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How to prevent back injury when lifting weights

In the clinic, we often see gym goers presenting with upper, middle, or lower back pain from lifting weights, through exercises such as deadlift and back squat. Does this mean that lifting weights is bad for your back? It certainly doesn’t, and whilst there is a risk of back injuries, there are numerous strategies we …

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Sciatica

Sciatica Physiotherapy Treatment – Fast, Reliable & Safe Results

Sciatica, or sciatic pain, is a term used to describe symptoms of pain, pins and needles, or reduced muscular control due to sciatic nerve root irritation. When the sciatic nerve root is compressed in the lower lumbar spine, symptoms can be felt along the pathway of this nerve, starting at the lower back, and travelling …

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Tips on Injury-Free Running From a Physiotherapist Who Runs

Running has a large participation rate in Australia with an estimated 1.2 million Australians aged over the age of 15 participating in running each and every year. Running has so many health benefits, both physically and mentally, however due to the demands on the body, it is also an activity that results in pain and …

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The Lizard Pose – Hip Mobility Exercise for Runners

If you are a runner and you would like to either improve your performance or decrease your injury risk, this may be for you! Before we talk about hip mobility, I’d like to clear up the use of the words mobility and flexibility. They are commonly used to talk about the same thing, however, they …

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Ankle Instability

Lateral ankle sprains (LAS) are common musculoskeletal injuries with a high prevalence among the general population and individuals who participate in sports. Despite the high prevalence, it is reported that approximately 50% of individuals who sustain a LAS will seek medical attention; and the worrying statistic? A large proportion of those who sustain a LAS will develop …

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