Tried and true tips from the team on how to manage common injuries and problems.

How my Strength Training and Your Recovery are more similar than you think!

Over the past 9 months I have been regularly training using a barbell and weights, focusing on increasing my strength in a few compound lifts.  For those who aren’t familiar with strength training lingo, compound lifts are those that involve moving several joints at once – they recruit the largest amount of muscle, produce the [...]

By |2022-05-04T14:27:00+10:00February 28th, 2022|Lower Back, Pain and Injury Tips, Shoulder|

Matching my training to my goals: From Tim

I recently started jiu jitsu in the footsteps of my younger brother. It was a timely pursuit that I participated in right before he got too good and wanted to settle the score after all our sibling disputes in our early childhood  (as competitive siblings with a two year age gap, it wasn’t always brotherly [...]

By |2022-04-28T15:44:32+10:00November 16th, 2021|Pain and Injury 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 |2021-12-13T19:33:58+10:00January 11th, 2021|Pain and Injury Tips|

Stay out of trouble this Christmas!

Ok, we don’t mind if you get into a little trouble - Its always interesting to “stir the pot” on Christmas day with family and relatives. What we’re really talking about here is avoiding unnecessary injury. Here are our top four tips for avoiding injuries this Christmas season: If you’re about to move a [...]

By |2021-10-16T16:25:29+10:00December 23rd, 2019|Pain and Injury Tips|

Focus on Sciatica

Do you get a burning or shooting pain in the back of your leg when you stand or sit for too long? Do you experience numbness, pins and needles or tingling in your leg or foot? Are you looking for alternatives to tablets, injections or surgery to get rid of these symptoms? Sciatica [...]

By |2022-05-20T16:43:05+10:00November 19th, 2019|Pain and Injury Tips|
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