Physiotherapy

Keep Your Young Athletes Strong and Safe from Injury

              The Footy season has commenced, the weeknight training and weekend drives have re-entered every parents lives, diaries are filling up with to do’s for the kids sporting events all in the name of watching the young ones strive in their chosen sport. Let’s admit this, some of us…

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How to Optimise your Running Style and Avoid Injury

    My personal definition of Running is a stride forward to cover a distance, a personal purpose, an escape from the grind of reality. Running performance is maximised when we are one within, our breath, alignment and thoughts float in harmony with the ground. If you resonate with the above description and consider running…

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There is a new way to hack into your state of mind: Posture

  You may start reading this with your shoulders back and down, neck centred, spine upright and your pelvis erect, you may be seated or standing, staring at your screen hopefully with your jaw relaxed. Why do I know? You read the word posture from the get go, and your mother’s sweet voice whispered in…

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The Most Common Sports Injuries That Physiotherapists Can Help With

If you’re an athlete, it’s very likely that you’ve suffered some or the other injuries over the course of your career. For most professionals, injury is a fact of life and most athletes have come to accept it. However, when your livelihood depends on the peak performance of your body, you want to recover quickly…

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When You Walk, Your Pain Talks

[blockquote width=”] “The humble act of putting one foot in front of the other transcends age, geography, culture, and class, and is one of the most economical and environmentally responsible modes of transit.” – Dan Rubin. [/blockquote] Walking represents the integrated communication of all your body’s nervous, articular and muscular systems coming together to define your…

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The History of Physiotherapy

There’s a common misconception that physiotherapy is a modern alternative treatment. In fact, it’s older than most people think. Some assume that it first came into existence in the early 19th century in Sweden, but that’s not entirely true. The history of physiotherapy stretches well beyond the 19th century. In fact, some evidence suggests that…

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