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Category Archives: Injury Management

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  1. Dry Needling vs. Acupuncture

    As a physiotherapist, I frequently use dry needling as a treatment modality and one of the most common questions I get asked is – what is the difference between dry needling and acupuncture. Dry needling and acupuncture both involve puncturing the skin with thin filament needles for therapeutic purposes. While they use similar needles and…

  2. A Dancers Warm Up

    At the age of 12, I began dancing in shows alongside professional ballerinas from the Royal New Zealand Ballet. I remember seeing how intensely they warmed up and used to think they were mad doing all that extra work on their bodies right before a tiring 8-hour rehearsal. My warm up at that age consisted…

  3. Peak Performance in Sport

    After years competing in a sport internationally thinking you’ve reached your absolute peak, then learning you haven’t even come close could be somewhat overwhelming, but discus and shot put thrower Apii took the opportunity on with determination to enhance her sports performance with Kinematics. Background Apii Tapoki has been throwing for her country, making the…