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    Melbourne Wellness Retreat June 17th – Why you shouldn’t miss it

Melbourne Wellness Retreat June 17th – Why you shouldn’t miss it

The Melbourne One Day Wellness Retreat is on June 17th, and I’m hosting it at Viva! Since I get to use this beautiful space, I had to share the details of this exciting event.

Why you need a one […]

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    Hand and Wrist Injury: The typical injuries and how to treat them

Hand and Wrist Injury: The typical injuries and how to treat them

Sophie Halsall-McLennan has kindly written this month’s guest blog. She specialises in hand injuries.

The hand and wrist are certainly one of many complex structures in our body. Given the importance of our hands and their role in facilitating our […]

How to Prevent and Recover from Acute Hamstring Injuries

Hamstring injuries are common with sports, particularly with sprinting (from 80% to 100% sprint effort), changing direction and movements that involve stretching the muscle such as kicking and tackling. With sprinting, often overload in training which can […]

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    How Do I Avoid Injury? Prevention Is Always Better Than A Cure

How Do I Avoid Injury? Prevention Is Always Better Than A Cure

The new year has turned over and everyone is having a fresh start.

It’s the time of year most team sports are into pre-season training, new year resolution fitness regimes are taking off and excitement is high for new […]

Tips to Avoid Common Summer Holiday Injuries

Holidays injuries are common during the holiday season when we tend to get relax more than usual or get more active than usual – both triggers for some of the common injuries below. Learn the signs and find out […]

Training For a Marathon: Practical Tips to Avoid Injury

With the Melbourne Marathon only 7-weeks away we’re starting to see a steady stream of running-related injuries coming into the clinic as people are upping their running loads/distances.

A New Way of Streamlining your Pilates Experience

We have made some exciting changes to the way our Viva Pilates studio works in the past couple of months and so I thought I’d take the opportunity to tell you all about it.

Excitingly we now have the […]

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    I’ve just found out I’m pregnant – can I keep exercising?

I’ve just found out I’m pregnant – can I keep exercising?

Yes! Pregnancy is an exciting time but many mums-to-be are unsure about how to exercise or what they can do safety during pregnancy.

Exercise is very important during pregnancy: it helps to keep your body strong, prevent the risk of […]

The Evolution of Sitting

Chairs have evolved to be more comfortable and ergonomic to allow us to sit for long periods of time, however, our bodies have not evolved to sit for prolonged periods. As technology has become integral to many of modern […]

The Five Best Things You Can Do For Your Health

The Five Best Things you can do for your Health, from the perspective of a Physiotherapist.

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