We’ve been asked to address common exercise myths. Here’s three of our favourites we’re happy to bust wide open for you.Read More
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Did you make a New Year’s resolution to get fitter this year, lose some weight or join a gym or bootcamp? Making a big change in your exercise level causes soreness you can feel immediately, usually day 2 is the worst right? Well 6-12 weeks after changing your training levels there’s another soreness that is common, caused by stress fractures in your bones. Let’s talk through the interesting science behind this and how you can prevent yourself missing 2-6 months of training by avoiding a stress fracture.Read More
It’s February and we’ve all started and hopefully stuck to our New Year’s resolutions and pre-season fitness training for footy, netball or soccer is ramping up. It’s about this time that the dreaded shin splints start rearing their ugly head. So, we thought we’d help you out by telling you what they are, why they happen and how you can try and prevent them.Read More
why you should ignore traditional medical advice!
Every week, thousands of people sprain their ankle. Most do it at sport, some walking down stairs or on uneven ground.
Here’s a typical story we hear as Physiotherapists, almost every week.
The medical term for “runners knee” is Patello-Femoral Pain Syndrome. Pain is usually felt at the front of the knee with running, stairs and sitting.
One in 20 teens and one in 10 adult females suffer from Patello-Femoral Pain. Pain lasts for a year or more in 1/3 of people.
Sports Injuries are a massive cost to professional sports teams, costing many millions of dollars in lost player-games in big sporting leagues across the world. But they also cause meaningful frustration for weekend warriors and masters athletes who miss races or sit out months of their soccer and netball seasons due to annoying or returning injuries. Can these injuries be prevented?Read More
Even though the beach weather is just kicking in, it’s time to start thinking about pre-season for our winter team sports. We’re excited to have our AxIT strength measurement system to help you make decisions about prehab and smart training goals based on numbers, not guesswork.Read More
I love this time of year. A New Year offers an opportunity to review and reset, plan some goals and make a resolution to change something you think is important.
For me that always includes a fitness goal. They usually revolve around weight. Last years was to get to 85kg. I missed by 7-10kgs depending on what day it is! Read More