Sciatica and taking the right steps to get back on track
Sciatica and taking the right steps to get back on track
April28, 2020

Never heard of it.. What is it?  The sciatic nerve originates from lumbosacral nerve roots (L4-S1) in the lower back. The L5 or S1 nerve root is commonly affected. The sciatic nerve travels from the lower back down the buttock, leg and calf into the foot. When this nerve is irritated or compressed anywhere along its pathway, it causes symptoms including severe pain, which is termed sciatica. Usually, pain begins in the back and spreads...

Aquatic Physiotherapy a.k.a Hydrotherapy- What can it do for me?
Aquatic Physiotherapy a.k.a Hydrotherapy- What can it do for me?
June15, 2015

Aquatherapy (Water-based exercise therapy) has been around for centuries and it is an excellent form of therapy for you to recover from an injury and to get fitter. Exercise is preventative medical maintenance that can begin paying off immediately. Aquatherapy utilises the principles of hydrostatics and hydrodynamics to create challenges that promote health through exercising in water. Hydrotherapy is usually conducted in water of temperature 35°C-37°C. The benefits of aquatic exercise are thought to result...