Exercise and Injury Prevention

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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Running Drills – Tips to make your style more efficient

With most teams gearing up for pre-season, and the athletics track season already underway.. here are a few hot running drills to help with your technique, make your running style more efficient, and hopefully speed up your times!

What’s All This Hype About My Pelvic Floor Muscle?

Every pregnant woman has heard at least one person tell them to ‘do their pelvic floor exercises

Yet for many people, the pelvic floor, or anything down around ‘the nether-regions’ is simply something that is not spoken about, or something […]

Tips for Rehab After Knee Surgery

As some of you know, I have recently taken a bit of a trip down surgery lane for my left knee. In honour of this event, I thought it might be a good chance to discuss post op management […]