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  • GLA:D Australia: Best First Treatment for Hip and Knee Arthritis

    GLA:D AustraliaTM GLA:D® is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms.  This program is unique in that the education and exercises provided can be applied to everyday activities. You will work on strengthening your body, as well as learning to move correctly and manage […]

  • Sleep and Sport Performance

    As a physiotherapist, I make no claims to being a sleep expert.  However at a recent professional development course at the Australian Institute of Sport, I was very interested to learn about the importance of sleep to recovery and sporting performance.  What was also intriguing was just how much sleep some of the worlds top […]


    Concussion: What Can Happen? Concussion is a hot topic in many sporting codes over recent years. What was once thought of as a simple bump to the head is now attracting careful scrutiny and for good reason.  We now know that symptoms of concussion are not always easy to recognise but they can be life […]

  • Ice or Heat for Acute Injury

    Acute Injury Management Treating an acute injury correctly can make a big difference to how quickly you recover.  We are continually asked ” Should I ice the injury or apply heat. Should I rest or get moving?” The immediate treatment of any muscle, joint or ligament injury consists of the RICER protocol for the first […]