06 Mar

Mobility for surfing

Stage 1: Mobility Surfing. It’s a sport which requires strength, power, agility and mobility all in one. In other words, to surf well one must be able to have the strength and endurance to paddle, the agility and mobility to pop up and position yourself, the balance to stay on your board all the while […]

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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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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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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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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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25 Aug

Geelong, Physiotherapy, Geelong Weekly, Sports, Injuries

Welcome to the very first blog entry on my new website! Being my very first blog I wanted to let you know why I have chosen to blog and how I came to practicing in the beautiful city of Geelong. I am really excited to broadcast myself through my website. In the digital age we […]

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13 May

All Roads Lead to Rome – An insight from ATP Physiotherapist Ben Herde

The ATP Masters 1000 and WTA Premier Event at the Rome Open is a must-stop for the world’s most elite tennis players. Unlike most tourists who visit Rome, it isn’t the food, fashion and historic architecture that bring these guys here. The Rome tournament is the last major tournament before the second Grand Slam of […]

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