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

Don’t start your day off on the wrong foot

Don’t start your day off on the wrong foot

2019-05-27

Don’t start the day with heel pain! Plantar fasciitis has a multitude of ever changing names but the condition itself is characterised by tissue irritation in which the plantar fascia attaches to the heel bone. The plantar fascia is a band of connective tissue attaching from the inside of the heel bone, along the base … Read More

Upper back feeling tight? Try these 5 quick tips!

Upper back feeling tight? Try these 5 quick tips!

2019-04-14

Sitting by day, stiff by night!   Do you spend a lot of your day sitting at a desk or in the car? Are you suffering with neck pain? Do you find your upper back stiff and you just can’t get it to go away? Struggling to lift that weight overhead? We understand how annoying … Read More