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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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

Seasonal Swimming – A Physiotherapist’s perspective

Preventing Swimming Injuries

 
Although our Melbourne weather is at times telling us a bit of a different story, it’s quickly becoming that time of year again. With summer upon us, it’s time for people to start shedding some layers, pulling […]

Patellar Tendinosis

Patellar Tendinopathy strengthening techniques

 
Figures show that up to 40% of jumping athletes, and 14% of recreational athletes have experienced patellar tendinopathy at some point in their sporting career. The site of tenderness is usually just below the patella (kneecap): […]

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 […]

Shin Splints or MTP

Pre-season injuries: medial shin pain/ MTSS / MTP / ‘Shin Splints’

 
Most people have heard the term shin splints which is a generalised term covering a number of different injuries in the shin area. This term is slowly being phased […]

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 […]