Updated: Dec 3 2021   Seasons greetings from all of us at Sport and Spinal Physiotherapy. Top 9 Holiday Tips to Optimise Your Health & Wellbeing Looking ahead to the busy holiday season, it is very easy to get out of your normal routine. The nature of Canberra whereby interstate travel is essential for many…

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Female Soccer football players warming up

Warming up before competitive exercise is a widely accepted practice by both coaches and athletes. If you’ve ever played a sport, you’ve probably been through some jogging and stretching exercises before taking the field. Most of us have heard that we should be warming up before exercising. Competitive sporting teams will usually go through some…

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Riding to work couple

Exercise can be hard any time of the year. It is particularly hard in the cooler months when the morning sun takes a little longer to rise, particularly in Canberra. That’s why incidental exercise is one of the easiest ways to keep you moving. There-in lies the key to this notion: movement. The more you…

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Chest anatomy chest physiotherapy

The start of 2020 had been shocking for Canberrans in terms of weather. Hazardous air quality indexes, car-destroying hail, record heat temperatures and too-close-for-comfort bushfires had led to an extremely unpleasant time. At the time, Sport and Spinal Physiotherapy, saw a real spike in terms of the number of people attending due to chest and…

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Temporomandibular joint (TMJ)

What is the Medical Term for Jaw Pain? The anatomical name for your jaw is the Temporomandibular joint or TMJ for short. Temporomandibular joint disorders are a group of conditions that cause pain and dysfunction in your jaw and the surrounding muscles. Usually pain in the jaw is not a sign of a serious problem.…

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