Running 10km – Knee Pain

Running 10km – Knee Pain Knee pain. My last post about potential running injuries has caught up with me over the past few runs. You can go back and have a look at that here, Running 10km – Running Injuries. The injury has slowed down my progress a fair bit with my max distance over […]

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Workplace Injuries

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Workplace injuries happen all time, they are an unfortunate occupational hazard of every industry.  After 15 years in the Health industry i have learnt that most employers and injured workers know very little about the Workers Compensation system or their role in the return to work process after an injury.  This can often lead to […]

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Hoys Physio Mo Team

Hoys Physio Mo Team is getting a ready for the2016 Movember to help raise money and awareness for our fathers, partners, brothers and friends that face a health crisis that isn’t being talked about. Men are dying too young. We can’t afford to stay silent. Matt and Rob Hoy have done Movember before in 2014 but due to […]

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Running 10km – Running Benefits

Running 10km – Running Benefits I started this program knowing that there were running benefits (otherwise I wouldn’t be doing it!). But I hadn’t looked closely at recent research and other potential benefits. My goal this week was to find evidence to support the widely accepted benefits and also to see if there were any […]

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Pilates

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Pilates Pilates is a form of exercising targeting certain muscle groups to improve overall strength, endurance, posture and flexibility. It aims to improve the body’s ability to activate the correct muscles at the appropriate time, focusing on those muscles that support the spine, known as the ‘core.’ Pilates combines the principles of muscle control and […]

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Hydrotherapy

What is Hydrotherapy? Hydrotherapy is the use of exercises in the water to help with the rehabilitation of a condition. As the weather warms up more people are starting to get back into the water to get their regular exercise. Some are braving the ocean and outdoor pools while some have kept up their pool-based […]

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Running 10km – Running Injuries

Running 10km – Running Injuries Running injuries, such as shin splints, ITB friction syndrome, and patellofemoral pain syndrome can occur at any stage of a person’s running journey. Early identification of the cause and early treatment are essential to stay on track. Physiotherapists have the skills and equipment to assess both your running style and […]

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Running 10km – Going Further

Harry Groom

Running 10km – Going Further A mistake I often see in clients is that they over-reach themselves by running further than their body can tolerate. This can be particularly frustrating for those who have spent a number of weeks being consistent with their rehab only to pull up sore after their first run, swim, cycle […]

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Running 10km – and doing it right.

Running 10km How does someone go from the occasional run (to catch their naughty dog) to running 10km? My perspective of running has been one of distant admiration. Great for health, great for fitness, great for patients, but not for me. Sure I had run in the past but more as an aspect of training for sport […]

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Achilles Tendonitis

Achilles Tendonitis What Causes Achilles Tendonitis? Tendons are the tough fibres that connect muscle to bone. Most tendon injuries occur near joints, such as the shoulder, elbow, knee, and ankle. A tendon injury may seem to happen suddenly, but usually it is the result of many tiny tears to the tendon that have happened over […]

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