SPORTS INJURY

There are two basic types of sports injury. Acute injuries are the unlucky times when you sprain an ankle or break a leg. Overuse injuries are more about your technique: putting too much strain on your body, so it breaks down over time.

Your particular type of sports injury really dictates your rehab. The important thing is to be specific: once we figure out why the injury happened, we use our expertise to minimise the chance it doesn’t happen again.

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LET'S TREAT YOUR INJURY

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RELIEVE

Before jumping into treatment, we need to know what’s going on. Sports injuries are all about thorough diagnosis, and sometimes that means specialist help or jumping into an MRI. Once we know the problem, we can work to relieve the pain with early intervention strategies such as hands-on treatment or dry needling. 

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RESTORE

For impact injuries – broken bones, strained ligaments and so on – the Restore phase is about specific guidance on healing times. For overuse injuries, like Tennis Elbow, hip pain or chronic knee pain, we’ll examine your movement mechanics and fix your technique.

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PERFORM

Perform is the final treatment phase. For sports injuries, this is all about putting your clinical program into practice. Building muscle strength and resilience, improving your flexibility, and slowly working through functional movements. Check out our classes for more information.

WE'RE HERE TO HELP

Georgia

Having overcome numerous injuries herself, Georgia understands the effect of injuries on lifestyle and performance, and the importance of load management and comprehensive rehabilitation. Through the different stages of injury healing, Georgia will adopt an individualised and holistic approach to ensure you the best opportunity to recover seamlessly. She will work with you to curate a tailored rehabilitation program to get you back to doing the things you love!

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Carlee

Carlee has experience with ACL ruptures, meniscus and rotator cuff injuries as well as your typica overuse conditions such as tendinopathies and osteoarthritis. She is a team player, having experience in working with surgeons and other health practitioners to optimise your rehabilitation for a successful recovery.

She understands that everyone’s rehab pathway is different and enjoys getting her clients involved in creating their rehabilitation programs to keep them engaged and motivated to improve their outcomes for the short and long term.

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Bernice

Bolstered by her personal and professional experience with sports injuries, Bernice believes in slowing down and trusting the process of recovery. She utilises techniques such as soft tissue work, manual therapy, sports taping and progressive exercise prescription to suit you at your stage of rehabilitation. She works collaboratively with you to make steps forward towards your goals and reduce injury recurrence through Viva’s notable phases of rehab: Relieve, Restore and Perform.

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Movement Studio classes
to help with injury

Clinical Movement

If you’re looking to train a specific sports injury, or to improve your performance, we can write a bespoke program for you for our Clinical Movement classes. We start by meeting with you individually for a few sessions to work up the program before you enter the class. Book a clinical assessment

Pilates Mat

Pilates Mat Class - the general core strengthening you gain from our Pilates Mat class is sure to help your performance in any sport. Book a mat class

Therapeutic Yoga

Many athletes use our therapeutic yoga class as their regular stretch session, and also draw on the mindfulness techniques used in the class to help with their focus and performance. View our timetable

Viva Strong

Use our Viva Strong class as your weekly strength training to help get load and tone your body. Reserve your spot

Runner's Strength

Join our runner's strength class to improve your landing technique and strength in all the muscles you need to run well. Make sure you’re strong and can take load on one leg before coming along (Clinical Movement and Yoga can help with that!). Book your place

Outdoor Running Group

Join our outdoor running group on the banks of the Yarra to experience our expertise on form, style and progression. We write the session to accommodate all runners from complete beginners to marathon runners. Join the group

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WANT TO GET STARTED?

Book in for one of these services and
we’ll start to get you feeling and moving better: