Welcome to the Foundation Clinic Blog

Inspiration, advice and news to fuel your rehab.

The Last Blog on Kinesiotape you will ever need to read

Let’s get this out of the way upfront: kinesiotape doesn’t work.

Adina Holder
byAdina Holder
Bay of Plenty Rugby

For the 2022 Rugby season Foundation Clinic are proud to be working with....

Monica Mayry
byMonica Mayry
Helping you get out and enjoy New Zealand's epic trails.

We've teamed up with Wild Things, New Zealand's trail running community, to help you get out and enjoy New Zealand's epic trails.

Craig Newland
byCraig Newland
Back pain myths: Posture, Core Strength, Bulging Discs

“The thrust of these studies is clear – although core exercise can improve low back outcomes, it works no better than general exercise.”

Jacqueline Van Eis
byJacqueline Van Eis
Returning to Exercise after a Covid 19 Infection

It is looking increasingly likely that the majority of Kiwis will experience a COVID infection at some stage.

Adina Holder
byAdina Holder
How Do Muscles Get Bigger?

Before we get into how muscles get bigger, it is important to understand the basic anatomy of a muscle.

Jodi Spurgeon
byJodi Spurgeon
Development pathways to elite sport

Development pathways to elite sporting performance have attracted a lot of attention over recent years

Adina Holder
byAdina Holder
A Parent Guide to Child Growth and Development in Sport

In this guide, parents will be introduced to key concepts relating to child growth and development and how it relates to sport.

Adina Holder
byAdina Holder
Is exercising while wearing a mask safe and practical?

Many people complain bitterly about the discomfort associated with wearing a face mask at rest.

Jodi Spurgeon
byJodi Spurgeon
Foundation Clinic Annual Awards

Congratulations to the winners of the annual Foundation Clinic awards!

Craig Newland
byCraig Newland
How Santa Keeps Injury Free Over Christmas…And How You Can Too!!

Santa often cops a lot of flak for being a little bit on the heavy side but you have to remember that elite athletes come in all shapes and sizes!

Craig Newland
byCraig Newland