Swimming

Swimming Victoria Age State Championships

The recent Swimming Victoria Age State Championships was well supported by the Physiohealth team over the 5 days of intense competition. Our physiotherapists that specialise in management of swimming athletes were on hand to provide all athletes with the latest … Continue reading

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‘SWIMLATES’ – Pilates for Swimmers

by Dora Pandeloglou Pilates is common form of rehabilitation designed to improve body awareness, strength and flexibility through one’s functional range. It can be used to assist in reducing acute, subacute and chronic pain, in addition to enhancing sporting performance. … Continue reading

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Anterior knee joint pain

The knee is the largest joint in the body, and is one of the more common sources of pain. Anterior knee pain is commonly associated with diagnoses such as patellofemoral joint pain, patellar tendinopathies, bursitis or fat pad impingement. When … Continue reading

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Hockey Injuries and Prevention

Hockey is a popular international Olympic sport. In Australia, hockey is played at clubs, schools and indoor centres. Statistics from the Australian Sports Commission showed an estimated 200,000 Australians aged 15 years and older play outdoor hockey. Hockey requires great … Continue reading

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Gymnasts and Wrist pain

Wrist pain is quite common in gymnastics when weight bearing activities such as handstands, vaulting, beam and vaulting can place forces of up to 5 x body weight when completing skills. Most commonly the wrist pain is located on the … Continue reading

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Can a physiotherapist help you improve your second splits flexibility?

Being able to do the splits is a common topic among dancers and gymnasts, especially second splits. Second splits are also known as straddle, box and centre splits. Most dancers spend hours and hours stretching and perfecting the technique required … Continue reading

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What is OSTEOARTHRITIS?

“I have arthritis” is a common saying in the clinic. The word ‘arthritis’ has become a general term that people use for joint pain, and is often surrounded by negative beliefs such that the world is going to crumble upon … Continue reading

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James Magnussen in shape for Rio

Check out James in his latest ad for Aikon watches.  He looks like he is shape to win Gold at the upcoming Rio Olympics. We wish him  and all the athletes all the best.    

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Anterior hip pain with swimming

Swimming is a popular activity for many people, as it provides a great fitness effect without placing undue stress or load on the body. However the sport does come with its share of injuries, especially those training and competing at … Continue reading

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Williamstown Open Water Championships

Sam Sheppard, Jordan Wilimovsky and Brendan Casey to compete at 2015 Vic Open Water Championships As the 2015 Open Water Championships and WOW Challenge are steadily approaching, our hosting clubs are looking forward to an exciting day of racing an … Continue reading

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Emily Seebohm: The girl with the Midas touch

Image (c) Swimming Australia Australian swimming has a new golden girl in the form of Brisbane backstroker Emily Seebohm who tonight took her world title gold medal tally to three at the 2015 FINA World Championships in Kazan with a … Continue reading

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Bronte’s time to shine as Mitch backs up to take rare double gold

Image (c) Swimming Australia She has been in the shadow of her big sister since she started swimming but tonight it was Bronte Campbell’s turn to shine on the world’s biggest stage when she created family history on a victorious … Continue reading

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Silver lining and Cam still smiling

Image (c) Swimming Australia Australia’s Cam McEvoy has been out-touched for gold by a fingernail in a thrilling 100m freestyle final on the fifth night of action at the FINA World Championships in Kazan. The 21-year-old Gold Coaster claimed the … Continue reading

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Big Mack digs deep for 800m freestyle bronze

Image (C) Swimming Australia Young gun Mack Horton showed just how tough a competitor he is to claim a deserved bronze medal in tonight’s 800 metres freestyle final on the fourth night of the FINA World Championships in Kazan. It … Continue reading

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Golden night for Dolphins as backstrokers rule the pool

Australian backstrokers Emily Seebohm, Mitch Larkin and Madi Wilson ruled the pool on a golden night for the Dolphins at the 16th FINA World Championships in Kazan tonight. In Australia’s finest single night since the 2005 World titles in Montreal, … Continue reading

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Scapula pushups

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Scapula Retraction In Prone

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How To – SAPP

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How To – Upper Traps and Levator Scapula Stretch

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How To – Thoracic Rotation Sustained Hold

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How To – Thoracic Extension Over Foam Roller

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How To – Single Leg Squat

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How To – Shoulder Bridge

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How To – Scapula Setting And Pull Through

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How To – Scapula Retraction With Theraband

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How To – Scapula Retraction In Prone With Arm Lift

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How To – Scapula Retraction With 45deg Abduction

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How To – SAPP On Fitball

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How To – Prone Pull Downs

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How To – Plantar Flexion Stretch

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How To – Plank

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How To – Plank On Fitball

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How To – Piriformis Stretch

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How To – Lat Stretch

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How To – ITB With Foam Roller

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How To – Hip Flexor Stretch

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How To – Fitball Hip and Knee Extension

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How To – Self Massage With Spikey Ball For Gluteals

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How To – External Rotation with 90deg Abduction

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How To – External Rotation At 0 deg Abduction

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How To – Clams

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How To – Ballistic Thoracic Rotation

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How To – Advanced Plank

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