Planning on running into the new year?  

Planning on running into the new year?  

2019-12-09

  Are you wanting to take up running in 2020?   We love seeing people out enjoying running and one of the great things is anyone at any level can run! BUT we hate seeing patients in the clinic who have started running and have ended up with an injury!   How to start your … Read More

ARE SHOULDER PAINS, STOPPING YOUR GAINS?

ARE SHOULDER PAINS, STOPPING YOUR GAINS?

2019-11-25

SHOULDER PAIN AT THE GYM?? What makes up the shoulder? The shoulder joint (Glenohumeral joint) has the greatest range of motion of any joint in the body. It is made up of three bones the humerus, scapular (shoulder blade) and clavicle (collar bone). These bones make up 3 main joints the gleno-humeral, sterno-clavicular and acromio-clavicular … Read More

Are your shins painful when you run or hop? It sounds like shin splints!

Are your shins painful when you run or hop? It sounds like shin splints!

2019-11-01

SHIN SPLINTS – Also known as that god-awful pain you get in you shin when you run! Shin splints is the slang term used to describe pain experienced on the inside of your shin. The technical term is medial tibial stress syndrome. Typically this injury occurs gradually with the onset of increased training volume and … Read More

HELP! Why does the side of my hip hurt??

HELP! Why does the side of my hip hurt??

2019-09-18

Are you struggling with persistent hip pain that is not getting better? Do you get hip pain lying on that side in bed? Do you suffer for a few days after a long walk or going up lots of stairs? You could have a gluteal tendinopathy! What is a gluteal tendinopathy? Gluteal tendons live on … Read More

Severs Disease – Is your child complaining about sore heels?!

Severs Disease – Is your child complaining about sore heels?!

2019-09-02

Does your child limp after sport or activity? Are they complaining of sore heels post activity and sport? Do they limp after periods of running or jumping? They may have Sever’s Disease. Don’t worry this is not as bad it sounds.  Severs disease a condition commonly affecting the feet of children 8-14 who are growing … Read More

5 Favourite Strength Exercises for Runners

5 Favourite Strength Exercises for Runners

2019-08-20

Strength Training + Running     Did you know 79% of runners each year have at least one injury? Runners often ONLY want to run & not do the 1%’s that keep them injury free! Being injury free = More running 🙂 Strength training is routinely prescribed to help treat running injuries! So why not … Read More

Pre Pointe Assessment

Pre Pointe Assessment

2019-08-05

Pre Pointe Assessment     It’s the dream for many dancers to dance on pointe! It takes lots of work and preparation to be ready for the challenge!         What is a Pre Pointe Assessment? The assessment involves the following: Identify the stage of physical development of the dancer. The quality of … Read More

Myth Busting Osteoarthritis!

Myth Busting Osteoarthritis!

2019-07-16

Myth Busting Osteoarthritis     Our population is definitely not getting any younger and therefore joints are wearing out and getting replaced more and more regularly. Everyone reading this probably knows one person with a knee or hip replacement.    FIRSTLY… What is osteoarthritis and how do I know if I have it? Osteoarthritis is … Read More

Training for a running event? Find out how MASSAGE can help!

Training for a running event? Find out how MASSAGE can help!

2019-07-09

Are you preparing for your next Running Event? City to Surf? Blackmores Marathon or Half Marathon? Glenbrook Trail Marathon?    Do you think massage therapy can help your race prep? Our massage therapist Brett has run several marathons himself and here is what he has to say regarding sports massage & how it can help … Read More

Calf muscle tear! OUCH! Find out how physio can help!

Calf muscle tear! OUCH! Find out how physio can help!

2019-06-06

Running along and then BANG and your calf is torn? What to do next? Well first thing is stop running! Get home and follow the next few steps!     How to know if you have torn your calf muscle? A snap or pull felt at the time of injury. Pain and weakness in the … Read More