Practical tips on running to keep you on track and injury free, from the team at Personal Best Physiotherapy

Beginner’s Guide to Trail Running

Do you like running, but also walking your local trails or climbing a hill? Are you bored with “pounding the pavement” on your morning or afternoon run? Do you want to avoid hip, knee or achilles pain from your previous running efforts? If so, trail running could be for you!  Before you don your runners [...]

By |2021-02-21T11:59:46+10:00February 17th, 2021|Running Tips|

From the Front Desk: Update from Mary

With the recent developments of COVID-19 my days have become even busier!  We have always maintained a high standard of infection control in the clinic but we have ramped this up over the past two months.  I am regularly cleaning all high-touch surfaces throughout the day including door handles, chairs, front desk surfaces and our [...]

By |2020-05-10T18:08:08+10:00May 10th, 2020|Running Tips|

What’s Happening at Personal Best In May?

We mailed our most recent issue of PhysioNews last week and as I did I reflected on the fact we have been adapting to restrictions related to coronavirus for about six weeks.  It has been a challenging six weeks for me and my team and I am sure many of you feel the same way.  [...]

By |2020-05-04T17:43:07+10:00May 4th, 2020|Running Tips|

Attention Hip Pain Suffers

Over the past three months Natasha, Rob and Nathan have been working through a high quality training program on hip pain to help them get up-to-date on how to best treat different hip problems. Hip pain is very common and is one of the top 3 reasons patients come to see us (shoulder pain and [...]

By |2020-03-27T11:40:05+10:00March 27th, 2020|Running Tips|

What’s Happening at Personal Best this month?

Update to our Appointment Reminders We currently send out an SMS reminder to you the day before your appointment (assuming you have a mobile phone number registered with us). To help us manage our appointment diary we are asking you to respond to your appointment reminder with a simple Yes or No. This helps [...]

By |2020-03-16T11:51:24+10:00March 16th, 2020|Running Tips|

Country Basketball League Wrap-Up

During February I was busy on the basketball court with the Country Basketball League coming to an end. With the surrounding fires near Myrtleford we had one game rescheduled and two games cancelled, making the reschedule a must win to secure a spot in the semi-finals! We were fortunate enough to win against Wangaratta [...]

By |2020-03-11T15:37:31+10:00March 11th, 2020|Running Tips|

Should I try Dry Needling?

During 2019 I completed a lot of training in dry needling. Most recently, I have been learning“Integrated Dry Needling”. This has been fantastic! Quite simply it works a treat to reduce pain or allow better movement. It’s also very quick and usually painless. Here are a few questions I am regularly asked: What is [...]

By |2020-02-25T16:18:42+10:00February 25th, 2020|Running Tips|

Remedial Massage Now Available at Personal Best!

Did you know ... Remedial Massage Therapy, which includes deep tissue work, trigger point therapy, myofascial release and cupping can help people with a wide range of problems, including: Shoulder Pain (there is often a component of muscular pain in many shoulder problems) Back Pain related to physical work (all tradies, handymen, gardeners...) Leg [...]

By |2020-02-25T15:48:27+10:00February 17th, 2020|Running Tips|
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