Tips to prevent snowboarding injuries

Are you looking to prevent snowboarding injuries this winter season? In previous years I’ve written articles about preventing skiing injuries. You can find them here and here . This time I’ll focus on the snowboarders.  More specifically the benefit of protective devices for injury prevention.  There are still some similarities with preventing ski injuries. Most people…

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Flatpack Ski's

Skiing injuries can ruin your ski holiday. It doesn’t matter if you are a first timer to the snow or seasoned veteran, the Australian ski slopes can be a dangerous place. Most of us don’t get a chance to follow the snow and  living the endless winter. It has probably been many months since you…

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shin splints shin pain

Running in old shoes is a common cause of pain and injury that we see frequently. But how old is too old? Well, the answer like most things is, “it depends”. Let’s try to make it easier for you to figure it out.   Why do I need to replace my running shoes? There are…

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Tennis equipment

Yes, you are more likely to have tennis injuries with the wrong type of equipment. Tennis season has rolled around again. Which is a strange thing to say as technically you can play it all year round. But you would have to say that there is definitely a tennis season, and in Australia that happens…

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The basis of a bike fitting assessment at Sport & Spinal Physiotherapy is to establish a position which enables you to cycle for a long time and frequently, whilst minimising the risk for injury. A large body of research indicates that bike set-up and pedaling technique can both significantly improve cycling performance and minimise the…

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