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The Auckland Marathon is almost here, and we hope your training has been going to plan. We hope you’re excited about running over the harbour bridge, and are looking forward to the finish line. Even if your training hasn’t been perfect, we have some tips...

If you are now staying local and going skiing or snowboarding in New Zealand this winter, here is a link to some useful exercises to get stronger before the season opens. Now is the time to prepare your body for the slopes! ...

Cycle rehabilitation Programme This is a graduated rehabilitation programme with a key focus on knee and other lower limb injuries. The goal of the programme is to slowly re-introduce load through an injured limb and depending on how the injured area reacts to this new...

Posture typically refers to how the body positions itself as a whole. “Good” posture indicates a certain positioning, with alignment of the neck, torso, pelvis, arms and legs in such a manner that our “natural” spinal curves remain neutral, or not bent, as we...

What is Telehealth? Telehealth is a video call through our medical software app, Physitrack. Is it easy to use? Yes! You can use it either on your laptop or smartphone, it’s as easy as pressing a button. We will send you further instructions after your booking confirmation. How much...

Here at the home of Kingsland Physiotherapy we often have clients who mention they would like to begin or get back into running. One of the major concerns that prevent so many of our clients from doing this is the fear of getting injured.  There...

When doing my Chinese herbal medicine training 20 years ago, I clearly remember my tutor emphasising the importance of sleep in a person’s recovery from illness. In fact, he said it was the most important treatment principle of all: for sleep is when the body...

As the body of evidence for pregnancy massage grows, this practice is becoming more and more popular within western health traditions. The latest evidence clearly tends to support what many other cultures have practiced for thousands of years. Throughout history, pregnancy massage has been performed...

After Christmas and New Year comes the inevitable January detox such as this year’s “Veganuary”. But is it really a good idea? Finding balance Chinese medicine is all about finding balance and moderation. The body needs to be homeostatic: yin and yang must be balanced. A sudden...

Season – summer Colour – red Sound – laughter Emotion – joy Odour – scorched Taste - bitter Yin organs – heart / heart protector Yang organs – small intestine / triple heater Spirit – the Shen Rules – the blood and circulatory system Sensory organ – the tongue Themes – connection, union, creativity, expression, joy...