beneficial than remaining inactive. Walking twice a week is a significant improvement over sitting on the couch every day. Even working out once a week is better than not exercising at all. It’s crucial to prioritize our time and put our health first. With discipline and consistency, these small efforts will accumulate into substantial health gains. Read more

Lower back pain (LBP) is the most common discomfort treated by physiotherapists in the private practice setting. It is possible to have acute bouts of LBP which with quick intervention and time can ease away. It is however the chronic episodes experienced by some that may take a little while longer to heal and at times find yourself reaching out for help from a GP or physiotherapist.

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What is osteoarthritis (OA)?

Osteoarthritis is a condition that affects the whole of a joint including bone, cartilage, surrounding soft tissues and muscles. It is a combination of joint degeneration and inflammation. This leads to a reduced ability for the joint to withstand load and move through full range of movement, often leading to the most common symptoms of OA, PAIN and STIFFNESS.

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