Wellness

Common Causes of Low Back Pain

Low back pain is one of the most common conditions we see at Ace Sports Clinic, with up to 80% of adults suffering from lower back pain in their lives. The prevalence rate for children and adolescents is lower than that seen in adults but is rising (World Health Organization). Often, low back pain, is of gradual onset, creeping

Exercise

Exercising from Home

Not having access to a gym is not the end. You can still Stay Active! With many gyms temporarily closed and an explosion of bodyweight workout routines popping up on social media, we want to help you figure out what you should be doing. Keeping active is important for many reasons including both physical and mental health(1). It is

Wellness

Three Simple Tools to Support the Immune System

The immune system is comprised of many interconnected biological structures and processes that help to protect the body against infection. Below are three simple factors to incorporate into your lifestyle to help improve the functioning of your immune system. 1. Hydrate Drinking enough clean water to fulfill your minimum daily requirements is imperative for proper immune system

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Headaches & Muscle Tension in Your Upper Shoulders & Neck?

Headaches and muscle tension? This could be coming from your posture! Muscle tension and headaches are a common complaint that can develop from looking down, or slouching for prolonged periods of time as the neck develops a forward head posture. Typically, both of these problems develop with office workers who sit in front of a

Wellness

Do You Have a Clear Path for Your Injury or Complaint?

Are you wondering what the road to recovery looks like? At Ace Sports Clinic, we deliver an individualised Client Care Plan providing a clear outline of your injury and what you can expect on your path to recovery. After working with elite athletes around the world, one question arose, how are these athletes able to train at such a high level

Exercise

Are You Ready for Your Workout?

Are You Ready for Your Workout? Have you heard the discussion around warming up, static stretching, dynamic stretching and unsure what this means to you? Recent research recommends the use of a dynamic active warm-up prior to exercise. Studies have found that dynamic stretching before exercise helps to increase performance and decrease the potential for

Wellness

Is Your Home Office Set up?

The Importance of Home Ergonomics Scientific evidence suggests that proper workplace ergonomics is necessary to help you stay comfortable while working from home. This includes correct chair height, correct positioning of keyboard, mouse, screen and good desk posture.  An incorrect set up with any of these can result in aches and pains.  Back, neck and

Exercise

How Exercise Affects the Immune System!

To operate at a high level, the immune system requires balance and harmony across a multitude of functions within the body. Lifestyle factors and general healthy living strategies are an excellent way to support your immune system and allowing it to fight off illness. (1) Some of the lifestyle factors that can lead to a strong