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Top 3 Ways to Improve Your Running Efficiency

Running is one of the most popular exercise past times in the world! However, with popularity, generally comes a higher cost & burden of injury. Injury incidence ranges from 19% to 78% among different studies, with commonly reported injuries including: Muscle strains Stress fractures Tendinopathy (e.g. patella, gluteal & achilles) Shin splints (MTSS) Anterior knee pain  One of the [...]

January 27th, 2020|Physiotherapy|

New Years Resolutions – Check yourself before you wreck yourself

New Year's resolutions are born from the hope and optimism that naturally comes from the clicking over of a new calendar year, and in this case a new decade - “New Year, New Me!”. But strapping on your wheels and hitting KP Cliffs for 10 sets of stairs is sure way to shut down those fresh feelings and replace them with [...]

January 1st, 2020|Physiotherapy|

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: Sprains (e.g Ankle sprain) Contusions [...]

April 2nd, 2019|Physiotherapy|

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 balances and move effortlessly through [...]

March 7th, 2019|Physiotherapy|

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 at Excell Rehab from March [...]

January 28th, 2018|Physiotherapy|

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 what injuries occur, how to [...]

February 5th, 2017|Physiotherapy|