December 7, 2017

The Achilles tendon is the thickest, strongest tendon in the human body, able to transfer large forces when we move. The Achilles’ can transfer forces of up to 10 times your body weight when you jump, hop, run or skip. Many Achilles injuries are chronic and develop slo...

November 30, 2017

Load is possibly the hottest, most researched topic in sports at present. So, what is load?

Load is the work, exercise (load you put your body through) in training and /or competing in your chosen sport. Load is protective of injury and increases your risk of injury. Co...

Have you or someone you know ever considered seeking information from a Dietitian?

We are taking expressions of interest at this stage to gauge if there would be the demand for Rowan to join our team.

Have a read of his information below and either contact him directly o...

July 11, 2017

Hamstring Strains are one of the most common sports injuries.

The hamstring muscles are found at the back of your thigh. The hamstrings are composed of three main muscles; the biceps femoris muscle, the semimembranosus muscle and the semitendinosus muscle. The biceps fe...

July 4, 2017

Lateral (or pain on the side) hip pain is an extremely common complaint, and often referred to as pain over the Greater trochanter or trochanteric pain. Pain typically presents in weight-bearing activities, especially ascending stairs, running or high impact activities...

June 27, 2017

Knee pain is one of the post common causes of pain experienced by people when they exercise. Due to the complex nature and different management required for knee pain, I’ve broken this blog into a few parts.


To start with anterior knee pain (pain in the front of the kn...

June 15, 2017

Proprioception – in Latin it means “one’s own,” “individual” and “to take or grasp.” In Physiotherapy it means “the sense of where the body (or a limb) is in relation to the rest of the body and the environment.”

Proprioception is essentially messages sent to the brain...

June 7, 2017


 

Is your foot strong enough for your level of activity?


The foot is one of the most dynamic areas of the body, it also takes some of the most punishment. Many people know the importance of looking after their core to prevent back pain, or their rotator cuff and scapul...

May 22, 2017

What is Physiotherapy?

Physiotherapy in Australia (as quoted by the Australian Physiotherapy Association-APA) Using advanced techniques and evidence-based care, Physiotherapists assess, diagnose, treat and prevent a wide range of health conditions and movement disorders...

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