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July 2019

When to Begin Rehabilitation

2019-07-18T12:10:16+10:00July 18th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

How long after sustaining an injury should you wait to begin rehabilitation? Is it worth waiting to see if the condition improves, or is immediate treatment the way to go? When to begin rehabilitation The New England Journal of Medicine conducted studies to find the answer to these questions. These studies involved 50 amateur athletes, [...]

Overstriding When Running

2019-07-18T11:47:55+10:00July 12th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Overstriding when running Overstriding when running happens when your foot hits the ground ahead of your centre of mass. This then increases the vertical ground force and braking impulse. Why do you need to be aware of over-striking when running? Studies have found that ‘support to support’ is the efficient way to run. This means [...]

Physiotherapy for Whiplash

2019-07-12T11:13:24+10:00July 5th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Physiotherapy for Whiplash Some of our patients come to Sports Focus Physiotherapy with a history of whiplash and ongoing shoulder, upper back or neck pain. These issues can be difficult to manage without immediate treatment. The key is to get physiotherapy for whiplash as early as you can, so you can return to activity sooner. [...]

FULL TIME PHYSIOTHERAPIST

2019-08-14T14:08:39+10:00July 1st, 2019|Sports Focus Physiotherapy Jobs|

FULL-TIME Physiotherapist with Pilates training NORTHBRIDGE – lower north Shore – Sydney This role allows for a mixed musculoskeletal, Spinal, Sports and Pilates caseload  We are searching for the right person to cover maternity leave from early August for 12-18 months Sports Focus Northbridge is one of several practices in the Sports Focus group operating [...]

June 2019

Shin Splints Stretches and Exercises

2019-07-12T11:13:29+10:00June 28th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Shin Splints Stretches and Exercises How to stretch your shins with the 4 best shin splints stretches for shin splint treatment. The term “Shin splints” is commonly used to describe lower leg pain. However, shin splints are only one of several conditions that affect the lower leg. The most common causes of lower leg pain [...]

Do you have Poor Posture?

2019-07-18T11:46:51+10:00June 20th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

A lot of patients come through our doors with back pain and poor posture due to the hours they spend in front of their computers at work. As our aim is to help you achieve optimal health, here are some common signs of poor posture that can lead to pain in the joints, muscles [...]

Common Calf Injury Symptoms and Causes

2019-07-18T11:47:03+10:00June 13th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Are you feeling pain in your calf and you can’t identify the cause? It’s a common pain that can make walking, running and jumping difficult. This calf pain can be due to an underlying medical condition, injury, or a problem in the arteries or nerves. While it can often feel like a minor muscle strain, [...]

Hamstring Tears in Rugby

2019-07-12T12:43:58+10:00June 7th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

With the school rugby season nearly upon us, it’s important that you have the right advice to on how to help your child deal with one of the most common rugby injuries: the hamstring tear. Hamstring Tears in Rugby The hamstring tear, also known as a hamstring pull or strain, causes many athletes to miss [...]

May 2019

Types of Rugby Injuries

2019-07-18T11:47:11+10:00May 31st, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Rugby is a popular sport in Australia. It requires a high level of agility, endurance and speed. And since it’s also a contact sport, there is a great potential for head injuries, overuse injuries and trauma injuries. It is important that you know how to prevent these types of rugby injuries, so you can stay [...]

Benefits of Exercise for Women Over 40

2019-06-13T11:44:58+10:00May 24th, 2019|Sports Focus Physio Therapy Blog|

Benefits of Exercise for Women Over 40 You’re not in your early 20s anymore, and your body hasn’t been the same after your last pregnancy. You’re working 5 days a week while your weekends are spent looking after your children and getting them to their birthday parties and sporting events on time. You’re lucky if [...]