Exercise and Injury Prevention

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – Part 1

Our Physio Caitlin Reid and friends hiking the Toilet Bowl face up The Remarkables, NZ in 2016

How your gear can prevent ski injuries

Snow is falling across the country so this month we’re focused on the ski season. […]

Learn More About the Calf Muscle and How to Prevent Injury

Calf injuries are one of the most prevalent muscle injuries in athletes involved in running-based sports, secondary only to hamstring injuries. 

We see calf injuries as a result of sports involving a lot of high-speed running like AFL, soccer and […]

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    What is the Gluteus Medius and Why is it so Important for my Running?

What is the Gluteus Medius and Why is it so Important for my Running?

Injuries are common amongst runners, particularly as athletes increase speeds, distances or vary training programs.

The Gluteus Medius is one of the most important, yet often forgotten muscles in preventing and rehabilitating running injuries both […]

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.

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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