News & Articles
With the hockey season well underway, there may come some niggles and injuries that may hold you back from participating to your full potential. This article will outline some of the reasons for this strain on the body, and how we can help to avoid this.
With the winter sport season being upon us, associated injuries are unfortunately rising in conjunction. Some individuals who have already been unlucky enough to sustain injuries are now watching from the side line. To reduce risk or duration of this, it is important to understand the necessary steps in injury prevention and treatment.
Do you experience lower back pain? Truth is, most of us will experience it at some point in our lives as it's both common and recurrent. Physiotherapist Chris Smith explains lower back pain and how you can best manage it.
"Sleep hygiene" is a term that many of us won't be familiar with but is extremely important when understanding the quality of our sleep. Petone Physiotherapist, Rob Smith explains sleep hygiene and its many benefits
ACL injuries are one of the most common knee injuries, which is why it's important to know how they can occur. In this article Physiotherapist Harry Long discusses ACL injuries and the benefits exercise has prior to ACL surgery and the healing process afterwards.
Being injured can be stressful, which is why here at Habit we want to make your road to recovery as smooth as possible! As long as your injury is covered by ACC, Habit is able to make a claim to ACC on your behalf.
Wellington dietitian Rochelle Hawkins gives her top tips to stay on track with your healthy eating over the Festive Season.
We all know if we get a sprain or strain, we need to put ice on it asap, but did you know there is actually a lot more involved then just resting it against the injury? Habit Majestic physiotherapist Alex Ormerod discusses how to best utilise the use of ice to help optimise your recovery.
Do you experience persistent pain? Petone's Physiotherapist Katie Mottram explains Habit's Pain Management model, which is designed to deliver a fast and effective pain management service focused on all factors affecting your recovery.
Are your handheld devices ruling your posture? Habit Petone Senior Physiotherapist Kate Clayton introduces the term 'iHunch'.
Habit Upper Hutt Lead Physiotherapist Chris Marshall gives a comprehensive guide to understanding concussion.
With the rising popularity of activity trackers, Habit Vero Elite Personal Trainer and Nutrition Consultant Maxime Fréchet asks the question: Is calorie restriction or exercise more important when it comes to weight management?
Bring a bit more of a restaurant experience into your everyday meals. Habit Wellington Dietitian Andrea Palmer discusses how this encourages us to become more mindful when eating food.
Habit Vero Personal Trainer Moana Bennett discusses how to prepare your body when expecting your second child.
Is the origin of your headache only in your head? Habit Kapiti Lead Physiotherapist Cindy Lagarde discusses the causes and how to prevent mild headaches.
Do you need an energy boost? The solution may be easier than you initially thought. Habit Wellington Dietitian Andrea Palmer discusses further.
Habit Vero Elite Personal Trainer Ben Weber gives you some helpful tips to assist you with your alignment and posture.
Here is an interesting article discussing the 'finish your plate' concept potentially heard at many meal times.
Habit Platinum Personal Trainer Aaron Telfer gives some great tips to help improve your mobility and stability.
Could the concept of weight management be less complicated than you initially thought? Habit Vero Elite Personal Trainer Maxime Fréchet may have the answer.