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Ice or Heat?

Should I use ice or heat? The simplest answer really depends on whether the injury is inflamed or not? How do you know? Injuries resulting in bleeding and/or swelling (inflammation) Examples of injuries which involve bleeding or swelling are typically more traumatic, i.e. result from a specific incident, accident or event. Examples might include: [...]

By | 2019-04-02T09:45:41+00:00 April 2nd, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Dance smarter, not harder

Growing up as a dancer, we spend so much time training in the studio for performance, exams and competitions, working for those forever moving ‘goal posts’ as technique and choreography get more challenging. Our bodies are finely tuned, we become managers of micro movement in order to create the perfect shape, sustain the impossible [...]

By | 2019-03-08T01:26:45+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Free Sports Injury Clinic

FREE INJURY ASSESSMENT & TRIAGE Injured playing sport on the weekend? Get your rehab off to the right start with our FREE Sports Injury Clinic, operated by our team of Sports Physiotherapists. Any sport. Any age. Any injury. No restrictions or exclusions. No obligation. No appointment needed – First in, first served. Every Monday [...]

By | 2018-01-28T00:33:44+00:00 January 28th, 2018|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Netball Injuries – What to expect this season

Understanding what injuries occur not only within your sport but also your position goes a long way in helping you prevent them. Netball is a popular team sport in Australia with females dominating participation. It involves rapid acceleration and deceleration, jumping, controlled landings and changes of direction (Massey, 2015). Lets take the time to examine [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:20:22+00:00 February 5th, 2017|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Brad Thorn: Injury Prevention Secrets

What a gym session tells us about a 22 year career Brad Thorn needs no introduction but in case you’re new to Earth I’ll give you a brief run down. Brad started his professional rugby career in 1994 playing Rugby League. He won 4 NRL premierships and was capped routinely for State and Country, winning Origin [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:20:22+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Does a Scoliosis slow you down?

An abnormal curvature in your spine known as a scoliosis is often detected and diagnosed by Physiotherapists. Some are temporary, particularly when associated with acute back pain, and some are genetic from childhood or from degenerative changes that occurs with age.   Up to 25% of the population are known to have a scoliosis on [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:20:23+00:00 December 9th, 2015|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Understanding Muscle ‘Corks’

  Hockey ball Vs thigh If I say ‘Cork’ and you think ‘Wine!’, this article probably isn’t for you. For those that have sustained a ‘muscle cork’, you may well recall how painful and debilitating they can be. A ‘cork’ is simply a contusion (or bruise) sustained by a direct blunt trauma, often [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:20:23+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

Understanding Soft Tissue Injuries

Sprain, Strain, What’s the difference? In simple terms, muscles strain and ligaments or tendons sprain. Both cause a physical disruption to that tissue and both are generally graded according to how much of that tissue has been affected. Grade 1: mild disruption <50% of fibres torn. Grade 2: moderate disruption >50% of fibres torn Grade [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:20:23+00:00 September 8th, 2015|Physiotherapy|0 Comments

How your ankle could save your knee

Ever sprained an ankle? Read on to find out how ankle dysunction may place you at risk for more serious injury. Are you in a sport that requires more cutting than a barbers shop? These sports carry a significant risk of knee and ankle injury such as ligament ruptures and cartilage tears. Changing direction quickly [...]

By | 2017-12-15T01:20:24+00:00 June 7th, 2015|Physiotherapy|0 Comments