24 Oct

Meet your Summer Fitness Goals

Summer Fitness Goals = Endless Summer Fun As the weather slowly warms up, so does our desire to get outdoors and get moving. These 6 tips will ensure you get the most out of your training whilst staying injury free building your summer fitness. Get the right gear for Summer Fitness You don’t have to […]

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23 Oct

Running: smarter, better and pain-free

Run, run, run, the health benefits are plenty Running is one of the easiest and cheapest fitness activities to perform. Whether you are looking to kick start your health regime, run with your dog on the beach or train for a marathon, the health benefits of running are plenty. Unfortunately runners make simple errors with […]

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16 Oct

Netball Australia’s KNEE Program

Netball Australia’s KNEE Program     Research by the Australian Sports Commission has found netball to be the most popular team sport for girls in Australia (AusPlay, 2017). Knee injuries are the most common injuries sustained by netballers, with a staggering 25% of major injuries involving the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). To help combat this, […]

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16 Sep

Gardening Fitness for Geelong’s Spring From a Sports Physio

By Ben Herde – Sports Physiotherapist and avid Gardener September is a beautiful time of year in Geelong and The Surf Coast. Not only is there the buzz of the football finals,  there is also the end of winter and the return of warmer weather which is more inviting for getting outside and enjoying working in the garden. […]

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16 Sep

Pain in the tendon

Belinda is an APA Sports Physio has a strong interest in treating the difficult tendon. This is due to both her clinical involvement with the problem and her invested interest researching the area after being an invited speaker to both The International Tennis Medicine conference in 2016 and also last year at Tennis Australia’s Annual […]

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23 Aug

We Need You – Locum Physio Position – Grand Slam Physiotherapy, Geelong

Grand Slam Physiotherapy is an up and coming, innovative Private Practice clinic in Geelong that is owned and operated by two Sports Physiotherapists that have a background of employment in International tennis Physiotherapy and the Olympics. The clinic has a boutique feel whereby the emphasis is placed on high quality care and extra commitment to […]

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15 Jun

Injury prevention tips for the skier and snowboarder.

Injury prevention  tips for the skier and snowboarder.   With the temperatures dropping and the snow starting to fall on the mountains, its the perfect time to discuss ways you can stay injury free when on the slopes this winter!   Top Tips! Not only is it important to ensure you are strong leading into […]

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11 May

Run, Run, Run…. The health benefits are endless.

Running is one of the easiest and cheapest fitness activities to perform. Whether you are looking to kick start your health regime, run with your dog on the beach or train for a marathon, the health benefits of running are endless. Unfortunately runners make simple errors with their training and end up injured. Here are […]

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20 Mar

First line treatment for hip and knee arthritis.

  Exercise and movement. GLA:D®, or Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark, is an education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms. What does GLA:DTM involve? This education and exercise program reflects the latest evidence in osteoarthritis (OA) research.  It also includes feedback from people with OA […]

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16 Dec

ACL Pearls of Wisdom

On Friday the 15th of November, I had the pleasure of attending an ACL symposium hosted by the La Trobe University Sports and Exercise Medicine Research Centre in Melbourne. There were a number of excellent keynote speakers covering topics such as current ACL injury data, Injury prevention programmes and their effectiveness, Surgical techniques for ACL […]

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