Neuromuscular Electrical Stimulation: An Effective Tool for Rehabilitation – Matthew Osborn AEP

It is widely recognised that to manage acute or chronic musculoskeletal injuries (such as Osteoarthritis, Tendinopathy etc), resistance training is the ideal form of rehabilitation. Through resistance training, we can learn how to activate and strengthen the muscles that have been deconditioned via injury. Through building muscle mass and improving the signals from the brain…

Neuromuscular Priming – Jackson Free AES

Maximising athletic potential is essential for sporting success. Beyond the weeks and weeks spent in the gym to develop an individual’s fitness, strength and power, Neuromuscular Priming can provide additional short-term improvements to athletic potential.   Firstly, what is neuromuscular priming, and how does it work?   Neuromuscular Priming or NMP involves individuals performing low…

Exercise and Pregnancy – Kirby Harley AEP

  For years pregnant women were viewed as needing to be confined to rest for their entire pregnancy to avoid complications. However, only up until recently, 2002 in fact, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologist (AGOG) published new recommendations regarding the benefits of exercise during pregnancy and stipulated specific guidelines regarding exercise prescription and…