Have you been running regularly and including sprint intervals in your training? Or will you be playing high intensity sport this season? Read on to find out the biggest risk factors that could be leading you towards a hamstring muscle injury!
If you’re a runner then you may have read or seen that you should be doing some strength training to help your running. Here at Parkside Sports Physio we 100% agree with this. In this blog we’ll tell you how you can get strength gains in just 13 minutes in the comfort of your own home? And no we won’t sell you steak knives, I promise!Read More
Over 35 Soccer players, are you excited about the prospect of getting back together with your team and having a kick and a beer? If you’re a bit worried about getting injured and missing most of a 9 week season then you are not alone and you should read this carefully as I’m about to outline a program you need to be doing now to have your best chance of staying on the pitch.
Pre Season is upon us and so are our patients coming in complaining about shin splints. Its one of those really annoying and limiting condition that can have a lasting impact on continued training and games. Trust me, I know how badly they suck.Read More
We are excited to be welcoming Ashleigh Hooper onboard as our Exercise Physiologist. Ashleigh is a familiar face, having been on our Front Desk team for more than 2 years and we’re excited to have her as part of our team. If you aren’t sure what Exercise Physiology involves, we caught up with Ashleigh for this hard-hitting interview!Read More
The vast majority of injuries we see are caused by, or result in significant strength deficits. To accurately guide your rehab, at Parkside we aim to base our strength prescriptions on accurate, validated methods of assessing strength.
Want to know what the number one factor that will lead to an injury this year? Then read on! We’re often asked by clients how they can prevent themselves getting injured playing sport or training, or whether having a certain foot type or flexibility pattern will lead to problems down the track. These are very challenging questions to answer.
Happy New Year!! Most of us make New Year’s resolutions this time of year. Most of them will include something about getting more organised and definitely getting in shape, doing more exercise, losing some Dad-bod etc.
This often sends you into our office as you haven’t exercised since last February, then start with a bang and run or go to the gym every day in January. This can be a problem because your bones, muscles and tendons are used to a more relaxed workload and are suddenly being put through a whole lot more stress than they are used to. The blister vs callus example is a good analogy for this.Read More
Injury and mishaps don’t take holidays, so neither do we. We know from experience that the Silly Season can get more than a bit silly and we’re ready for anything.
Two weeks ago, I was lucky enough to attend a 5 day intensive Women’s Health Course run by the walking encyclopaedia herself, the wonderful Taryn Hallam. Fair to say after those 5 days, there was information coming out my ears!
The course covered common pelvic floor conditions as well as pregnancy and post-natal conditions and complications. It was such an engaging and at times emotional course that has boosted my passion for women’s health even more than I expected!
So now that my brain is full of ideas, I’d like to share with you some of the conditions Women’s Health Physiotherapists can treat. Some of them may surprise you!Read More