Training

A Beginner’s Guide to Running

2020-04-21T14:54:59+10:00

Ever thought of taking up running? Well, now is a good time! With gyms closed and sport suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic, running can be a great alternative to keep your fitness levels up during this period (and to pass some time). Starting out as a runner can be a scary thing though, especially [...]

A Beginner’s Guide to Running2020-04-21T14:54:59+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

Pre-Season Training – How To Make The Most Of It!

2020-02-26T20:55:53+10:00

By this time of year, those of us playing sport are well into our gruelling pre-season. For many, it’s a time to prepare for the oncoming season and for others this is a time to recover from an injury. Why is pre-season so important? “If you fail to prepare, you’ve prepared to fail!” Preseason is [...]

Pre-Season Training – How To Make The Most Of It!2020-02-26T20:55:53+10:00

Sever’s Disease and Winter Sport

2018-06-15T07:59:28+10:00

As the Winter sport season is now well and truly underway, we are starting to see some of the more common overuse injuries affecting children and adolescents. Over the next few weeks, we are going to be looking at the more common musculoskeletal conditions affecting children, starting this week with Sever’s disease. Sever’s disease is [...]

Sever’s Disease and Winter Sport2018-06-15T07:59:28+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

Top 5 Ankle Exercises

2017-08-02T16:13:30+10:00

Ankle Exercises! Last week we looked at sports with a high incidence of ankle sprains, the common mechanisms of injury and then how best to manage your sprained ankle. This week I thought we should take a step back and look at some exercises to help strengthen your ankle and possibly avoid sprains in the first [...]

Top 5 Ankle Exercises2017-08-02T16:13:30+10:00

Spikey Balls 102

2017-05-17T18:00:58+10:00

Spikey Balls 102 Ok today we are looking at 4 more uses for your spikey ball. This follows up from our previous discussion, Spikey Balls 101, when we looked at basic ways your spikey ball can be used to relieve myofascial pain and improve joint range of movement. Pectoral release Stand facing a wall, place [...]

Spikey Balls 1022017-05-17T18:00:58+10:00

Top 7 Tips for Exercising in Winter

2017-05-10T15:06:20+10:00

Exercising and playing sport in winter requires a slightly different approach to help avoid injury, illness and make the most of the daylight hours. Let's dive into Revive Physio's Top 7 Tips for Exercising in Winter. It’s an obvious one but WARMUP! NEVER skip your warmup, especially in winter, otherwise you put yourself at an [...]

Top 7 Tips for Exercising in Winter2017-05-10T15:06:20+10:00

Exercise Post Pregnancy

2017-04-20T14:16:32+10:00

Exercise Post Pregnancy With the rise of social media, there is as much pressure as ever on new mums to look good and get their pre-pregnancy bodies back. We often see celebrities bouncing back as though nothing ever happened, as well as a multitude of confusing and conflicting advice. For the average mum out there, [...]

Exercise Post Pregnancy2017-04-20T14:16:32+10:00