7 TIPS to help you return to sports safely
7 TIPS to help you return to sports safely
January5, 2021

7 Tips to returning to sport post COVID lockdown to avoid injury As Melbourne and the rest of Victoria slowly return back to some form of normality (albeit ‘COVID normal’ for now) we will see the return of community sport. If you’re 18 or under you may be already be enjoying such ‘pre-COVID-19’ activities! Unfortunately, previously with the commencement of sport/athletes returning to training and games after time-off (e.g. due to injury or holidays) we...

5 Easy Stretches to a healthier knee
5 Easy Stretches to a healthier knee
October19, 2020

Stretch your way to a healthier knee! Why stretch? Stretching can sometimes be missed or undervalued in exercise programs. While there is some conflicting evidence around stretching, there is a time and place where stretching, specifically static stretching, is necessary and can help to prevent pain such as knee pain. How does stretching work? There are many causes of knee pain, and short tight muscles can be one of them. When there is pain or...

Aquatic Physiotherapy a.k.a Hydrotherapy- What can it do for me?
Aquatic Physiotherapy a.k.a Hydrotherapy- What can it do for me?
June15, 2015

Aquatherapy (Water-based exercise therapy) has been around for centuries and it is an excellent form of therapy for you to recover from an injury and to get fitter. Exercise is preventative medical maintenance that can begin paying off immediately. Aquatherapy utilises the principles of hydrostatics and hydrodynamics to create challenges that promote health through exercising in water. Hydrotherapy is usually conducted in water of temperature 35°C-37°C. The benefits of aquatic exercise are thought to result...