Clinical Pilates for Kids & Teens: Wakefield Sports Clinic

Clinical Pilates for Kids & Teens: Wakefield Sports Clinic

Wakefield Sports Clinic’s physios have recently started a Clinical Pilates Class especially for Kids and Teens. Not only can Pilates help to improve postural awareness, flexibility, strength and balance but can also assist in maintaining a healthy body weight. Clinical Pilates for Kids and Teens sessions are based on an individualised program in a fun […]

Parenting Junior Athletes

Sports help children develop physical skills, get exercise, make friends, have fun, learn to play as a member of a team, learn to play fair, and improve self-esteem. But it’s a fact that in the wrong environment, sport can create more damage than good to your child’s development. Every parent has the right to be […]

Signs & Symptons Of Heat Exhaustion

Signs & Symptons Of Heat Exhaustion

Heat exhaustion starts slowly and if not quickly treated can progress to heatstroke. Heatstroke requires immediate emergency medical care and can be fatal. Signs and Symptons Of heat exhaustion: headache increased sweating cool, clammy skin elevation of body temperature increased thirst weakness fainting muscle cramps nausea and vomiting irritability Of heatstroke: severe headache weakness, dizziness […]

Overtraining And Burnout Leads To An Unhealthy Scenario For A Young Athlete

In today’s society, highly-driven young athletes often struggle with overtraining syndrome. Children are often surrounded by the hype of sports and it is easy to see how a young athlete could push themselves too far in their quest to be a great athlete. As one would expect, often when young patients are asked what they […]