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At SquareOne we sell a wide range of therapeutic aids that will help in the treatment and management of your particular injury or condition.
We stock a wide variety of products including:
- professional strapping tape
- foam rollers
- trigger point release devices (trigger balls or muscle mates)
- heat and ice packs
- resistive exercise bands or therabands
- lumbar or back supports
- postural devices
If you would like more information please discuss with your Physiotherapst or call our friendly reception team.
Sporting Braces and Supports
At SquareOne we have access to a wide range of sporting braces and supports that will help you get up and running as soon as possible on your return from injury. Our knowledgeable staff will help you ensure that you get the right product for your individual need. Please ask your treating Physio about what’s suitable for you.
Crutch and Walking Boot Hire
At SquareOne we have a wide selection of walking boots and crutches for hire or purchase. Whether you need them in the acute stage of injury management or longer term post operatively please call us to enquire.
SquareOne Physiotherapists are experts in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of musculoskeletal problems.Read more
SquareOne Remedial Massage Therapists are experienced in a wide range of soft tissue therapy techniques.Read more
Clinical Pilates involves the conscious recruitment and control of muscular movements in the body.Read more
- Happy Birthday Lauren!
- Why are some injuries more painful than others?
- How to improve performance and prevent injuries
- Let us talk basics: what is the pelvic floor?
- Over activity
- Lack of coordination
- Birthing trauma
- Side effects of surgery in the pelvic region
- When does muscle soreness becomes an injury - and what to do about it
Happy Birthday to our fabulous physio Lauren! We hope you enjoyed your cake and have a great day!
Many times when we have pain we wonder how much damage there is involved, Most people probably think "the worse the pain, the worse the injury” or “if it doesn’t hurt, the problem is fixed”, but is that correct? Does pain equate to pathology? How can we tell whether our pain matches the tissue damage?
The pelvic floor is the name of the group of muscles that support your pelvic organs at the bottom of your pelvis. Although showing some anatomical differences between genders, these muscles exist in both women and men and are responsible for the control of your bladder and bowel.
In men, these muscles are also important for erectile function and ejaculation. In women, the pelvic floor contributes to sexual arousal, supports the baby during pregnancy, assists the birthing process and is also linked to orgasm.
The pelvic floor is like a hammock that supports the pelvic organs in the pelvis (bladder, uterus and rectum). When working normally, they relax to allow urination, bowel movements and, in women, intercourse. When they contract, they close the urethra and the anus, stopping urine and faeces from exiting.
Pelvic floor dysfunctions can result from:
Pelvic floor symptoms might present as one or more of the following:
If you’re not already running you’ll find training for minimos starts to enter into your minds over the next few weeks (well it should anyway!). With any new type of training you may develop some muscle soreness. A common question to us is “how can I tell the difference between a potential injury or just muscle soreness?”
Here are a few facts about Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (commonly known as DOMS) which will help you decide whether you are injured or not and whether need to seek some advice from your Physio: