Have you ever rolled your ankle? Well who hasn’t? Rolled it more than once? Probably. Ankle sprains are common, they account for up to 34% of all sporting injuries and about 80% of all ankle injuries. Most ankle sprains are mild, so the common treatment thought can be “walk it off, it’ll be ‘right”. This
Plantar Fasciitis is a common overuse conditions of the foot that accounts for up to 15% of foot and ankle conditions seen by Health Professionals. The Plantar Fascia is the strong fibrous tendon made from collagen that attaches from the bottom of your heel to the balls of your feet, and is important in the mechanics of walking, running, jumping, and landing.
Picture this You wake up one morning with shoulder pain, go to see your doctor, and he send you off to get a scan, which quickly reveals you have a “full thickness tear of your rotator cuff” You feel a sharp pain whilst deadlifting, and a scan shows you have a “disc protrusion at L4/5
The squat is a fundamental movement pattern that we perform every day. Not only is it crucial to master the movement pattern, but it is important to implement the squat as part of your exercise program. Once mastered, adding weight to your squat will assist in improving function, tissue resiliency and reduce the risk of
So what is an Exercise Physiologist and how can they help you? Simply put an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) is a university qualified Allied Health Professional who specialises in exercise prescription for improved health outcomes. With a minimum four (4) years of university study, AEP’s have the knowledge and skills to design, deliver and evaluate