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Netball Injuries

Netball Injuries

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.

Coping With Lower Back Pain

Coping With Lower Back Pain

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.

The Importance of Sleep Hygiene

The Importance of Sleep Hygiene

"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 Rehabilitation

ACL Rehabilitation

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.

Injuries ACC Cover

Injuries ACC Cover

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.

Healthy Eating over the Festive Season

Healthy Eating over the Festive Season

Wellington dietitian Rochelle Hawkins gives her top tips to stay on track with your healthy eating over the Festive Season.

The use of ice on a soft tissue injury

The use of ice on a soft tissue injury

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.

Is it time to address that persistent pain?

Is it time to address that persistent pain?


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.

Beat the iHunch

Beat the iHunch

Are your handheld devices ruling your posture? Habit Petone Senior Physiotherapist Kate Clayton introduces the term 'iHunch'.

UNDERSTANDING CONCUSSION

UNDERSTANDING CONCUSSION

Habit Upper Hutt Lead Physiotherapist Chris Marshall gives a comprehensive guide to understanding concussion.

UNDERSTANDING OBESITY

UNDERSTANDING OBESITY

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?

A MINDFUL MOMENT

A MINDFUL MOMENT

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.

SECOND TIME ROUND

SECOND TIME ROUND

Habit Vero Personal Trainer Moana Bennett discusses how to prepare your body when expecting your second child.

IS IT ALL IN YOUR HEAD?

IS IT ALL IN YOUR HEAD?

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.

ENERGISING YOUR DAY

ENERGISING YOUR DAY

Do you need an energy boost? The solution may be easier than you initially thought. Habit Wellington Dietitian Andrea Palmer discusses further.

STRAIGHTEN UP

Habit Vero Elite Personal Trainer Ben Weber gives you some helpful tips to assist you with your alignment and posture.

FINISH YOUR PLATE

FINISH YOUR PLATE

Here is an interesting article discussing the 'finish your plate' concept potentially heard at many meal times.

STABILITY AND MOBILITY TIPS TO KEEP YOU MOVING

STABILITY AND MOBILITY TIPS TO KEEP YOU MOVING

Habit Platinum Personal Trainer Aaron Telfer gives some great tips to help improve your mobility and stability.

ENERGY IN ENERGY OUT

ENERGY IN ENERGY OUT

Could the concept of weight management be less complicated than you initially thought? Habit Vero Elite Personal Trainer Maxime Fréchet may have the answer.