Osteoarthritis Exercises for Knee Pain

Osteoarthritis Exercises for Knee Pain

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

As we age, our bodies don’t work as well as they used to. We’re finding it hard to accept that our backs are achy and our knees are sore. What’s going on here and how can it stop? Read more

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Triathlon Season

Triathlon Season

Thursday, August 08, 2019

The triathlon pre-season is all about re-focusing and taking care of all those “extras” that don’t get as much TLC while you’re in the full swing of your training regimen.  Read more

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19th hole driving range Penrith - a great place to work on your game!

19th hole driving range Penrith - a great place to work on your game!

Tuesday, August 06, 2019

As many of my patients and you readers would know by now, I love my golf, and if I’m not in the clinic, I can probably be found on a golf course somewhere, and if not, I might just be at a driving range working on my game. Just last week I ducked into Penrith’s newest, revamped, driving range; The 19th hole. Read more

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Flying with Sinus Pain

Flying with Sinus Pain

Monday, August 05, 2019

During the winter, it’s nice to daydream about tropical holidays and carefree beach days. During the summer, we might yearn for trips out to the mountains to bask in the simple life of off-the-grid cabins and nights by the fire.  Read more

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Ready for This Year’s City2Surf? | 8 Last-Minute Training Tips

Ready for This Year’s City2Surf? | 8 Last-Minute Training Tips

Thursday, August 01, 2019

City2Surf is right around the corner. Are you ready Sydney’s most famous run? Read more

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En Pointe? The importance of a biomechanical assessment for every ballet dancer

En Pointe? The importance of a biomechanical assessment for every ballet dancer

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Are you a ballet dancer? Then you have probably tried pointe shoes or it is your dream to dance en pointe. En pointe is a French term that translates to “on the tips of the toes” and it literally what it sounds like – dancing right up on the tips of your toes!  Read more

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Management of Wrist Injuries For Snowboarders

Management of Wrist Injuries For Snowboarders

Thursday, July 18, 2019

Snowboarding is a breeding ground for wrist injuries. Mostly due to the fact that with both legs strapped in, they’re no help in breaking a fall. Instead, snowboarders rely on outstretched hands to lessen the blow, leading to all kinds of wrist problems. Read more

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When can I go back to sport or exercise after an injury?

When can I go back to sport or exercise after an injury?

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

There is no simple answer to this unfortunately as there are many factors to consider. However, I do have a couple of simple rules to follow as a start. Read more

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5 Killer Stretches For Tight Hip Flexors

5 Killer Stretches For Tight Hip Flexors

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Your hip flexor is the muscle that runs from your hip bone to your knee cap and activates when you flex your hip in doing something like lifting your knee. Activities like running, practicing yoga, and even sitting at your desk can contribute to chronically tight hip flexors if you’re not taking care of them properly. Read more

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You have tight hamstrings: Or do you?

You have tight hamstrings: Or do you?

Thursday, July 11, 2019

At least on a weekly basis, and probably even more often, I will hear from a patient: “I have really tight hamstring” or “I’ve been told I have really tight hamstrings”. The main reason for this statement is that the patient cannot reach their toes. Often this hamstring tightness is what is blamed fir many injuries they have developed or may develop including low back pain, achilles tendon pain, ankle sprains and of course feeling tight and sore in the legs. Read more

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