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Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Fibromyalgia: A Powerful Perspective To Simplify a Complicated Condition

Before we discuss Fibromyalgia, I want to start things off with a quick disclaimer. The information in this article draws from my clinical experience as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist). It’s what I’ve come to understand actively trying to solve the Fibromyalgia puzzle for my patients. […]

Power Band: Supercharge Your Mobility & Banish Static Stretching Forever

Power Band: Supercharge Your Mobility & Banish Static Stretching Forever

Hopefully you have some awareness of the power band. It’s a game-changer. Not to be confused with the controversial power band bracelets, the power band (or jump stretch band) is legitimately one of the most important recent additions to the mobility landscape. Not only has this little […]

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

Achilles Tendonitis: Learn Why It’s Not Just an Achilles Tendon Injury

If you’re reading this there’s a strong chance you, or someone you know has Achilles tendonitis. And as a Physiotherapist (Physical Therapist) I completely understand how frustrating it can be. This type of Achilles pain can be hard to shake quickly and can genuinely persist […]

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Learn Why Your Back Might Be At Fault

Osgood Schlatter Disease: Learn Why Your Back Might Be At Fault

Osgood Schlatter Disease (OSD) is a common cause of knee pain in children and young athletes. It’s traditionally categorized as growing pains, despite this label often complicating a swift recovery. As a Physiotherapist actively trying to better understand and solve OSD, it seems we might […]

Hamstring Injury: Treat Your Back to Fix the Problem

Hamstring Injury: Treat Your Back to Fix the Problem

The hamstring injury is far too common. Despite the time and effort we devote to its prevention and treatment it’s still so frequent. In the Australian Football League (AFL) alone, new hamstring injury rates have barely shifted for the best part of six years. This […]

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Why Stomach Sleeping Isn’t Bad for Your Neck

Do you avoid stomach sleeping to protect your neck? It’s understandable if you do because it makes perfect sense. Lying on your stomach with your neck twisted to one side for too long can eventually make it sore. It seems a no-brainer. So this may sound strange […]

Knee Tendonitis: Have We Missed This? ft. Jaeger O’Meara

Knee Tendonitis: Have We Missed This? ft. Jaeger O’Meara

This is an article I’ve brought across and re-purposed from my days at Peninsula Physiotherapy. I still feel like this is very important and needs a reboot in 2019. Back in 2017, Jaeger O’Meara’s knee tendonitis and subsequent ruptured patella tendon was one of THE […]

Inside Fitness: 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False

Inside Fitness: 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False

Good news, I’m fortunate enough to have an article published by Inside Fitness, Canada’s number one fitness magazine!   The article entitled 10 Musculoskeletal Myths You Didn’t Realize Were False suggests a list of popular ideas that we should challenge. Ideas, that on the surface make […]

Tennis Elbow: Conquer the Symptoms by Treating Your Neck

Tennis Elbow: Conquer the Symptoms by Treating Your Neck

If you’ve had Tennis Elbow before you’ll understand how frustrating it can be. It’s stubborn, persistent and often compounded by a lack of obvious triggers. But did you know that it may be more than just isolated elbow pain? That there’s an important piece of […]

What Makes a ‘Good Shoe’? Why Our Current Thinking is Outdated & Wrong

What Makes a ‘Good Shoe’? Why Our Current Thinking is Outdated & Wrong

Consider this when thinking about what makes a good shoe. Your modern heeled and arch-supportive shoes are probably bad for you. There, I’ve said it. No doubt they look and feel great but are they also creating a legacy that will define the future health […]