Benefits of Strength Training

Benefits of Strength Training

Strength Training (also known as resistance training) has significant health benefits and truly is an integral component of physical activity for every single person. In fact, the World Health Organisation says adults between the ages of 18–64 years should perform muscle strengthening activities at least twice a week. It is a common misconception that you…

Why Are Warm Ups Important?

Why Are Warm Ups Important?

If you’ve only got a limited amount of time to train at the gym and you’re thinking about skipping your warm up, it’s time to reconsider. So, why are warm ups important? If you were playing another sport, like soccer or basketball, you wouldn’t jump out of the car and start sprinting straight away. The…

Why Do My Knees Hurt When I Squat

Why Do My Knees Hurt When I Squat?

Do your knees hurt when you squat and you’re wondering why? Oftentimes, knee pain during and after squats has nothing to do with technique. Whether is tightness or pain during/after your workout, it’s a sign that something is going on! Sports physiotherapists regularly assess, diagnose and address squat-related injuries and pain. Keep reading as we…

Are deadlifts bad for your back

Are Deadlifts Bad For Your Back?

Are deadlifts bad for your back? Well, it is a common training debate, with many wondering if they contribute to injury. Your trusted health professional from RRP Physiotherapy is here to unravel the facts! What is a Deadlift? Essentially, the deadlift is moving a barbell from the ground to full standing, then returning. The deadlift…

strength training for rehabilitation

Strength Training for Flexibility

Have you ever considered strength training for flexibility?  In this latest blog the team at RRP Physiotherapy discuss how, according to a new review, simple strength training is just as effective as static stretching for improving range of motion in all areas!  As further research emerges, there is building evidence that resistance (also known as strength) training is one of…

Sports Injury rehabilitation

Sports Injury Rehabilitation Brisbane

When it comes to sports injury rehabilitation, the team at RRP Physiotherapy works hard to manage your injury so we can get you back to your peak safely and swiftly.   While we’re specialists in treating a range of sporting injuries or related conditions, our treatment philosophy focuses on a preventative approach. That means we want…