Physiotherapy

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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 […]

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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Could Sitting At Your Desk Be As Dangerous As Smoking?

Why sitting is the new smoking.

There has been a lot of discussion in the media lately about the benefits of standing more during the day, with the potential health risks associated with sitting for 6-8 hours each day deemed […]

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 […]

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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    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 […]

5 Common Sports Physio Injuries and How To Avoid Them

With a few big events coming up in Melbourne over the next couple of months Melbourne Marathon and Run Melbourne, I thought I’d take a moment to write about […]