swimmer's shoulder

Swimmer’s shoulder is a term that covers a broad range of injuries that occur in swimmers. You can injure various parts of your shoulder whilst swimming. It  is important to know what structures are involved and why.  There is a great balance between shoulder mobility and stability that occurs during sports that require overhead movements. A competitive…

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Physiotherapy shoulder rehabilitation

Physiotherapy for Shoulder Rehabilitation Recently, I flew to Melbourne to attend a Lyn Watson Shoulder course. Lyn Watson is a physiotherapist who specialists in shoulder rehabilitation and has worked with numerous sporting clubs and athletes, and deals with problematic or complex shoulder injuries. Lyn has a team of physiotherapists working with her who also specialise…

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Tips for better sleep

March 14 – 20 is Sleep Awareness Week, so I thought it was appropriate to talk about sleep,  how it affects your mind and body, and how to sleep better. Sleep is something most of us complain that we don’t get enough of. We all know that 8 hours is the magic number and that…

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