Stretching

Plantar Fasciitis

2020-05-07T15:29:56+10:00

Plantar heel pain AKA plantar fasciitis is an overuse condition of the plantar fascia often at its origin and attachment to the heel bone (calcaneus). Those that have had it know how painful and frustrating this injury can be. Some describe it as walking on broken glass every morning. Ouch! Over the years, treatment for [...]

Plantar Fasciitis2020-05-07T15:29:56+10:00

Muscle Cramps

2020-03-12T14:30:51+10:00

  If you’ve ever had a muscle cramp, you know how painful they can be especially when it strikes when you least expect it. Ouch! A very common question that we get is ‘how do I stop cramps?’ Most people think that dehydration or heat causes cramps and we’ve all seen the ‘magic remedy’ like [...]

Muscle Cramps2020-03-12T14:30:51+10:00

Shin Splints

2020-03-02T15:03:41+10:00

One of the most frustrating things is wanting to run or play sport and being limited by niggling pain that doesn’t seem to go away. Shin splints, also known as "Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome (MTSS)" is an umbrella term for pain in the shin with running or activity, that may not be debilitating but can be [...]

Shin Splints2020-03-02T15:03:41+10:00

Clinical Pilates…What is it exactly?

2019-11-14T16:05:45+10:00

We get asked this question so much, we have made a blog to answer all those burning questions!!! So firstly, what exactly is Clinical Pilates? Well it is a form of physical exercise that focuses on… posture core stability strength, balance control flexibility breathing HOW does it work? Pilates works to improve the dynamic stability [...]

Clinical Pilates…What is it exactly?2019-11-14T16:05:45+10:00

Long-haul flying… with an injury (and how to keep moving)!

2018-07-09T12:57:34+10:00

Flying up at 30,000 feet and stuck in a tight economy class seat isn’t the best place to enable maximal injury recovery. For many people, sitting for long periods might have been the cause of their initial injury or even what flares up their pain. So for those lucky enough to be escaping the Melbourne [...]

Long-haul flying… with an injury (and how to keep moving)!2018-07-09T12:57:34+10:00

Sitting exercises for lower back pain

2018-05-17T14:22:26+10:00

Following on from last week’s blog investigating lower back pain when sitting, today our focus moves to prevention! Some jobs can be quite physically demanding without leaving the office chair or driver’s seat. So if your work is predominantly sedentary and you have experienced back pain when sitting, today’s blog is for you. The following [...]

Sitting exercises for lower back pain2018-05-17T14:22:26+10:00

Hamstring Exercises

2018-03-29T07:31:28+10:00

Last week we looked at the most common injury in the AFL, the hamstring strain! This week it’s all about prevention and maintenance. Here are 4 exercises to try at home to help strengthen and condition your hamstrings, and endure the rigours of your chosen sport! All of these exercises are bodyweight only – no [...]

Hamstring Exercises2018-03-29T07:31:28+10:00

Hamstring injuries

2018-03-22T04:55:20+10:00

With footy season starting this week, I thought it would be perfect timing to discuss footy’s most commonly injured body part... the hammy! In the AFL, each club will average six hamstring injuries per season. That’s the most games missed of any injury! And unfortunately, of these, 30% are likely to recur throughout the year. [...]

Hamstring injuries2018-03-22T04:55:20+10:00

Tips to Prevent Back Pain on Road Trips

2017-12-14T14:47:27+10:00

Long Summer days are the perfect opportunity to explore the vast expanses of Australia as you head off on road trips with family and friends. However, if you suffer from low back pain, riding in the car for an hour or more can be a real challenge. Our bodies weren’t designed to sit for hours [...]

Tips to Prevent Back Pain on Road Trips2017-12-14T14:47:27+10:00