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Causes and Treatment for Tight Hip Flexors and Psoas

Learn about the muscles that make up the hip flexors, how they can become injured and treatment and exercises to release tight hip flexors and psoas.  

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Plantar fasciitis symptoms and treatment 👣

Plantar fasciitis is a painful condition of the feet that is characterised by heel pain that hinders your regular activities and movement. If you’ve noticed unusual pain or cramps in your heel then...

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Elective surgeries have been postponed – here’s some ways to care for yourself in the meantime.

Due to the evolving COVID situation, the VIC, NSW & QLD governments have once again issued directives that non-urgent elective surgery will be temporarily suspended across the states.  Although...

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Yoga practices and stress management

Yoga is a mind-body practice that helps release the tension we store both physically and mentally. As we practice we are drawn into the present moment. We start to disconnect from the noise outsid...

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4 Things To Ask Your Doctor Before Surgery

If you’re going to have surgery, it’s good to be prepared. You should find out about what your surgery will involve, your medicines, what you need to do before the surgery, how to get to and from t...

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Benefits of Sleep and Tips to Improve Sleep Routine

Sleep. It seems so simple but it eludes so many of us. Insomnia, sleep apnoea, anxiety and restlessness are becoming all too common as the world struggles to close their eyes and get enough deep rest.

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What causes back pain?

In Australia, back pain is the most common musculoskeletal condition that people will consult a doctor for - but what causes it and how do we prevent back pain? 

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Benefits of breathwork and breathing exercises

There are so many beneficial and diverse ways to use the breath for wellbeing. Even just 5-10 minutes a day of focused breathing can have a positive impact on mental health and physical performance. 

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What Happens When We Feel Pain?

Ever wondered what causes pain? Pain is a sensation that is caused, not by the stimulus of injury itself but by the message that is sent to the brain and our response to the trigger is determined b...

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We are Climate Neutral Certified

Like so many individuals, brands and businesses, we care about the health of our people and the planet. So, we’ve taken an important leap to reduce and offset our carbon emissions. WIth the help of...

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Frozen shoulder is the common name for adhesive capsulitis, a condition that limits your range of motion. It can have a huge impact on everyday life and wellbeing. There are various stages of froze...

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THE STRESS FACTOR - Ways to reduce stress

Feeling stressed over weeks or months can weaken the immune system and cause high blood pressure, fatigue, depression, anxiety and have other harmful effects on the body. If you have been feeling ...

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How to Release Tight Hamstrings

Tight hamstrings can have a huge impact on mobility and flexibility. Try these simple tips to nurture and open up the backs of your legs and improve flexibility. 

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Both heat and ice can be effective treatments for many types of pain and injuries if used properly. Knowing their uses and more importantly, WHEN to use them can help improve your chances for a spe...

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Recover Better with Laura Hingston - Australian 10m platform diver

Laura Hingston is an Australian 10m platform diver. She's an incredible athlete in a very demanding sport. She shares with us her journey and struggles through injury, rehab and recovery.

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What Are The Benefits of Cold Showers?

Cold showers definitely get the heart racing! There are many reasons why you might be curious about cold showers and the physiological benefits for recovery, stress, mood, sleep and even weight loss.

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Positive Mindset for Injury Recovery

No matter how you look at it, getting injured sucks. You were at the top of your game: and now forced to break from your training, your life, your established routine and the sports activities you ...

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Good and Bad Exercises

Have you got any good exercises for (insert some sports injury here)? It’s probably the number one question I’ve been asked as a sports physio. My answer is always the same; I have plenty of exerci...