Sports Focus Physiotherapy Blog

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PHYSIO FOCUS FIT IN 45

PHYSIO FOCUS FIT IN 45 Do you want to return to your pre-coronavirus strength and fitness levels? Or are you looking to start improving your overall health? Sports Focus Physio is offering a new circuit class at our Northbridge clinic. PHYSIO FOCUS FIT IN 45 is a total body circuit workout that will target all [...]

2020-07-08T14:27:15+10:00July 8th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Avoid Injuries While Playing Team Sports

Avoid Injuries While Playing Team Sports The AFL season is finally in action, and many of you are probably thinking about returning to your own sporting aspirations that have unfortunately been put on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic. The AFL preseason is thankfully structured in a way that allows players to slowly build up [...]

2020-07-03T16:18:45+10:00July 6th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Treating Knee or Hip Osteoarthritis

We all know of someone with knee or hip osteoarthritis. It’s frightening how many times we hear that surgery is the answer to this disease, because surgery is not the first line of treatment you should seek for knee or hip osteoarthritis. Instead, working with a physiotherapist on pain management and following an individualised exercise [...]

2020-06-30T13:14:07+10:00June 30th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Corked Muscle Physiotherapy

Corked muscle physiotherapy What is a corked muscle? A corked muscle happens as a result of direct trauma to the muscle by an object or impact from a person. A corked muscle can occur in any area, but it most commonly happens in the thigh region. In most cases a cork occurs due to the [...]

2020-06-22T15:19:00+10:00June 21st, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Return to Sports after COVID-19

Return to Sports after COVID-19 The NSW Government has announced that indoor fitness facilities such as gyms, indoor pools, leisure centres and health and dance studios are now reopened. Sports and recreation organisations can now increase to groups of 20 for outdoor non-contact sporting activities, while still following social distancing guidelines. Junior and senior community [...]

2020-06-12T13:54:45+10:00June 12th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Jaw Pain Treatment

Jaw Pain Treatment Jaw pain is experienced by quite a number of people, but in many causes, it goes unaddressed. Jaw pain is caused when the small muscles in the jaw become tight and overactive. TMJ dysfunction is a common cause of jaw pain or tightness, but not all jaw pain is necessarily caused by [...]

2020-06-29T14:09:35+10:00June 10th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Injuries

Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Your Injuries When it comes to sports injuries, it’s important that you see a physio early on and don’t ignore your injuries. The sooner you get treatment, the better. By forgoing treatment, you run the risk of prolonging pain and injury, limiting mobility and making it difficult to return to your [...]

2020-06-03T09:56:33+10:00June 3rd, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

How to Avoid Pain from Sitting All Day

How to Avoid Pain from Sitting All Day Are you a professional or student who sits at a computer all day? You’ve probably experienced that familiar feeling of stiffness and tightness when you go to stand up after a long period of sitting. It can be almost painful. When you’re seated, there’s a group of [...]

2020-05-27T16:33:35+10:00May 27th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Headaches and Working From Home

Headaches and Working From Home   Headaches are a common complaint among the general population, the type of which can be classified dependant on their cause. Cervicogenic headaches can arise from 4 types of musculoskeletal structures of the head and neck: joints, muscles, neural (nerve) structures, and fascia (connective tissue).   The cause of a [...]

2020-05-27T16:25:28+10:00May 27th, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Why Prenatal Physiotherapy is Important

Why Prenatal Physiotherapy is Important Becoming a mother is one of the most exciting, daunting and potentially painful experiences a woman can go through. The body goes through many changes over the span of 40 weeks to accommodate for the baby that is growing inside you. These changes are nothing short of amazing, but they [...]

2020-05-22T11:59:09+10:00May 22nd, 2020|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|