Should I tape or brace my ankle after an ankle sprain?

Ankle sprains are one of the most common musculoskeletal injuries. They often occur in sports and activities such as netball, basketball, soccer and gymnastics. Taping and bracing are used to either protect the ankle joint during healing and rehabilitation or as a preventative measure to minimise future injuries. They essentially do this by restricting undesired, potentially [...]

By |2019-02-13T05:06:59+00:00February 13th, 2019|Blogs|0 Comments

Heel pain that won’t go away – Plantar Fasciitis

That feeling when you take those first few steps in the morning. You feel a burning, stabbing pain at the bottom of your foot. Does this sound familiar to you? You are probably asking yourself, “What can I do to make this pain go away”? The answer is not that simple unfortunately. The plantar fascia [...]

By |2019-02-13T05:07:54+00:00September 20th, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments

Exercising with Lower Back Pain: Should I be working through the pain?

At some point over your lifetime, you may experience low back pain. Over the last week I have spoken with several clients about their backs. A frequent question after I recommend exercise is “should I just rest and take some pain relief?” The simple answer is no. Exercise and movement is good for your back [...]

By |2019-02-13T05:07:50+00:00September 1st, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments

How to Avoid Knee Pain When You Run

How often have you gone for a run only to stop short because your knees have started hurting? Do you experience pain when you bend or straighten your knee, especially when walking down a flight of stairs? Do your knees often buckle, lock or swell? Painful, isn’t it? If you have any of these symptoms, [...]

By |2019-02-13T05:08:30+00:00August 30th, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments

I’ve torn my hamstring, now what?

By Lisa Zelenka - Physiotherapist I get asked this question frequently by people who have recently injured their hamstring, so let's talk about it. Have you ever had a sharp pain in the back of you leg after a heavy sprint session? Hamstring muscle injuries are one of the most common injuries across a number [...]

By |2019-02-13T05:03:26+00:00August 22nd, 2018|Blogs|0 Comments