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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 […]

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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 has a special interest and clinical expertise in hand injuries.

The hand and wrist are certainly one of many complex structures in our body. Given the importance of our hands […]

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 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. There is a […]

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 […]

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 […]

Prepping Your Body to Surf Like Kelly Slater

Summer: water gets warmer, drinks get colder, music gets louder, nights get longer, life gets better.

For our surfing enthusiasts out there, Isaac and I have put our heads together and created a blog detailing a few exercises to […]