The hips, knees and ankles are the main weight bearing joints of the body. Though they are meant to last a lifetime, it is becoming more common to see younger people present with early signs of wear in one of these joints.
Earlier this month I attended an update course on what is referred to as the ‘Mulligan concept’ taught by experienced physiotherapist and educator Jean Madden MMACP.
This is a hands on, manual therapy approach devised by well-respected kiwi, Brian Mulligan. It focusses treatment of pain and is also concerned with restoring movement and function.
How many of us stop to consider the position of our head on our shoulders?
Optimal posture is worth aspiring to; it enhances everybody's shape and size. Whereas a less ideal posture may lead to a reduction in neck mobility along with stiffness, pain and possibly headaches.