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Top 9 Holiday Tips to Optimise Your Health & Wellbeing

By Jim Fuller

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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How to Warm Up: Top Tips to Prepare You to Perform at Your Best

By Alex McKeough

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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The (5) Easiest Ways to Increase Your Incidental Exercise

By Jim Fuller

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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What is Chest Physiotherapy and how will it help me?

By Jim Fuller

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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Frequently Asked Questions About Jaw Pain

By Nick Dewey

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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Best Rehab Plan After Total Knee Replacement Surgery

By Jim Fuller

New knees! TKR! A bionic knee! Whichever you like to call it, a total knee replacement is fast becoming a very important operation within our society. Replacing a joint is a safe and effective procedure to relieve pain. Furthermore, correcting leg alignment and the ability to assist you to return to normal activities can be…

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PEACE & LOVE: Say Goodbye to RICE for Your Soft-Tissue Injury

By Jamie Clough

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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All You Need to Know About Osteoarthritis!

By Andy Chen

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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What is an Exercise Physiologist?

By Alysha McNee

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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Fall prevention: The 8 best exercises to decrease the risk of a fall

By Jim Fuller

April 1 is April Falls (Prevention) Day and the month of April is also fall prevention awareness month. This incredible initiative was designed to promote awareness of a problem that is only increasing in Australia in 2021 and beyond. The demographics of Australia indicate an aging population. The recent Royal Commission into the Aged Care…

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When should I replace my running shoes?

By Simon Davis

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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Can I heal my Diastasis Recti?

By Jenna Cartwright

What is Diastasis Recti? Diastasis Recti is when your rectus abdominis (or your “6 pack abs”) separate in their midline. During pregnancy all women, yes ALL WOMEN, will have this separation, without it their will be no room for your baby! But not all women’s will return to their original position. Diastasis Recti can also…