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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 – […]

  • Foam roller stretches
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    Foam Roller Exercises and Stretches for Injury Prevention and Physiotherapy

Foam Roller Exercises and Stretches for Injury Prevention and Physiotherapy

Foam roller exercises… most people either love them or hate them!

Truthfully, most people start out hating them but learn to love them when they feel the benefits of regular use.

I’ll be honest, using a foam roller on the ITB […]

Isaac’s University Blacks Story

Our receptionist, RMIT Engineering Student and Uni Blacks player Isaac Anderson writes this week’s blog all about the University Blacks.

The Melbourne University Football Club is the second oldest AFL club in the country, behind only the Melbourne Football Club. […]

  • Sports Physio
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    What You Need To Know About Your Hamstring Injury and How To Prevent It

What You Need To Know About Your Hamstring Injury and How To Prevent It

Sports Physio and Your Hamstring

Well with the winter sport season in full swing, we’ve seen a ‘string’ of Hamstring injuries coming through the clinic over the last 4 weeks.

For those of you who’ve done a hamstring yourself – you’ll […]