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Comedian Toby Halligan Highly Recommends a Stand-Up Desk

Written by Toby Halligan, Viva Pilates Enthusiast. Toby is a stand-up Comedian and writes for The Project and Legally Brown.

For most people with chronic injuries the moment that changed their lives seems oddly insignificant.

Mine began walking around Canberra’s […]

What You Really Ought to Know About Tennis Elbow

Tennis Elbow or Lateral Epicondylitis

With the Australian Open now over, I thought I’d take a moment to write about the injury “Tennis Elbow” or Lateral Epicondylitis as it is known in medical circles.

As is the case with many medical […]

Prepping Your Body to Surf Like Kelly Slater

Summer: water gets warmer, drinks get colder, music gets louder, nights get longer, life gets better.

For our surfing enthusiasts out there, Isaac and I have put our heads together and created a blog detailing a few exercises to […]

Simulating Labour: Gender Warfare with Lehmo and GoldFM

I wouldn’t say it’s usual to receive a call from one’s boss on a Tuesday night, requesting assistance to simulate childbirth on morning radio.

Whilst not part of the usual job description of a physio, I was ‘fairly’ easily […]

The Tennis Injuries To Watch Out For This Summer

Four Common Tennis Injuries

With the Australian Open just over a month away, it is often an inspiring time for us to discover our inner Raffa or Federer.

As you dust off the tennis racquet from last summer we […]

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    Recovering from exercise, what are your options and what is the evidence

Recovering from exercise, what are your options and what is the evidence

Exercise Recovery Methods

Recovery methods following participation in sport or physical activity is a growing phenomenon.

While initially these strategies tended to be employed only by elite level athletes, it is now more and more common to see the local football […]

3 Hot Recovery Tips Ahead of the Melbourne Marathon

Recovering Between Runs

With the Melbourne Marathon coming up this Sunday, all the hard work (in terms of mileage) should have been done, and you will be tapering in the build up to the big day!

Physical conditioning aside, there […]

Everything You Need To Know About Your Ankle Injury

Ankle Sprains and Rehabilitation

Ankle sprains are a common sporting injury, but can be a lot more problematic to rehabilitate than the often simple mechanism of injury.

Most ankle sprains are of the lateral ligaments and occur when the […]

Getting Away From Your Desk To Raise Money For Charity

Pilates Class For A Cause

It’s becoming increasingly important for small businesses to support their local community and engage in activities that embrace social conscience. This is how Viva Physiotherapy’s “Class For A […]

Wearing a Helmet to Stay Safe on the Ski Fields

Skiing Injuries in the Spotlight

The snow gods have smiled upon the Australian snow fields for the 2014 season.

Whether you’re a skier or snowboarder, newbie or old-timer, there’s something exciting about the alpine environment.

There’s no doubt about it, however – […]