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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

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

How to… Low Dye Taping

2020-03-09T18:45:44+10:00

If you rely on somebody to tape your foot…well now you don’t have to! In today’s “How to” blog we are going to look at how to do your own Low Dye taping.   What is Low Dye taping? What is it used for? Low dye taping is a taping technique designed to support the [...]

How to… Low Dye Taping2020-03-09T18:45:44+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

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

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

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – A Real Pain In The Knee

2019-10-24T12:28:37+10:00

Do you have pain in the front of your knee that seems to have come from nowhere? Does it hurt when you are going up or downstairs? Or if you have been sitting for too long? Well there is a fair chance that you have developed Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome (PFPS), a pain in the front [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome – A Real Pain In The Knee2019-10-24T12:28:37+10:00

Ankle Sprains in Basketball

2019-10-17T15:34:07+10:00

As physios, ankle sprains are one of the most common sporting basketball injuries we see! However, we find its prevalence may be responsible for the public’s relaxed attitude to the management of this injury, and hence a high recurrence rate. It is said only 50% of people suffering an ankle sprain seek medical attention!! As [...]

Ankle Sprains in Basketball2019-10-17T15:34:07+10:00

How to get active when you are busy

2018-04-13T12:47:29+10:00

Physical activity helps to promote healthy growth and development, build strong bones and muscles, helps improve sleep and helps improve confidence and self-esteem in children. According to recent research, physical activity levels for Australians are declining, with around 62% of Australian adults not meeting the recommended physical activity guidelines. Many of us are ‘time poor’, [...]

How to get active when you are busy2018-04-13T12:47:29+10:00