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Shin Splints – “Medial Tibial Stress Syndrome”

Shin splints is a generic term used to describe pain experienced over the front or inside of the lower leg. The most common presentation of pain in this area is an irritation of the muscles and their attachments to the … Continue reading

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Femoral Acetabular Impingement (FAI) & Hip Dysplasia

By Andrew Lay. Grad Cert Sports Physio, B.Physio (Hons) FAI is a common hip joint condition which typically manifests as pain at the front of the hip and/or groin. It is more common in activities requiring greater hip flexibility such … Continue reading

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Acute Low back pain and Core stability

A summary and explanation of the rationale behind core stability training for acute low back pain.   Introduction Low back pain is a common disorder, with 80% percent of the population likely to experience low back pain at some stage (Walker, … Continue reading

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Stress Fractures

Stress fractures are one of the more common sporting injuries, affecting runners more than any other. They develop from an increase in repetitive load on a bone that come from a significant increase or change to training. The most common … 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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Barefoot Running

Whats the story with this barefoot running craze? Have you noticed more people running around in those funny looking glove like shoes?  Have you noticed a few more lighter running shoes on the shelves that aren’t like your traditional heavier … Continue reading

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Andy’s Half Iron Man Challenge – Week 9

This week we have a video analysis of Andy running with Cory from Physiohealth providing commentary. Looking good Andy! Here is Andy running from front view: Here is Andy running from back view: And from side on:

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How To – Eccentric Hamstring Strengthen

Michael from Physiohealth demonstrates how to strengthen hamstrings eccentrically. This is an important exercise for those playing soccer and football who do a lot of running and jumping. Using weights is optional but helps with the strengthening. it’s important to … Continue reading

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Running Form Comparison

Running Form Comparison – Shep vs Murray Man 2012                 Good form – Strong and efficient – 1.22.30 for 21.1km/3.54pace – Head up – Shoulders back and relaxed – Chest up and forward … Continue reading

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