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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 |2021-10-11T18:58:15+10:00February 17th, 2021|Running Tips|

Treating Troubled Tendons

Tendon problems are very common in physiotherapy – you might have heard of them as Rotator Cuff Tears, Gluteal Tendinopathy, Achilles Tendinitis or Tennis Elbow.  All of these problems involve tendons that are either injured, swollen or sore, and in all cases these tendons are not working properly.  Recovery from a sore or injured tendon [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:01:41+10:00January 11th, 2021|Pain and Injury Tips|

How can massage help stress management?

How can remedial massage help with managing stress ? Stress can be physical, so tension resulting in pain in the muscle, or mental stress as a result as returning to work, Covid 19, Christmas, self doubt or returning to sport after an injury. Remedial Massage aims to relieve stress by releasing tension with a range [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:07:47+10:00December 18th, 2020|Remedial Massage|

What is Cupping?

What is Cupping? Our massage therapist Rachelle often uses cupping together with remedial massage, but what is it and what does it do?  Cupping involves using a special cup (either glass or plastic) which is suctioned to the skin, most commonly applied to the back and shoulders. Cupping helps remove toxins and reduce tightness in [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:14:54+10:00November 8th, 2020|Remedial Massage|

Are you getting a good night’s sleep?

A good night's sleep is important, but sometimes easier said than done.  There are many variables that influence your sleep, including pain, stress and other medical conditions. Sleep allows the body to recover and heal and also has positive effects on your immune system, memory and learning.  Research suggests that adults require between 7-8 [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:21:55+10:00September 3rd, 2020|Wellbeing Tips|

Weekend Wellness- Mental Health

MENTAL HEALTH As we have entered a second round of lockdown, it hits a bit differently. Things have once again changed, priorities may have shifted and some shouldn’t be neglected - especially Mental Health. Some haven’t seen family, some can’t do the same outdoor activities or socialising that we enjoy. This lockdown, it can [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:22:59+10:00August 23rd, 2020|Wellbeing Tips|

Cheesy Pumpkin Bonfire Damper

Ingredients • 2 cups (300g) self-raising flour • 20g butter, chopped • 1 cup (110g) coarsely grated butternut pumpkin • 1/2 cup (60g) coarsely grated cheddar • 100g feta, coarsely crumbled • 60g baby spinach leaves, thinly shredded • 1 cup (250ml) buttermilk, plus extra to brush • 2 tablespoons natural seed mix with pine [...]

By |2021-10-11T19:25:57+10:00June 2nd, 2020|Recipes|

My Journey of Running

This morning my heart went out to the anguish of my 9 year old, when facing another year’s swimming carnival, and the disappointments that come from not being naturally gifted with speed. My thoughts then journeyed to my own years of athletic carnivals (we didn’t have swimming carnivals), and the pain at coming last [...]

By |2021-10-16T16:02:31+10:00March 2nd, 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 |2021-10-16T16:05:19+10:00February 25th, 2020|Running Tips|
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