Monthly Archives: October 2018

Living with Type 1 Diabetes – Taryn Gaskin

This week, we're excited to introduce our guest, Taryn Gaskin. Taryn has been living with type 1 diabetes for over 21 years, and works passionately to raise awareness of, and about, type 1 diabetes. This year Taryn is working with the DANII Foundation, which supports all people living with diabetes. The DANII Foundation supports all people living [...]

Physiotherapy for Children

Paediatric physiotherapy offers specialised care for children aged from newborn to the young adult. They have an expert understanding of child development and how this relates to neurological, cardio-respiratory and musculoskeletal health.  Paediatric physiotherapists work to improve children’s motor development, strength, range of motion, endurance, balance, and co-ordination. As the body undergoes rapid changes to both [...]

Myotherapy… What is it?

Myotherapy... What is it? Myotherapy is a form of physical therapy used to treat or prevent soft tissue pain and restricted joint movement caused by muscle or myofascia dysfunction. Myofascia are thin, fibrous sheets of tissue that surround and separate muscles. Ligaments and tendons are made up of bundled myofascia. Myotherapists assess and treat myofascial [...]