Author: Office Manager

August 3, 2021 Office Manager

With the Olympic swimming having now finished, we saw legendary performances in the pool from Ariarne Titmus and Emma McKeon and the best gold medal haul ever by an Australian Swimming Team. Their amazing results were the culmination of years of hard work and dedication to their craft, both in and out of the water….

May 18, 2021 Office Manager

My hip hurts when I squat. Post by Sam Donaldson, APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist Why does my hip hurt when I squat? Hip pain during squatting is a frequent complaint with many gym goers and can be a big frustration. It can cause people to shift body weight, change exercises, avoid squatting, lose motivation and…

December 16, 2020 Office Manager

Blog post by Mal Fayers, Physiotherapist Thoracic outlet syndrome, or TOS, is a complex condition that can take years to diagnose. For many, getting an answer as to why their arm has been sore or numb is a long and difficult process. But once identified, TOS can be treated and those suffering can once again live…

June 8, 2020 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson, APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist Shin pain while running can be a tiresome and frustrating issue for all runners, from the causal runner, to the elite. Exercises for shin pain can be effective in reducing the symptoms and even improving your running efficiency and pace. But what causes this shin pain? First, it’s…

June 1, 2020 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson, APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist Want to know how to fix your knee pain while running? Knee pain while running is a regular presentation to the clinic. Otherwise known as patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS), chondromalacia patella, ITB (iliotibial band) syndrome, knee cap pain and more, this problem is relatively common for runners…

May 25, 2020 Office Manager

Well hasn’t it been an interesting few months! Many people are now attempting to remain fit or have started their fitness journey in the wake of the changing environment we now all find ourselves in. The easiest form is walking and running. But what if you’re not familiar with it? Firstly, see our last blog…

May 18, 2020 Office Manager

Social restrictions have meant isolation, but we are still allowed to exercise! As a result we are seeing more and more people that have made grand plans to get fit. Great news! We do, unfortunately, live in a country that is aging, increasing in weight and increasingly inactive. So, getting out and about is wonderful….

March 24, 2020 Office Manager

Post by Mal Fayers, B Phty APAM Physiotherapist COVID-19, otherwise known as coronavirus, has understandably dominated recent headlines. As tougher restrictions are implemented by the Australian Government, we find ourselves in uncertain waters. As lifestyles and daily routines change with social isolation and working from home, increase in sedentary behaviours become more apparent. More sitting,…

December 19, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Kerry Staples, M Sports Physio (Sports), B HMS (Ex Sci), APA Sports & Exercise Physiotherapist Nine out of 10 Australian teens don’t get the recommended hour a day of physical activity. Australia ranks 140th out of 146 countries on the global activity rankings for 11-17 year olds! “Baby Boomers” were the most active…

November 7, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Michael Thiel-Paul, Remedial Massage Therapist Massage therapy is an excellent wellness tool and can be incorporated as a regular part of a self-perpetuating healthy lifestyle including eating, exercising and sleeping well. The value of massage should not be diminished to simply enjoyable sensations experienced during the treatment (though this does offer benefits not…