achilles calf anatomy diagram

Achilles Tendinopathy – the achilles heel for runners! With the nature of the last few years, many of us have had interruptions to our exercise routines. For runners especially, this can significantly increase the risk of injuries. Missing a period of training due to lockdowns or other reasons can make us want to train extra…

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Barbell Upper Back Exercise

Neck exercises and upper back exercises are often ignored by recreational athletes in their training programs. This article covers some great neck exercises and upper back exercises and is a great time to review and revise your regular strength and conditioning program. A typical program for recreational athletes includes 1-3 strength sessions per week. Typically…

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Soccer injury main

Reduce soccer injuries with some very effective strength training exercises. With the soccer season almost underway, the clinic will be busy treating a lot of preventable muscular injuries such as quad, hamstring, groin and calf muscle injuries. Soccer is a demanding sport with high numbers of sprint efforts, changing direction and interacting with other players…

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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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