182017Oct
Becoming an Old Man

Becoming an Old Man

How do you know when you are old? Some say it’s when you have to make a noise to rise up from the ground. Others say it’s when you have to weigh up the potential effects of the hangover before you start drinking.But from a physio perspective it’s when a person, who was previously fit…

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292017Jun
The Female Athletic Triad

The Female Athletic Triad

What is the Female Athletic Triad? Surf Life Physio explains this under reported condition What makes up this triad? As can be seen above there are three main components to this condition and they are: Energy Deficiency with or without disordered eating Energy deficiency is clinically denoted by an imbalance between the amount of energy…

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262017Jun
The physio just gave me exercises!

The physio just gave me exercises!

A big complaint about the physio profession is that ‘we just give exercises’, send you home and make you do the work! A better term to call physio prescribed exercises is actually ‘mechanotherapy‘. I’ve had friends of mine complain about my very treasured profession at times – they say, “Josh, all physio’s do is send…

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222017Jun
A Day in the Life of a World Champion- Bree Masters

A Day in the Life of a World Champion- Bree Masters

When Melissa Cracroft-Wilson (nee Howard) started her run of 10 Australian Flags titles, little did she know that she was inspiring a Sydney based self confessed, ‘Tiny, skinny, full time dancer”, to follow in her foot steps. But that’s what Bree Masters says was the thing that made her swap her dancing shoes for Ohana…

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192017Jun
What is Pilates?

What is Pilates?

Pilates – Do you know where this form of exercise comes from? Pilates incorporates floor-based mat exercises and highly specialized purpose-built equipment exercises, utilizing the reformer, trapeze table and ladder barrel. Pilates has exploded within the fitness industry worldwide and, consequently, Pilates classes, groups and studios can be found in all major cities of the…

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