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Exercise and Injury Prevention

How To Improve Your Running – Part Two

Could your running technique be slowing you down?

There’s actually a lot that goes into technique.

Let’s try and simplify it down and see if you can do some simple self-analysis to help understand more.

Let’s start with your stride […]

How To Improve Your Running – Part One

3 Simple Ways To Running Better

With temperatures dropping below 5degrees in Melbourne, I can guarantee hitting the snooze button has become a frequent occurrence across the city.

If you’ve fallen into this cycle, and you’re finding your motivation levels […]

Common Hiking Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Although the days are getting shorter and the temperatures are dropping we are most definitely experiencing an Indian summer. With that in mind, there has never been a better time to take advantage of the beautiful conditions and explore […]

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    The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Protect Your Health

The Dangers of Sitting All Day and How to Protect Your Health

We are at a crisis point in our society and individually. Our lifestyles have changed so much in the past 50 years that our bodies are not able to keep up with our economic evolution.

We need to think […]

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    5 Tips For Staying Healthy and Injury-Free Over The Christmas Break

5 Tips For Staying Healthy and Injury-Free Over The Christmas Break

The Christmas Period is always a busy time when many a drink is enjoyed, but more often than not, health regimes go down the gurgler.

We all have a lot of awareness around what we eat and drink at Christmas […]

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – part 3

Following our previous 2 blogs on ski tips for office workers and the top 5 snow injuries, it’s now time to talk about how to prepare your body for the slopes.

In this blog, I’m going to […]

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – Part 2

This post is a Part 2 of 2 – Following on from Ski Injury for desk workers – Part 1 | Photo by asoggetti 

Our top 5 Snow Injuries

Following Caitlin’s last blog on injury prevention in the […]

Ski Injury Prevention for desk workers – Part 1

Our Physio Caitlin Reid and friends hiking the Toilet Bowl face up The Remarkables, NZ in 2016

How your gear can prevent ski injuries

Snow is falling across the country so this month we’re focused on the ski season. […]

Learn More About the Calf Muscle and How to Prevent Injury

Calf injuries are one of the most prevalent muscle injuries in athletes involved in running-based sports, secondary only to hamstring injuries. 

We see calf injuries as a result of sports involving a lot of high-speed running like AFL, soccer and […]

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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 […]