Exercise is known to be a crucial component in:
So getting you back to doing the things you love and keeping you there.
At Active Care we use various types of exercise:
We have carefully selected equipment to assist you in achieving your goal including; weights, racks, pilates, reformer, bands, medicine balls, exercise bikes and balance apparatus, steps for plyometrics.
Specific programs include:
For the most effective results we conduct an initial assessment which identifies the patients pain or functional limitations, can diagnose their injury, we obtain objective measures of function and/or strength and then set realistic and measured goals with the patient.
Pilates classes only have 2 patients per group; this enables us to individualise the exercises prescribed to target the identified limitations and adjust as needed over time. Terms run for a total of 10 weeks (in line with the school terms).
OA Hips, OA Knees, Chronic Lower Back Pain, Sports Related Back Pain, Spondylolisthesis, Nerve Root Compression, Lumbar and Cervical Facet Joint Arthritis, Chronic Neck Pain, Whiplash, Cervicogenic Headaches, Functional Rehabilitation from significant trauma and post operative clients.
Our osteoarthritis management program (GLA:D) is an evidence based approach with exercises geared to hip and knee osteoarthritis.
Conducted individually or in a group, this program covers the scientific evidence on
The program has been utilised internationally and has demonstrated benefits in pain, function and quality of life. All our team at Active Care Physio are trained practitioners in this program which involves:
This program is conducted individually or in pairs for support and challenge and encompasses a graduated process for confidently returning to activity.
Our team builds the foundation of lower limb function using exercises, drills + measurable challenges and have the use of video analysis and feedback for optimising outcomes.
Research shows a focus on such balance + strength exercise reduces the risk of ACL and ankle reinjury.
A comprehensive rehabilitation program of knee & ankle injuries in an outdoor setting.
Individuals wanting to return to the demands of team sports, snow sports, running, direction change and for those wishing to enhance current level of lower limb capacity.
To improve strength, agility, balance & assist in the prevention of recurrent injuries.
Through video analysis of running & sport specific drills outdoors, we are able to enhance your individual needs of lower limb rehabilitation.