Preventing back pain at the office

Preventing back pain at the office

If you are spending long days at your desk, it can become very uncomfortable for your back and shoulders. Cappino physiotherapist Monica Trozzo provides some tips to combat back pain at your desk:  1. Sit like a stickman! Back straight, ears over shoulders, hips at 90...
Tips for safer shoveling

Tips for safer shoveling

The snow has arrived! Tips from Cappino physiotherapist Monica Trozzo on safer shoveling: Have a good technique ❄Bend your knees and lift the snow using your knees not your back. ❄Slightly arch your back and keep it arched while you lift the snow. ❄Grab the shovel...

Stretching tips before any game of golf

Before and after each game, it would be a good idea to warm up with some of the following exercises. Also, if you experience pain while playing, take a small brake and repeat the exercise. Hands, arms and shoulders: Open and close your hand (5 to 10 times); Hands...

Tips before walking to prevent injury

Going for a walk is a great way to get some exercise. However stretching before and after your walk is an important part of the process. By warming up before your walk, you reduce the risk of muscular pain and fatigue. Walk slowly and stretch your calves, hamstrings...

Tips before gardening to prevent injury

Gardening can be a very relaxing activity. However, if you do not warm up properly before starting, it can cause injury which we want to avoid. Here are some tips on how you can warm up before you start your gardening to reduce the risk of muscular pain and fatigue....