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training with pain & injury

How to Keep Training With Pain and Injury

By Jenna Cartwright

Have you wondered if you should keep training with pain and injury? Discover a few short exercise programs you can still do even if you are injured or in pain. What is Pain? This is an extremely loaded question! But… According to the International Association for the Study of Pain; pain is defined as an…

greater trochanteric bursitis in runners

What is the pain on the outside of my hip? It could be GTPS

By Jamie Clough

Pain on the outside of the hip is a common complaint we treat here at Sport and Spinal Physiotherapy. I thought it would be a good idea to summarise how we currently diagnose and treat the most common person walking through our door with lateral hip pain as medical and anatomical knowledge continues to evolve.…

Side Plank

Hamstring Tendinopathy | How to Manage that “Pain in the Bottom”

By Josie Pepper

Hamstring Tendinopathy: Have you noticed a pain in the bottom that just wont go away? Then you may have what is called a proximal hamstring tendinopathy. This article will describe the ins and outs of a hamstring tendinopathy and how to treat it! What is Hamstring Tendinopathy? A proximal hamstring tendinopathy is a pathology of…

achilles-tendonitis

How to Manage an Achilles Tendon Rupture

By Jamie Clough

Do you have an Achilles Tendon Rupture? The Achilles tendon is the largest and strongest tendon in the human body. It connects the calf muscles in the back of the leg to the heel bone. When the calf muscles contract (flex) the Achilles tendon pulls on the heel, causing the foot to point. This movement…

Calcium and osteoporosis

Osteoporosis & Exercise | Keeping Active the Safe Way

By Jim Fuller

Osteoporosis affects over 1 million Australians! As the population of Australia enters into an “aging” era, the incidence and prevalence for the rate of Osteoporosis is on the rise. Osteoporosis is referred to as ‘silent disease’. This is due to the lack of symptoms until an event such as a fall. Considering this population subset,…

shoulder bursitis

Rotator Cuff Strengthening is so Important! Top 4 exercises

By Andy Chen

Rotator Cuff Strengthening is so important to build strong shoulders. The shoulder is an extremely important joint and provides us with almost 360 degree movement in multiple directions. Without the available movement of the shoulder, we would have difficulty with basic everyday activities such as driving, washing our hair or hanging up the washing. Basically…

Physio shoulder rehab

Shoulder Rehab vs Surgery: Do you require surgery?

By Jim Fuller

Shoulder rehab vs Surgery. What is best for your shoulder pain? It may just be me but I feel like I am seeing a lot of post-operative shoulder surgery clients in 2019. The majority of these cases have been by-way-of atraumatic instances (ie. no mechanism of injury -> due to “wear and tear”). Please note-…

Core strength for horse riders

Top 5 core exercises for horse riders for better riding and less injury!

By Josie Pepper

Learn the top core exercises for horse riders. Horse riders often focus more on the movement of their horse and forget about their riding position. Your core is important because your riding position impacts on your own body, the forces going through the saddle, and the movement of the horse. Here at Sport and Spinal…

long bike rides

7 Tips to Help You Prepare for Longer Bike Rides

By Simon Davis

Wanting a longer bike ride, now that winter is over? Unfortunately spring here in Australia means we move straight into magpie season! It’s not the best time for cyclists.  However there are a few big events coming up and it’s time to start some serious training. If you are anything like me, you have been…

Arabesques

Hamstring Injuries: The Best Hamstrings Strength Exercises to Prevent Injury

By Jenna Cartwright

Hamstring injuries, tears and strains are one of the most common sporting conditions. And even worse; they have one of the highest re-injury rates. We see plenty at Sport & Spinal Physiotherapy. They occur most commonly during sports that require high speed, agility and explosive power. In this article I will discuss hamstring tears, the…

Beat back pain

Understanding Your MRI Results For Lower Back Pain

By Nick Dewey

Lower Back Pain Is Really Common Understanding your MRI results for lower back pain is vitally important given the growing number of people sent for imaging each year.  Lower back pain is one of the most common injuries we see and treat in our clinics. An estimated 1 in 6 Australia’s have chronic lower back…

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Can Physiotherapy help your headaches?

By Simon Davis

Headaches and migraines are a serious burden for many people. I’ve had many occasions where I’m treating someone in the clinic for a completely different injury and they mention that they get frequent headaches. After asking a few questions we often have enough information to say “did you know that we can probably fix it?”.…