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Getting Away From Your Desk To Raise Money For Charity

Pilates Class For A Cause

It’s becoming increasingly important for small businesses to support their local community and engage in activities that embrace social conscience. This is how Viva Physiotherapy’s “Class For A […]

Wearing a Helmet to Stay Safe on the Ski Fields

Skiing Injuries in the Spotlight

The snow gods have smiled upon the Australian snow fields for the 2014 season.

Whether you’re a skier or snowboarder, newbie or old-timer, there’s something exciting about the alpine environment.

There’s no doubt about it, however – […]

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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 […]

Isaac’s University Blacks Story

Our receptionist, RMIT Engineering Student and Uni Blacks player Isaac Anderson writes this week’s blog all about the University Blacks.

The Melbourne University Football Club is the second oldest AFL club in the country, behind only the Melbourne Football Club. […]

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    What You Need To Know About Your Hamstring Injury and How To Prevent It

What You Need To Know About Your Hamstring Injury and How To Prevent It

Sports Physio and Your Hamstring

Well with the winter sport season in full swing, we’ve seen a ‘string’ of Hamstring injuries coming through the clinic over the last 4 weeks.

For those of you who’ve done a hamstring yourself – you’ll […]

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 […]

Returning to running after pregnancy

Viva Physio would like to welcome our guest blogger, Cara Waters, journalist, runner and mother of 8 month-old Clemmentine. Cara shares with us some of her insights into returning to running after pregnancy. Cara is an editor at SmartCompany.com, […]

The Verdict on Barefoot Running

As we get so many questions on this topic in the clinic, I thought I’d write this month’s blog on Barefoot Running from a physiotherapist’s point of view.

Some of you keen runners out there may have already heard […]

10 Benefits of Doing Pilates While You’re Pregnant

Pregnancy Pilates

With an ever-increasing number of pregnant ladies coming into the clinic for both treatment and Pilates classes, I’ve compiled 10 awesome reasons to do Pilates during your pre-natal period. As well as helping you during your pregnancy, Pilates […]

How to get yourself in shape for pre-season AFL footy

Stretching Exercises for the Budding Football Superstar

With the footy season on our doorstep, here are 7 easy pre-training mobility exercises to help with injury prevention & improving performance.

This routine should only take 10-15mins, and can be done before every […]