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How to Treat Achilles Tendonitis? Why You Need To Look Beyond the Achilles Tendon

How to Treat Achilles Tendonitis? Why You Need To Look Beyond the Achilles Tendon

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 […]

How to Get Better at Fortnite Chapter 2: 12 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge (#11 is 500 IQ)

How to Get Better at Fortnite Chapter 2: 12 Unique Tips For a Competitive Edge (#11 is 500 IQ)

How amazing is everything Epic Games has delivered us in Fortnite Chapter 2?! If you survived the two-day Fortnite-free blackhole event you’re probably raring to get back on the grind. However, if you’re one of the 200 million+ currently enjoying this brilliantly addictive online shoot-em-up […]

What is Osgood Schlatter Disease? Why Treating Your Back May Help Solve a Frustrating Injury

What is Osgood Schlatter Disease? Why Treating Your Back May Help Solve a Frustrating Injury

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

Research: Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Research: Pushups Capacity Linked With Risk Of Cardiovascular Disease

Pushups have been a staple of exercise programs for as long as there’s been exercise programs. They’re a great bodyweight exercise for upper body strength and function which is fantastic considering how simple and cost effective they are to do. Interestingly, the number of pushups […]

Wim Hof Method: 15 Incredible Everyday Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Wim Hof Method: 15 Incredible Everyday Benefits You Need to Experience (Part 2)

Hopefully you have some awareness of Wim Hof and his methods. If not, check out part one of my two-part take on the Wim Hof Method. In short, Wim has developed a technique that utilizes deep breathing, cold exposure and mental focus to gain conscious […]

What is the Wim Hof Method? Learn How to Reclaim Better Health & Happiness With Deep Breathing and the Cold (Pt. 1)

What is the Wim Hof Method? Learn How to Reclaim Better Health & Happiness With Deep Breathing and the Cold (Pt. 1)

Unless you’ve been living under a rock the last few years you may have started to hear about Wim Hof and his breathing technique. If you’ve been a patient of mine or follow my work online, you’ll at least have had some exposure. In my […]

Hamstring Injury: Why Treating Your Back is Essential to Fix the Problem (ft. Ex-AFL Superstar Cyril Rioli)

Hamstring Injury: Why Treating Your Back is Essential to Fix the Problem (ft. Ex-AFL Superstar Cyril Rioli)

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 […]

Research: A Cold Shower May Lead to Fewer Sick Days

Research: A Cold Shower May Lead to Fewer Sick Days

A cold shower may not sound appealing to many – particularly during the colder months. But it’s something we should seriously consider due to the mounting health benefits. It’s something I’ve warmed to (yep, I went there) over the last few years. These perceived health […]

Knee Tendonitis: Why Your Back May Be at Fault (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Knee Tendonitis: Why Your Back May Be at Fault (ft. Jaeger O’Meara)

Knee tendonitis can be persistent and tricky to conquer. The road to recovery can include many ups and downs, false starts and frustrations – often culminating in a less than positive experience. We do a great job diagnosing and treating knee tendonitis, but as a […]