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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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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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Are you at risk of an Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles tendinopathy is a non inflammatory, degenerative tendon injury that is a prevalent injury associated with running and jumping based athlete. This change in the tendon comes from an excessive overload on the tendon that causes a degenerative change. Multiple … Continue reading

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The Importance of Strengthening and Core Stability for Injury Prevention

Strength training is often ignored as part of a training regime, especially for Triathletes who are already very time and energy poor as they are required to train in not one, but three separate disciplines. Swimming, biking and running all … Continue reading

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Trail Running – injury and prevention

With the final Rapid Ascent trail race of the season upon us, it is important to make sure you finish the season on a high. Running can place high demands on the body, it can lead to stressed tissues resulting … Continue reading

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Injury Prevention

Injury prevention is the buzz phrase amongst physiotherapists and sports professionals, particularly those involved in the management of elite athletes.  The physiotherapy profession in particular has moved its focus away from injury management and towards preventative strategies.  These may include musclulo-skeletal screenings, … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner Of The Week

Stefanie Wong Stefanie is a physio at Physiohealth. Stefanie completed her Doctor of Physiotherapy degree at the University of Melbourne, after finishing her Bachelor of Biomedicine with a major in Pharmacology. She has a strong passion in sports and martial … Continue reading

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ACL Injury Prevention

What is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament? The ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) is a thick connective band that runs diagonally through the middle of the knee. It prevents the tibia (shin bone) from sliding out in front of the femur (thigh … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner Of The Week

This week our Practitioner of the Week is Gary Singh. Gary’s speciality areas include low back pain rehabilitation, posture related neck and upper back pain, shoulder injuries, knee injuries, ankle pain, post-operative rehabilitation- spinal, knee, hip surgery, injury prevention and … Continue reading

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Physiohealth Practitioner Of The Week – Lisa

This week our Physio Health Practitioner of the Week is Lisa. Physiohealth remedial massage therapist Lisa has been interested in Massage Therapy for over 10 years. Lisa became interested when her girls started gymnastics and she found massage therapy to … Continue reading

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