Uncategorized

By Sarah Antico​The Commonwealth Games, like most sporting competitions, is a public forum for athletes to compete for their dreams. It an event where it doesn’t matter how you got there or who you are outside of your chosen sport, but rather what you do on that track/pool/field/pitch/court that counts. At MTP Health, we often hear…

See More

Has anyone ever told you that you have degenerative arthritis? Leaves quite a visceral image in the mind doesn’t it! The picture of a chalky bone, crumbling apart like the Cliffs of Dover while the smooth Teflon like cartilage appears jagged and ripped apart. We imagine that with each step we take, the precious cartilaginous…

See More
4

Being overweight. It’s arguably the number one factor that is cited when we look at what causes all chronic diseases. And for good reason. In this 2014 review, we see a whole host of areas listed about the negative health effects of being overweight. We see a recommendation that maintaining a healthy weight through both…

See More

“Just get on with it, deal with discomfort it’s part of ageing… “ This quote highlights something that is often considered a virtue in today’s world. Discomfort! Everywhere we look we see messaging such as ‘no pain, no gain’, ‘pain is temporary’ or ‘without pain, there is no progress’…. It’s hard to escape this messaging,…

See More

By Sarah Antico | Exercise Physiologist ​With the running season fast approaching, now is the optimal time to consider how best to approach the race of your choice. It is easy to get caught up in the buzz of training, especially if it’s your first big race so here are a few handy tips to…

See More