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Tuesday 31st October 2017
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By Tommy

There is a high rate of ACL ruptures in female soccer/football players and the research suggests that up to 50% of these injuries could have been avoided with proper implementation and adherence to an injury prevention program. Two programs that have been proven to reduce ACL injuries include the FIFA 11+ and the PEP program.

FIFA 11+

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Saturday 14th October 2017
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By Tommy

Appropriate management for your Achilles pain is important.

Optimal loading is the key - the right amount of load at the right time will improve the tendons ability to sustain loads and forces. Regular physical activity and a positive attitude are

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Sunday 8th October 2017
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By Tommy

In an attempt to decrease overweight kids and childhood obesity the NSW government is offering a $100 rebate starting next January that you can claim per child, per calendar year, to reduce the cost of sport registration or membership fees.

Select the link below for more information.

https://sport.nsw.gov.au/sectordevelopment/activekids

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Tuesday 26th September 2017
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By Tommy

It's important to remain active when you have back pain.

Below is a link to a short video that you may find helpful.

Its always good to seek the advice of a skilled practitioner to help you to remain active when you have back pain.

Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9hzPIb_-h8o

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Tuesday 12th September 2017
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By Tommy

 

A question that we get as Physio's all the time, when can I play again?

We alway encourge a graded return to sport and there are multiple factors that can influence our decision to give you the green light to play however following a lower limb injury whether it be the ankle, hip or knee, here are four tests that we

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Sunday 10th September 2017
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By Tommy

Here are 10 things not to do for lower limb and tendon pain.

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Friday 1st September 2017
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By Tommy

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Wednesday 23rd August 2017
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By Tommy

 

Ankle Rehabilitation - Restoring range and strength

Our ankle moves in many different ways which is why we can walk and run on uneven and slanted surfaces. It is a mobile adaptor that has the ability to respond and stabilise to whatever surface is under our foot.

The

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Tuesday 15th August 2017
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By Tommy

Ankle rehabilitation - Advanced proprioception

Once you have mastered balancing on one foot you can take it to the next level by attempting to balance on the ball of your foot using the same variations. Eyes closed, ball tosses, uneven surface.

Push up onto your toes

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Saturday 12th August 2017
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By Tommy

Proprioception and Early ankle rehabilitation

A rolled ankle is one of the most common injuries physiotherapists tend to treat. Although it may not seem like a big deal as the pain subsides not participating in an appropriate rehab program can lead to discomfort and reduced performance

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