How to start a Strength Program

If you read our most recent blog post, we talked about how vital strength training is for your health as well as sporting performance. World Health Organisation guidelines for activity for adults tell us we should all be performing strength exercises at least twice a week. So how do you go about that without breaking the bank or spending your life in the gym?Read More

5 Neck Pain Secrets

What a pain in the neck!

I have it. You have it. Have a look around you, 1 in 5 people in your office have it.

Neck pain is one of those horrible conditions that affects 50% of Australian’s at some point in their lifetime. It can cause headaches, difficulty sleeping and decreased productivity. Like most common injuries, we put it off for weeks, months and sometimes years before we do something about it. Jess Stoll shares 5 secret tips to settle your stiff, sore neckRead More

Holding anterior knee

Knee pain: It Won’t Grow Away

Does your teenager complain about pain in the front of their knees? Have you been told they have “growing pains” and it’ll just go away?  Have you been told you have arthritis in your knee and you should stop exercise?

This is absolute B.S!  Inaccurate advice like this can cost years of healthy activity and needlessly keep you or your loved ones from doing the things you loveRead More

GLA;D Osteoarthritis Group Exercise Classes

“OA is  the  most  common  lifestyle  disease  in individuals 65 years of age and older, but can also affect those as young as 30 years of age.”

Is Knee or Hip Arthritis Slowing You Down? We’d be GLA;D to Help!

We offer a proven 6-week exercise and education program to reduce pain, delay or avoid surgery, improve function and reduce drug useRead More

Getting back to exercise: Mums the word

Congratulations! You’ve just had a baby and its time to drop that baby weight and get your body back. You hit the pavement and return to exercise. Then it happens… Your body lets you down.

You roll your ankle running, pull your quad doing a gym class or something leaks where it shouldn’t be leaking! But what happens? You have too many other things on your plate so you leave it. Surely the body will sort itself out, right? Nope. Chances are it will hang around and even get worse. Don’t let it happen to you!Read More

Returning Serve on “Tennis Elbow”

If you are struggling with pain on the outside of your elbow, you probably have Tennis Elbow. Back in the day when there was a tennis court every few blocks it was probably an accurate name, now virtually no-one gets a sore elbow from tennis, more like a “work elbow” or “lifting elbow” nowadays. The long name for this is Lateral Epicondylitis. 

Parkside Sports Physio, Jess Stoll, has spent months scouring research to come up with a gold-standard best-practice rehab program for this frustrating condition and some of her findings are worth sharing……..Read More