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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Shoulder Rehabilitation

How to prevent shoulder pain and injury

 
As the weather warms up and we pull the bathers out from the bottom drawer or dust off the tennis racquet, I thought it would be a good time to discuss shoulder pain […]

Back Pain

Exercises and techniques to prevent back pain

Let’s talk about back pain. This is a very common affliction, as research has shown that up to 80% of people have lower back pain at some stage in their life! Bede and […]

Achilles Tendinopathy

Achilles Tendon strengthening techniques.

 
This month we’re addressing another common presentation amongst our running clientele (and something I have personally undergone rehab for): an Achilles Tendinopathy.

The term tendinopathy basically refers to degeneration of a tendon, and is usually precipitated by […]

ITB Friction Syndrome – Runners Knee

Lateral knee pain

 
In the build up to the Great Ocean Road & Williamstown marathons in May, both Kathryn and I have seen an increase in running clients presenting with lateral knee pain over the last 6-weeks.

Runners Knee, also […]