Category: Blog

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…

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…

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…

September 12, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Mal Fayers, B Phty APAM This week is Migraine Awareness Week in Australia. Headaches and migraines affect almost five million Australian’s each year. Migraines alone cost the economy $35.7 billion in 2018. Not to mention, they are painful, inconvenient, and can last for days at a time. 71% of the five million migraine…

September 5, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Australian’s love their high intensity sport. Our athletes are incredibly athletic and our young people look up to this athleticism with admiration and inspiration. Sports like AFL, Soccer, Netball, Basketball and Rugby are all considered the highest risk sports for lower limb injuries, with a not-so common…

September 5, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Mal Fayers, B Phty APAM Physiotherapist The hip joint is the largest ball and socket joint in our body. It connects the pelvis to the thigh bone and is responsible for a multitude of movements and muscular attachments. Whilst it is incredibly durable, the hip is very susceptible to injury through acute traumatic…

July 23, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Daniel Miller, BAppSc (Physiotherapy) Feeding good movement regularly to your spine is essential for a healthy back. Too often in the modern world we are too static and not providing enough motion through our whole body let alone our spine. On the flip side there seems to be a negative connotation with bending…

April 3, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Will Thwaite, BPhty (Hons), BSc, APAM 1 – Physical screenings and assessment. A physiotherapy football screening involves a thorough assessment of flexibility, joint range of motion, strength, co-ordination and movement control of the lower limb. It is important to assess the areas prone to injury in footballers including the main leg muscles as well…