soft-tissue injury management

PEACE & LOVE A recent editorial piece in the British Journal of Sports Medicine introduced a new acronym(s) for the care of acute injuries and their subsequent management. Here I would like to outline the changes that have taken place over the years in the understanding of basic soft-tissue injury management. RICE was the first…

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Physio knee osteoarthritis

Everyone has heard of osteoarthritis (OA) but not everyone knows what it is. Although it is the most common chronic condition of the joints, most of the time it is not the cause of ones symptoms. This article will better equip you with the knowledge of OA and how to best manage it.    What…

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Exercise Physiology core strength

What is an Exercise Physiologist? An Exercise Physiologist is an allied health professional who has expertise in using evidence-based and clinical exercise interventions to treat your injury or condition. Exercise Physiologists (EP’s) complete a four year university degree and specialise in the human body. In particular, EP’s focus on the benefit of exercise on the…

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When to replace your running shoes

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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