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Recurring Ankle Sprains – Chronic Ankle Instability

by Ashlea Otto Ankle sprains are a common musculoskeletal injury which affect those participating in sport and within the general community (1,2). People experience pain, swelling and poor function, which requires rehabilitation to heal and return to normal activities such … Continue reading

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Pes Anserine Bursitis- “A pain in the knee”

By Emma Hoy What is Pes Anserine bursitis? Pes Anserine bursitis is an inflammation of the bursa located on the inside of the knee, just below the joint line. The Pes Anserinus is the common insertion point for three key … Continue reading

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Hamstring Strains – Southern Twang

By Lauren Belza Hamstring strains are one of the most common soft tissue injuries. Unfortunately these tears can sideline athletes for 2-6 weeks, depending on the severity and location of the tear. The hamstrings refer to a group of muscles … Continue reading

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Prehabilitation for ACL Reconstruction

By Jorden Radliff Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) injuries are one of the most common knee injuries that occur in sport, especially in females with a 2-8x greater risk than males (Hilibrand et al., 2015). With such a substantial time on … Continue reading

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ACL – What you ‘Kneed’ to Know

By Liz Pattison The anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL, is an important ligament that stabilises your knee joint. The rate of ACL injuries is increasing rapidly in Australia, with 72% of injuries being sport-related. ACL injuries occur most frequently in … Continue reading

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What Should I Do With My Flat Feet?

By Matthew Camenzuli Flat Feet (or pes valgus) is a common finding in many people, including in children. However, what is the real importance of having a strong arch in your foot, and is it ‘bad’ to have flat feet? … Continue reading

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How To – Crunches With Leg Lift

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How To – Femoral Nerve Stretch

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How To – Incine Plank With Fitball

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How To – Incline Plank With Knee To Chest

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How To – Knee Plank With Alternate Leg Lifts

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How To – Knee To Chest

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How To – Lumbar Rotation

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How To – Pectoral Stretch

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How To – Plank With Leg Lift

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How To – Posterior Cuff Deltoid Stretch

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How To – Side Plank With Hip Abduciton

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How To – Side Plank With Hip Drop

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How To – Side Plank

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How To – Single Leg Bridge

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How To – Step Up

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How To – Ankle Inversion/Eversion

Osler demonstrates an exercise for the ankle muscles using a theraband.

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How To – Arabesque (single leg dead lift)

Andy from Physiohealth demonstrates how to do an arabesque exercise. This is a great exercise for glute activation and eccentric hamstring loading exercise and is a good exercise to complete after a hamstring strain and kicking sports where weight is … Continue reading

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How To – Heel Raisers

Jed from Physiohealth shows the correct execution of a heel raise. This is a commonly prescribed exercise for lower limb injuries, in particular it’s used in the recovery of knee injuries and ankle injuries. Jed takes you through the basic … Continue reading

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How To – Swimmer’s Catch & Pull Exercise

Megan demonstrates a swimming specific exercise that works on the retraction of the shoulder as it comes back through (specific to the freestyle stroke). This exercise is designed to strengthen the retractors in a swimming specific position.

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How To – Gluteal Activation Exercise

Meagan demonstrates a glute activation exercise. This exercise supports the pelvis area while activating the glute at the same time.

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How To – Rotational Gluteal Exercise

Meagan demonstrates how to do a glute strengthening exercise. This exercise works on isolating one particular glute at a time. This is an intermediate exercise perfect for swimmers.

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How To – Drive Through in Side Lying

Polly demonstrates stability exercises to work glutes and to get the hip moving in isolation.

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How To – Drive Through Exercise

Polly demonstrates a progression for running exercise.

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How To – Bridge with Hip Twist

Polly demonstrates the progression of the bridge of Pilates exercises.

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How To – Wall Lifts

Poly demonstrates an exercise to work on getting some isolation between the lumbar, pelvis and hip – great for runners and cyclists.

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How To – Split Leg Squats

Polly demonstrates a split leg squat and shows the progression to make this exercise more challenging.

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How To – Supported Declined Single Leg Squat

Here is Polly demonstrating an exercise to get the glutes working.

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How To – Wall Squats

Jed demonstrates how to correctly execute a wall squat. Wall squats are a commonly prescribed exercise for any lower limb injuries, especially after knee surgery.

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How To – Step Ups

Jed demonstrating how to correctly execute a Step Up. Working the Quads, Hamstrings and Glutes.

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How To – Crab Walk Exercise

Gary with the help of Scott demonstrates how to do a crab walk. The crab walk exercise helps build up strength in the Gluteus Medius muscles, the muscles on the side of your hip. These muscles are important in any … Continue reading

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How To – Neural Slides

Scott from Physio Health demonstrates a stretch to help loosen the hamstring. This stretch helps loosen the nerve that runs down the back and leg.

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How To – Scapula Retraction

Scott from Physio Health demonstrates an exercise for the shoulders. This is a great exercise for posture and helps alleviate shoulder pain.

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How To – Glute & ITB Stretching Using a Foam Roller

This video demonstrates how to stretch the glutes and ITB using a Foam Roller. Tight Glutes and ITB can cause knee, hip and even lower back pain.

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How To – Stretch The Lats

Justin McEvoy explains and demonstrates how to stretch the Latissimus Dorsi (Lats). To perform this particular Lat stretch you just need something to hang on to, like a bar or post. Once you have hold of the bar with one … Continue reading

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How To – Strengthen The Glutes

Cory Prout explains and demonstates how to effectively strengthen the glute muscles with an exercise that can be done at home (or anywhere really)! All you need is a piece of Theraband (available at Physiohealth) tied into a loop and … Continue reading

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How To – Perform An Incline Single Leg Squat

Physiotherapist Polly Dhar demonstrates how to perform an Incline Single Leg Squat. This particular exercise is good for ankle and knee rehabilitation. It is important to concentrate on good pelvis alignment and core control throughout this exercise. Important Steps! 1) … Continue reading

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How To – Use A Foam Roller To Stretch The ITB

Key Points: Support your body weight by resting on your forearms Have your heals together and knees straight. If rolling for 10 minutes spend at least 6 minutes on the ‘distal’ 3rd (closer to the knee). Perform small rolling movements … Continue reading

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