Of Muscle Strains & Training Loads

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Muscle strains don’t just happen out of nowhere! As we approach the end of most summer sporting seasons, there tends…

(K)NOT WHAT YOU THINK!

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So, what does a muscle knot even mean? You have a ‘tight’ spot in your muscle, what do you call…

Getting to the core

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What does core strength actually mean? My first perception of ‘core strength’ was when I was a young basketballer and…

No Motivation? Read this!

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So you’re stuck indoors, you have no motivation to continue that home exercise program or your gym closed down and…

No Motivation? Read this!

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So you’re stuck indoors, you have no motivation to continue that home exercise program or your gym closed down and you cant fathom lifting baked bean cans for weights when you’re used to bench pressing 40kg. You gotta keep going somehow, you gotta keep your strength, flexibility and cardio up. But how? When Netflix is…

I-Phone Neck

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Only in the last few years has “i-phone neck” or “text neck” been considered a diagnosis for neck and spinal…

Tennis injuries anyone?

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Summer is serving us some injuries – here’s how we can help your tennis related aches and pains! The Australian…

The uphill battle with getting rid of chronic pain (Part 2)

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If you haven’t read the previous blog on chronic pain, read it, ask me some questions and then read this article in succession. There will be many of you that feel I don’t empathise with you. You may be thinking, “it’s not as easy as that” or “this physio doesn’t feel what I feel, or…

Tight Calves Causes & Remedy

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“Why are my calves so tight?” Many runners may ask themselves. Usually, the reason for this tightness is simply fatigue.…

The uphill battle with getting rid of chronic pain (and how to at least start!)

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So you’ve just seen your physiotherapist and they’ve given you the advice, that in order to get rid of that niggling groin or chronic neck pain, you need to attend a certain number of treatment sessions, generally in parallel with some form of exercise based rehabilitation. Attending the treatment sessions, listening to the physiotherapist and…

Bending Over Backwards!

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Is it safe to bend your back? Is it safe to use your back to lift? Should you keep your back straight and not bend at all? Yes, Yes and No. A lot of the time we get asked, is it safe to bend your back and use it to help your lifting? The answer…

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