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November 11, 2019


 

Inflammation plays a huge part in the body’s regulation of homeostasis, the ability to maintain a regular and stable environment. We require inflammation to live and to continue to be healthy however there are times when inflammation can become a hindrance to our rec...

September 10, 2019


 

As I try to do most years that I play footy, I booked a nice little end of season surf trip to an island East of Lombok in the Indonesian Archipelago called Sumbawa. Within the surfing community it is a well know region for waves, offering a few different set-ups tha...

August 6, 2019


 

As the years go by, we get asked a multitude of questions by clients, and some pop up far more frequently than others. So, what are the most common? Keep reading!

1. Is dry needling and acupuncture the same thing?

The practise of both techniques is essentially the same...

July 9, 2019


 

The training styles and approaches that we adopt when in the gym are extremely important. Spending time working in the gym ensures that we are able to build the tolerance, strength, power and proprioception of our muscles and joints which can then be taken onto the f...

February 14, 2019

AC Joint Injury is one of the more common upper body injuries seen in contact sports such as Aussie Rules Football or Rugby, as well as sports like cycling and motocross. It affects the joint where the Clavicle or ‘collarbone,’ meets the Acromion (or the prominent bony...

January 23, 2019

A Tendinopathy is a term used to describe damage to a tendon (the connective tissue that binds our muscles to our bones). A tendinopathy will present with pain and often times weakness around the joint that it attaches or crosses and is typically worsened by excessive...

January 10, 2019

Scans. Some doctors, physio's, chiros, etc are 'scan happy' and want to scan for everything, while others are more conservative with their approach to getting a scan. Here we look at the when we believe it's appropriate to get a scan of any sort.

Before we get a look in...

May 14, 2018

‘Do as I say, not as I do’ is a very appropriate phrase when it comes to a lot of Physiotherapists. There are often lifestyle choices, strength and mobility work or function improvements that the professional preaches to their clients, but yet cannot commit to or attai...

April 10, 2018

1 month down on a quarter life hiatus, and it feels like a long time I’ve been away but then at the same time it feels as if it was only just yesterday that I had boarded that first flight. I wanted to use this blog to first of all let you know that I am safe, alive an...

February 8, 2018

What is the Piriformis Muscle and Sciatic Nerve?

The Piriformis muscle attaches from an area low down on the spine within the pelvis called the sacrum and inserts on the top of the thigh bone (femur). It plays a role to move and stabilise the hip joint and pelvis. A num...

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