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Hamstring Tears: Don’t become a statistic!

Are you about to start your winter sport season and wondering how you can avoid the sideline sniper who picks off hamstrings with great accuracy?  Here at Parkside we are preparing for our March epidemic of hamstring tears, especially in our Over 35 age group athletes.

Some of the risk factors for hamstring injury include

  • Previous muscle tears
  • Inadequate rehab of previous injury
  • Poor fitness, particularly a long layoff between seasons and high speed running
  • Age

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Brace VS Tape? Which is best for Ankle Sprains

We’ve had a lot of feedback following last week’s blog about Ankle Sprains and the worrying statistics showing how many of you will have long-term complications following an ankle sprain.

One of the most common topics people ask us about ankle sprains is whether they should use a brace or tape, and which one is better?Read More

Fast Bowlers! We’ve got your Back!

by Jess Stoll Physiotherapist, Level 2 Cricket Coach

It’s that time of year again (and the best time in my opinion). Cricket season is here which means kids with plastic bats and your weekend warrior veterans are dusting off the pads and taking over local ovals everywhere.

For those of you who are taking to the nets for a bit of training this season, Cricket Australia have released new guidelines for bowling loads. Read More