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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….

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…

September 20, 2019 Office Manager

Post by Sam Donaldson, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist BAppSci (HMS), MPhtySt, MPhty (Sports). The next few blog posts are aimed at giving you a little insight into what physiotherapy and the greater team of support staff looks like for elite athletes. A look inside their sphere and our world, if you like. 2019 has seen Elyse travel…

January 18, 2019 Keeley Wells

Post by Sam Donaldson, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist Knee osteoarthritis (OA), is a leading cause of pain and loss of physical function in the knee. Unfortunately, knee OA is an increasing problem in our society, closely linked to our ageing and increasingly overweight population. OA in general is the sixth-ranked most common condition presenting to…

January 9, 2019 Keeley Wells

Post by Sam Donaldson, Sports and Exercise Physiotherapist It’s the start of a fantastic new year! Bring on 2019! Bring on the resolutions and the commitment to a better me! Did you also make a commitment to doing more exercise? Maybe it’s to get into the gym more, maybe you’ve bought a bike, maybe you have…

November 22, 2018 Office Manager

Post by Daniel Miller BAppSc (Physiotherapy) Being able to move through the water with less resistance (drag) will improve your speed without having to stroke harder or faster. So how do we do that? Well, one key component is improving your streamline position in the water. A good streamline position requires adequate mobility, flexibility, and stability to…

October 17, 2018 Office Manager

Post by Kerry Staples (MPhysio (Sports) BPhysio (Hons) B HMS (Ex Sci) Sports Physiotherapist APAM) Have you ever heard some-one say, “Oh, it is just an ankle sprain..”, or even thought that yourself?  Yes it may be an ankle sprain, but they may not be as simple as they appear. Lateral ankle sprain is the most prevalent…