Glenmore Heritage Valley Golf Club - A gem of Penrith

Glenmore Heritage Valley Golf Club - A gem of Penrith

Friday, January 25, 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. Just this week I was lucky enough to play a round at one of our local Penrith courses; Glenmore Heritage Valley Golf Club.  The weather was hot but the golf didn’t disappoint Read more

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Sprinters Prehab | Get More out of Your Legs While Avoiding Injury

Sprinters Prehab | Get More out of Your Legs While Avoiding Injury

Sunday, January 20, 2019

Sprint training is a great addition to any exercise or sports training program. It builds muscle, burns fat and saves you time. The problem is, sprinting is a very intense activity and can lead to physical injury if your body is not properly prepared for it. Taking time away from training to rehab an injury is never ideal. So, how can you get more out of your legs while avoiding injury? The answer, is simple. It’s called Prehab. Read more

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Difference Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

Difference Between Rheumatoid Arthritis and Fibromyalgia

Saturday, January 19, 2019

Arthritis affects numerous people worldwide and according to ABS In 2011-12, 14.8% of Australians (or around 3.3 million people) had arthritis, with prevalence higher amongst women than men (17.7% compared with 11.8%). Read more

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Stress Fractures in Runners

Stress Fractures in Runners

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Stress fractures are, in a lot of ways a runner’s worst nightmare. Bone injuries are painful and force you to take time away from what you love to do… run! Plus, stress fractures caused by running are most common in the feet, legs and ankles and are exacerbated by simple everyday activities like walking and standing. Read more

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The ins and outs of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) graft options - the pro and cons of graft choice

The ins and outs of ACL (Anterior Cruciate Ligament) graft options - the pro and cons of graft choice

Monday, January 14, 2019

So you’ve ruptured your Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL)? Chances are you did it skiing or playing soccer or oztag or in some other activity that challenged the stability of your knee. If you want to continue performing these activities, chances are you will need to have surgery to repair / replace your ACL. There are many graft options now available and the aim of this article is to arm you with some information to help you make your decision. It is important to realise that some graft options have been along longer than others and hence have more long-term data associated with them. Read more

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8 Things your feet are saying about your health

8 Things your feet are saying about your health

Thursday, January 10, 2019

A foot is perhaps the most overlooked part of the body and gets very little attention. Besides painting our toes now and then and plucking off that stray hair during sandal season, our feet are mostly ignored. But did you know that a foot is the perfect indicator of our overall health and provides valuable pointers that we should take note of. If you experience any of these below, make sure you consult your general practitioner immediately or a Physio Inq PodiatristRead more

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10 Simple Exercises You Can Do To Kick-Start Your Fitness Journey

10 Simple Exercises You Can Do To Kick-Start Your Fitness Journey

Wednesday, January 02, 2019

Many people would want to become more physically active and start working out on a regular basis, but sometimes they might feel intimidated by professional fitness instructors, athletes or other fitness enthusiasts at the gym. They might think that if they haven't lifted a dumbbell in the last 25-30 years, what's the point of doing it now? This is a bad mindset that can prevent you from becoming the person you want to be! Everyone started from 0 at some point in his life, including bodybuilding celebrities like Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sagi Kalev, so it is normal to feel a little anxious until you learn the ropes. Read more

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