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  • Safe Running Tips for Beginners

    Running is a great way to get fit and burns calories quickly.  It is cheap, transportable and with weekly 5 km Park Runs now well established across Australia, you never need to run on your own again.  However to prevent injury, try some of these simple injury prevention tips as recommended by Sports Medicine Australia. […]

  • Top 5 Running Injuries

    Running has one of the largest participation rates in Australia. It is popular because of its health benefits, it’s affordability and you can burn calories in a fraction of the time compared to walking or cycling. However running injuries are common, often due to  people doing too much, too soon. Top 5 Running Injuries 1.Patello-femoral […]

  • 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 […]