Author Archives: Joint Space

Myth: Strength training is bad for my joints – Benefits from lifting weights

“But I don’t lift heavy” This is a response I get quite often when I ask my clients if they’re working out. As to reassure me that they’re not doing anything harmful failing to realize that there are many health and physiological benefits from lifting weights. I get it. Unfortunately, many people get met with […]

Pelvic health physiotherapy

At Joint Space, our pelvic health physiotherapist specializes in female pelvic health, but both men and children can get help from a pelvic health physiotherapist. A pelvic floor physiotherapist is specialized in treating conditions related to the pelvic floor. It is an area that many may feel a bit ashamed to talk about because let’s […]

Dehydration back pain: Importance of hydration and its effect on low back pain

Dehydration back pain: Importance of hydration and its effect on low back pain

As a health professional, I cannot overemphasize the importance of hydration to the human body, particularly from a musculoskeletal perspective in relation to back pain. In this blog, we will explore the causes of dehydration back pain and the recommended intake of water per day, and the positive effects of hydration on the biomechanics of the […]

How Movement Can Improve women’s Health at All Stages of Life

women's Health

Regular physical activity is essential for women’s health and fitness. It has been linked to numerous health benefits, including a reduced risk of chronic diseases, improved mental health, weight management, bone health, and increased energy levels. However, many women struggle to find the time or motivation to exercise regularly. Movement and exercise are so important […]

Top 3 Tips to improve your spine mobility

spine mobility

Improving your spine mobility is essential for maintaining a healthy and pain-free spine. With sedentary lifestyles and poor posture habits, many people experience stiffness, pain, and reduced mobility in their spine. I have always been a big fan of Tennis. Watching the movement on the court, the pace of the game, and the entertainment that […]

How to reduce Neck and Back Pain at Work

Neck and Back Pain

To effectively reduce neck and back pain in individuals who work long hours in front of a computer or desk, it’s crucial to acknowledge that these problems are prevalent. Wherever you are reading this, take a look around you.  It’s likely you’ll see someone with their neck bent at right angles, looking at their phone, hunched […]