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Everything you might need to know​

A wealth of detailed information on common conditions and injuries and how to address them. 

Injury Information

knee pain

Anterior Knee Pain – The Common Causes

Aching at the front of the knee is one of the most common presenting symptoms in athletes. It is typical in children and more common …

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plantar-fasciitis

Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is one of the most common disorders of the foot, yet its causes are poorly understood and it is probably multifactorial in origin. …

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trochanteric-bursitis

Trochanteric Bursitis – What Is It?

Nearly 60% of patients who present with hip pain are due to a condition called trochanteric bursitis. This form of bursitis is more common in women and …

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itbfs

Illiotibial Band Friction Syndrome (ITBFS)

The iliotibial band is a long tendon that runs down the outside of the thigh and inserts on the side of the knee. It provides …

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shoulder-pain

Common Causes Of Shoulder Pain

Good shoulder function is essential for many popular sports, particularly repetitive sporting movements, such as racquet (i.e. tennis serve, golf swing) or ball sports (i.e. …

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spine-injury

Common Lumbar Spine Injuries

Low back pain (LBP) is an extremely common symptom in the general population, with up to 80% of people suffering from various levels of discomfort …

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headaches

Headaches

Headaches & How Physiotherapy Can Help Headaches affect almost two thirds of the population. There is significant clinical evidence and research to confirm that many …

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sprains

Ankle Ligament Sprains

Many untreated sprained ankles heal incorrectly, leaving the athlete with a stiff or weakened ankle, which is at a higher risk of re-injury. Anatomy of the …

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Education

wellness

Heat illness and exercise

In order to play and exercise safely in the hot summer months, it is important to understand how the body copes …

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workstation

How to set up your workstation

Many people don’t realise that a poorly designed computer workstation and / or bad work habits can result …

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recovery principles

Recovery principles

In recent years there has been a lot of time and money invested by professionals working with elite sports teams …

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pregnancy

Can pregnant women exercise?

Traditionally, pregnant women were instructed to reduce exercise and activity levels for the duration of the pregnancy …

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fluid req

Nutritional and fluid requirements

Is an annual event for our staff, business colleagues, clients and friends to attend so they can enjoy a fantastic day, while raising …

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running shoes

When should you change your running shoes?

Pace Athletic, in Darling Street, Rozelle, is an associated specialist running shoe store. They gave us some invaluable information on the …

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